Will Melfi is the digital managing editor of The Daily Tar Heel. He is a senior at UNC-Chapel Hill studying journalism and political science.
"I am now a senior in college, and like many of my peers, I have no idea what’s coming next. I could end up back at home with my parents, in a new city or even in a new country. Through all the chaos, I find the familiarity of Christmas music especially comforting right now."Read More »
This year is a presidential election year, but there are many other statewide and local races on the ballot. The Daily Tar Heel broke down candidates’ platforms down the ballot, from the U.S. Senate to the Board of County Commissioners, so you don’t have to. We surveyed students to hear what issues mattered most to them. Then, we asked each candidate their stances on these issues.Read More »
We take a look back at some of the stories that made us fear a bit better in an unusual year. A UNC professor's syllabus went viral, art organizations supported local artists, young people found new ways to date, a Latinx Pride bus took to the road in Chapel Hill, UNC's Asian American Center opened after 25 years of work and performers figured out how to make the most of a less than ideal situation.
UNC Pauper Players plans to release a music video inspired by their tradition of performing The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Linda's Bar and Grill is expanding its menu and families are finding ways to celebrate Halloween despite COVID-19 restrictions.
Welcome to Chill on the Hill, a new podcast from The Daily Tar Heel bringing you good news and good vibes from Chapel Hill, N.C. This week we talk about the organization seeking to mentor underserved children in music and how students are finding ways to celebrate Halloween while still maintaining a safe, social distance. This week's stories were originally reported by Ben Greer and Taylor Molina. Read more at dailytarheel.com.