The Daily Tar Heel

Serving the students and the University community since 1893

Saturday June 3rd

Walker Livingston


'Jordan year': Graduates attend UNC's class of 2023 spring commencement

This year's commencement speaker, Bryan Stevenson, the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative and renowned public interest lawyer, encouraged graduates to retain the energy, spirit, hope and dreams they had before coming to UNC.  “We need an era of truth and justice, and I think you have to be the prime movers in creating more truth and more justice in our world,” he said.

Read More »

After more than 100 years, Lumbee Tribe still seeking federal recognition

“I want people to know that we are a tribal entity, we are a tribal government, we are a government that is self-sustaining,” John Lowery, chairperson of the Lumbee Tribe, said. If the tribe was federally recognized, it would have access to funds and programs run by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs and would have access to health care through Indian Health Service.

Read More »

Orange County sees highest life expectancy in North Carolina due to abundant resources

Orange County residents lead the state's average life expectancy by almost four years.  According to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s 2019 U.S. health map, the average life expectancy for a North Carolina resident is 78.2 years, while the average in Orange County is 82.1.  Social determinants, such as health care access and housing, contribute to the higher life expectancy in Orange County. 

Read More »

More articles »

The Daily Tar Heel Women's Tennis Victory Paper

Special Print Edition

Games & Horoscopes

Print Edition Games Archive