Kent McDonald

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Kent McDonald

Column: Thank you for reading!

Writing isn't just for the purpose of writing — its to be less alone and to make a connection with people — at least that's what Kent McDonald thinks as he reflects back on his time writing for the Daily Tar Heel. 


Kent McDonald

Column: SOS I don't have a crush anymore!

Today I finally let go of my crush. I gave him one last hug, smiled and nodded farewell. After he left, a new sensation arrived. Equally as crushing as before, but without the erratic oscillations between ecstatic joys and infuriating lows. Just a crushingly static sobriety. The moment I didn’t have someone to think about, I missed the feeling of having someone to think about.


Kent McDonald

Column: Learning to open my eyes

"I don’t really know how to make sense of a world where people do unimaginable things. I don’t know where such violence and hatred comes from. I don’t know what the right way to respond to something like this is, or if there even is one."


Media

Governor Pat McCrory requested a special session for the General Assembly on December 13th. 

Governor Pat McCrory requested a special session for the General Assembly on December 13th. 


Governor Pat McCrory stands outside the Hillsborough GOP office during his campaign for re-election on October 17.

Governor Pat McCrory stands outside the Hillsborough GOP office during his campaign for re-election on October 17.


Donald Trump held a rally in Raleigh at the JS Dorton Arena on the NC State Fairgrounds Monday afternoon. 

Donald Trump held a rally in Raleigh at the JS Dorton Arena on the NC State Fairgrounds Monday afternoon. 


Governor Pat McCrory answers press questions and discusses the impact of the vandalism and firebombing incident on the upcoming election.

Governor Pat McCrory answers press questions and discusses the impact of the vandalism and firebombing incident on the upcoming election.


Members of the community gather to protest a new law that regulates transgender individuals’ use of bathrooms.

Members of the community gather to protest a new law that regulates transgender individuals’ use of bathrooms.