9/15/2020 11:21pm

DTH Photo Illustration. A student pulls up the Twitter app on their phone. With UNC's campus shutdown in the spring, more and more students have turned to social media for activist work.

Column: Put the personal before the political

"If we aren’t holding the people in our community accountable, our politics are largely empty — they're performative, self-serving, feel-good mechanisms which allow us to simultaneously ignore and other ourselves from the very systems we claim to be fighting against."


9/15/2020 8:35pm

A police car parked on Franklin Street flashes its lights on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020.

Column: Defund the police

Police agencies currently receive a large budget to respond to a broad umbrella of issues, but using police funds to invest in low-income housing, mental healthcare and school counseling may prevent the need for their involvement in the first place.


9/13/2020 7:59pm

Ryan Smoot

Column: Surviving Zoom University burnout

Here’s how I’m trying to survive Zoom burnout -- these are easy to write but honestly difficult to establish as long-term habits. Do what you can to build a healthier, energetic routine, and don’t worry about being perfect. We’re all going through this together, so never be afraid to reach out to friends, family or mental health professionals for support.


9/3/2020 2:58pm

Student Body President Reeves Moseley outside of the UNC Center for School Leadership Development on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020.

Op-ed: Who I am

"Being closeted is extremely isolating and difficult, and I am sharing this to provide myself as a confidant for anyone who has ever felt the same."


9/1/2020 7:59pm

Editorial: Professors, be kind (yes, even now)

"This pandemic doesn’t just affect our school work, but manifests itself in other aspects of our lives. Between juggling new classes, moving and dealing with illness, enforcing policies consistently across departments and schools is crucial in providing stability and easing students’ anxieties."