After a 42-year-long career in journalism as a reporter and a professor, Paul O’Connor has announced his retirement. O'Connor plans to spend his retirement traveling and pursuing a personal project, inspired by his course on writing family stories.
“I think on campuses we compete a lot with each other, and it’s really easy to kinda get caught up comparing yourself,” said junior Aryana Ainolhayat. Love Your Body attendees celebrate their bodies by sharing their experiences with the dreaded freshman 15 and struggles in accepting their bodies in light of media representation.
Local 506 is holding a genre-bending concert on Saturday, Feb. 3. It promises to break the boundaries of pop and expand attendees' horizons.
The winners for the 2018 University Awards recognize 25 members of faculty and staff each year for their stellar teaching abilities that allow them to have profound effects on their students and respective intellectual communities. Staff writer Marine Elia interviewed a few among the many talented winners.
Keith Payne, a professor in the department of psychology and neuroscience, spoke to staff writer Marine Elia about his research on the psychology of inequality featured in a recent New Yorker article. Since his childhood, he has been observant of wealth gaps between himself and others around him.
At UNC, students are inspired to join organizations that they feel best represent them. The same energy that drives students to join is the same force that inspires them to create. In the case of Caribbean Students Organization, students not only created, but established a tradition of their own.
Whether it was sleeping in late, thawing inside Chase Dining Hall with hot chocolate or racing your friends down Skipper Bowles in an Olympic-level sledding competition, staff writer Marine Elia got the scoop on how students spent their snow day.
With the recent opening of study abroad applications, Tar Heels are preparing to pack their suitcases and expand their world views. But what exactly should they know before saying “ciao” to Chapel Hill? Anna Wilson, a UNC alum who works as a study abroad adviser, offered her expertise on study abroad to The Daily Tar Heel.
For Doug Yorty, transitioning from a seven-year military career to student life offered its fair share of difficulties. After being stationed in Fort Bragg, Yorty now pursues a double major in Peace War and Defense and Political Science, while holding a position as the event coordinator for the Carolina Veterans Organization.
Around 200 students, faculty, and community members filled the Nelson Mandela auditorium to watch K-pop soloists, duets, and dance groups battle for first place in the Department of Asian Studies' K-pop contest.
Jordan Sawyers, Kaushal Ghandi and School of Dentistry Dean Scott De Rossi pose at the Varisty Theatre at a talent show in honor of Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, Deah Shaddy Barakat and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha.