The Daily Tar Heel

Serving the students and the University community since 1893

Saturday July 2nd

Student Life

DTH Photo Illustration. Students scroll through "Where Y'all Goin'", a student run Instagram account exposing UNC students violating COVID protocols.

Where'd Y'all Go? Viral watchdog Instagram account deleted after threats

“I think this account was the first time that students were seeing, ‘Oh, people are watching,’” UNC senior Molly Cummings said. “I think the students that don't care, simply don't care. I don't think their actions are going to change unless the University does something, so with the account being gone, I don't know that things will change unless the University starts taking action.”

Read More »

Karly Smith, a senior double majoring in sociology and African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, sits on the steps of Wilson Library on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. "Mental health is an important basis for all health," says Smith, who hopes to become a therapist herself. "And it's often overlooked."

CAPS has a remedy for students of color struggling to find mental health support

In September of 2020, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) launched a program to connect students of color with psychologists they can relate to. “The main goal of MCHP program is to be forward facing, to go into student groups and organizations, doing outreach and being present in student meetings,” Erinn Scott, co-facilitator of the program, said. Jasmine Mobley, a junior studying sociology, said her identity as a Black woman wasn’t prioritized by her white doctor, making it difficult to find help.

Read More »

Isaac Williamson, a first year biomedical engineering major, puts sheet on his bed at Ehringhaus Residence Hall on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021.

Cautiously hopeful: On-campus residents move in, again

After UNC announced that all classes for the fall semester would switch to an online format, most students were sent home in an effort limit campus density just a week before the start of classes. Now, after tightening on-campus housing protocols and the implementation of the Carolina Together Testing Program, residence halls are open again. 

Read More »