The Daily Tar Heel

Serving the students and the University community since 1893

Saturday May 28th

National Poltics


The Old Well pictured on Oct. 17, 2021.

Farewell Column: UNC doesn’t protect survivors of sexual assault. I know because I am one.

"And I do represent Carolina. I represent the one in three women that are sexually assaulted on this campus. I represent the intelligent young women who come into this institution to study and accomplish great work, only to be exorcized of all morale, their diplomas inked with pain and fear. I also represent the lucky ones; the women who barely come out of that pain alive."

Read More »

Paige Ladisic, the DTH's managing director of sales and strategy, listening to speeches at her farewell party Friday, April 22. Photo courtesy of Brandon Standley.

Office DJ: Songs that make Paige cry

"Before I short-circuit my keyboard with my tears, it’s time to say farewell with my parting gift: my very own Office DJ playlist, in honor of all of the students I’ve had the privilege of working alongside in the last four years."

Read More »

A red wolf rests in the shade in an enclosure at the Carolina Tiger Rescue on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

Carolina Tiger Rescue welcomes critically endangered Red Wolves to sanctuary

On April 5, the Carolina Tiger in Pittsboro welcomed two new red wolf sisters, Caroline and Mist. Red wolves are the only canid species indigenous to the United States, and are the most endangered canid in the world.  “We just feel really privileged to be able to have a small part in helping do what we can to save endangered red wolves,” Louise Orr, communications director at Carolina Tiger Rescue, said.

Read More »

UNC wide receiver Tylee Craft is honored at the Spring Game on Saturday, April 9, 2022. The game was dedicated to Craft, who has recently been diagnosed with cancer.

UNC football team rallies around Tylee Craft following his cancer diagnosis

In mid-March, UNC football's Tylee Craft was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer. Despite the shock and worry that came with Craft's diagnosis, an overpowering sense of unity has emerged in the locker room since. The Tar Heels have rallied around Craft, dedicating this year's spring game to him. To them, it's not a matter of if, but when he will rejoin his teammates — his family — on the field.

Read More »

DTH Photo Illustration. With the cost of tuition rising with each year, college students turn to loans for help.

Column: Graduate students should be funded through the summer

"Graduate students are different from undergraduates in that being a student is our job. The current funding structure leaves us vulnerable to economic difficulty during a time when we should be resting, studying for important exams, working on professional development or spending time with our family and friends we aren’t able to see during the academic year. The University should fully recognize the contributions that graduate students bring to our community and commit to guaranteed pay throughout the summer."

Read More »