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Saturday July 2nd

Praveena Somasundaram


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Looking back on a year of good news, bad news and unanswered questions

At The Daily Tar Heel, it was another year of covering breaking news while in class, studying for exams between finishing print pages and navigating the lines between being a student and a journalist. These are some of the many questions the DTH strives to ask in order to hold the University accountable. That is and has been our promise to readers. We have our own unanswered questions and we’ve dealt with our own challenges this year. But one thing is for sure: The DTH will strive to continue being a publication that pushes the boundaries of journalism to their furthest limits.

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'This is '1984'': UNC inquiry on Hussman emails has broader scope than previously known

Recently released records show that the scope of the University's inquiry into the emails of journalism school faculty and staff may have been larger than previously thought. Journalism school associate professor Ryan Thornburg calculated that the inquiry might have targeted up to 22 people — and the records show that UNC officials requested access to emails and hard-drive backups. “It indicates that this was not just a performance for donors," Thornburg said. “It indicates that there was some real effort that was put into going deeper after the surface was scratched. Somebody said, ‘That’s not enough.’”

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University Librarian Elaine Westbrooks was 'right leader for the right time' at UNC

Elaine Westbrooks is the first Black University librarian since the position was created in 1901 at UNC. “I lean into that because it really changes the way I think about the world,” she said. “And so I really think I’ve been the right leader for the right time.” Westbrooks' last day at UNC will be May 31. During her five years at UNC, spearheaded University Libraries’ work in diversity, equity and inclusion, working to make the library system a better, more accessible space for underrepresented communities.

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