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Saturday May 28th

Duke freshman guard Trevor Keels (1) races UNC Sophomore guard RJ Davis (4) to the basket in the Dean Smith Center during the UNC men’s basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. Duke won 87-67.

Column: Cut the UNC men's basketball team some slack

"It’s fitting that this transition for UNC basketball is happening now. In one of the most tumultuous four years in UNC’s history, the University has experienced the reckoning of Silent Sam, sexual assault lawsuits and a global pandemic.  It’s not really a surprise that UNC basketball had one of its statistically worst seasons ever in 2020-2021, a head coaching change and a blowout loss to Duke in the same span of time."

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Hannah Collett is an assistant copy editor at the Daily Tar Heel. 

Office DJ: Tunes for being homesick

"In some ways, I’m often less sick for home, the place, and more so for home, the feeling. But you can’t always recreate something so specific and intangible.  You can drive back to your childhood house, but you can’t drive back to your childhood, when you were a kid and everything seemed so simple. So, instead of filling up my gas tank whenever I wish I could be 'home,' I put on my sad girl homesick playlist. "

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A plane takes off at RDU on Jan. 29, 2022.

Column: The post-COVID-19 study abroad blip

"Due to the pandemic, many students who planned on studying abroad earlier in their college careers had their plans rescheduled. And rescheduled again. And again. Now that the CDC has loosened restrictions following COVID-19 exposure and infection, study abroad programs are beginning to travel again. And all the students who have been trying to study abroad left with them."

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