Anna Pogarcic

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Anna Pogarcic is the editor-in-chief for the 2020-2021 school year.

Office DJ: Editor-in-Chief Anna Pogarcic needs a break

"Contrary to what you may be thinking as you read this, I am not writing this Office DJ to add more stress to your plate. Rather, I'm trying to remind you to focus on any little bright spots that can bring you joy. That's what I've been doing, and honestly, it's all any of us can do."


2020-2021 Editor-in-Chief Anna Pogarcic

Column: We're sorry.

"We have done so many things wrong," writes The Daily Tar Heel's Editor-in-Chief Anna Pogarcic. "As a predominantly white newsroom, we have failed to recruit and retain staffers of color. We do not look like the communities we serve, both on UNC’s campus and in the town of Chapel Hill, and as a result, we lack their trust. This is completely justified."


Students in Evanston, IL joined countless other cities around the nation in support of the Black Lives Matter movement by protesting against the killing of George Floyd and other recent tragedies on Sunday, May 31, 2020.

Column: We just changed our social media policy. Here’s why.

"We need to do better, and as a student newspaper that claims to train the next generation of journalists, that change has to start with us. So, we’re changing our social media and conflict of interest policies to remove barriers that prevented our staffers from expressing themselves, as a recognition that our identities can enrich our reporting."


Gov. Roy Cooper speaks at a North Carolina Democratic Party event for Super Tuesday in Raleigh on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. "I believe the state government should look like the people that it serves,” he said.

Second case of coronavirus reported in Chatham County

A second case of coronavirus was confirmed in North Carolina Friday. After an initial case was reported in Wake County earlier this week, the state confirmed another case in Chatham County on Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still needs to confirm the test, but the man who contracted the virus is in isolation at his home, according to a press release from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.


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The Hate-Free Schools Coalition sponsored an emergency press conference in front of the historic Orange County Courthouse in Hillsborough on Aug. 10 to call for stricter gun reform.

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The Hate-Free Schools Coalition sponsored an emergency press conference in front of the historic Orange County Courthouse in Hillsborough on Aug. 10 to call for stricter gun reform.


The Hate-Free Schools Coalition sponsored an emergency press conference in front of the historic Orange County Courthouse in Hillsborough on Aug. 10 to call for stricter gun reform.

hillsborough rally

The Hate-Free Schools Coalition sponsored an emergency press conference in front of the historic Orange County Courthouse in Hillsborough on Aug. 10 to call for stricter gun reform.


The storefronts of Sup Dogs and what was Tama Tea have been shattered. According to the Town, it seems no one entered the building, but instead through chairs to shatter the glass. Photos by Anna Pogarcic & Erin O’Rourke.

Sup Dogs Broken Door

The storefronts of Sup Dogs and what was Tama Tea have been shattered. According to the Town, it seems no one entered the building, but instead through chairs to shatter the glass. Photos by Anna Pogarcic & Erin O’Rourke.


The storefronts of Sup Dogs and what was Tama Tea have been shattered. According to the Town, it seems no one entered the building, but instead through chairs to shatter the glass. Photos by Anna Pogarcic & Erin O’Rourke.

Sup Dogs Broken Door

The storefronts of Sup Dogs and what was Tama Tea have been shattered. According to the Town, it seems no one entered the building, but instead through chairs to shatter the glass. Photos by Anna Pogarcic & Erin O’Rourke.


The storefronts of Sup Dogs and what was Tama Tea have been shattered. According to the Town, it seems no one entered the building, but instead through chairs to shatter the glass.

Tama Tea Broken Window

The storefronts of Sup Dogs and what was Tama Tea have been shattered. According to the Town, it seems no one entered the building, but instead through chairs to shatter the glass.


Chancellor Carol Folt announces why UNC is partnering with United Health Foundation. Gary Marchionini, dean of the UNC School of Information and Library Science, left, Gov. Roy Cooper, right, and UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann, far right, were also in attendance for the announcement. 

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Chancellor Carol Folt announces why UNC is partnering with United Health Foundation. Gary Marchionini, dean of the UNC School of Information and Library Science, left, Gov. Roy Cooper, right, and UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann, far right, were also in attendance for the announcement.