The Daily Tar Heel

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Tuesday November 29th


The national and state flag stand outside of the Board of Elections building in Hillsborough, N.C. on Feb. 8, 2020. 

Editorial: It’s time for more local faces in national politics

"When our city council members, mayors and county commissioners represent us in the House, we can bring new ideas to the stagnant arena of federal politics. Ideas that have worked for us, especially here in Orange County, could have the potential to help people across the nation — but we wouldn’t know until our local leaders get their foot in the door."

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Students cross South road on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Jan. 25, 2022.

Column: Chapel Hill should be for pedestrians

"In its current state, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area is difficult to navigate by foot and car. And when these modes of transportation intersect, neither is properly managed or advocated for.  But if the balance had to be shifted in the favor of one side, it should be the pedestrians."

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Assistant University Editor Liv Reilly in 2011. Photo courtesy of Liv Reilly.

Office DJ: Songs for life's road trips and pit stops

"These are the songs that are played as I make my way through whatever this crazy life is. These are the songs that are played as I try to make it through my first year of college. These are also the songs that were played as my dad and I drove through Texas for thirteen hours in one day and the only thing that kept us alive was praline pecans."

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DTH Photo Illustration. The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging educational and social development in children.

Editorial: Mitigating the effect of the pandemic on speech development

"Isolation caused by the pandemic has also created concern among educators and parents as we wonder what the future effects of social isolation and the comfort in it may have on these generations.  In an effort to support all students, regardless of where they are in speech development, it is imperative that primary educators implement options such as plexiglass desks or clear masks in their classrooms. Only then can we begin to mitigate the social effects of the pandemic on student learning."

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