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.
Read more books, dye your hair and have painfully awkward bar encounters. This is the only advice you need before planning your next year in Chapel Hill.
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.
If you find yourself wanting to go to Italy but unable to afford a flight, we have a cheap and authentic alternative.
"When the screen faded to black on "Dating Around’s" final episode, I picked up my phone and texted the guy who I described my first date with as “typical but not outstanding.” Fingers trembling, I asked him on a second date. He said yes."
YAFI gives you tips on how to do basketball in Chapel Hill.
Valentine’s Day celebrates this humanity. Love is connection. It is the desire to know and be known.
This week, Annie and I are taking a slight detour from our normal course of action to educate you fools on romance and other things. Happy Valentine’s Day.
AirPods, spring and Groundhog Day.
"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."
It's been quite the week for politics and entertainment, which at this point are basically synonymous.
The 2016 election is on the horizon (sort of).