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UNC Campus Newspaper Denounces Democrats For Calling America ‘Great’

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

The University of North Carolina's student newspaper The Daily Tar Heel criticized the Democratic Party for selling merchandise saying that America is "already great."

‘The million-dollar question’: What gets millennial readers to care?

3 years agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Jenny Surane (Photo courtesy of Jenny Surane) Jenny Surane recently wrapped up a year-long stint as editor-in-chief of The Daily Tar Heel student newspaper at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The million-dollar mediaShow More Summary

Defeated North Carolina Student Body Presidential Candidate Challenges Election, Objects To Dean's Email Opposing His '25 By 2025' Platform

Daily Tar Heel, Student Contests Law School Election: The loser of the Student Bar Association presidential election is challenging the results in the Student Supreme Court. Former presidential candidate Billy Piontek claims the elections committee failed to hold a fair, unbiased election. On April 14, Piontek filed the complaint about...

Fewer southern accents in the Triangle

So reports the Daily Tar Heel, based upon research by an N.C. State linguistics professor. The key point: Although the main stimulant of the withdrawal of the Southern accent came with new people, existing residents also changed their dialect, [ N.C. State associate professor of linguistics Robin Dodsworth]  said. A bad connotation started to accompany […]

NRA News Host Lectures College Students: "Burden" Of Stopping Sexual Assaults "Is On The Victim"

National Rifle Association News host Cam Edwards lashed out at a Daily Tar Heel editorial that argued guns are not the solution to campus sexual assault by claiming that the "burden" of stopping sexual assaults and other violent crimes...Show More Summary

UNC student newspaper disses Coach K ahead of snowy basketball showdown

3 years agoSports : The Early Lead

The editors of the University of North Carolina’s student newspaper had fun putting together its daily weather report for Wednesday. The Daily Tar Heel snuck a jab in at Duke’s coach Mike Krzyzewski, who along with his Blue Devils, are readying to take on their NCAA rivals on a cold and snowy night. Today's weather report […]

UNC student newspaper uses cold weather for Coach K burn

Today's weather report from The Daily Tar Heel. — Joe Ovies (@joeovies) February 18, 2015 College basketball rivalry in North Carolina is so bitter it's consumed the world of weather reporting. The Daily Tar...Show More Summary

UNC Students Were Scalping Copies of the Daily Tar Heel’s Dean Smith Commemorative Issue (Video)

The late great Dean Smith was a big deal at the University of North Carolina. So it should come as no surprise that students were eager to get their hands on the Daily Tar Heel‘s Dean Smith commemorative issue in the wake of the former basketball coach’s passing on Saturday. However, it turns out that […]

Students Scalp Free UNC Paper Honoring Late Dean Smith

The University of North Carolina and Tar Heels nation suffered a great loss this past weekend when former basketball coach Dean Smith passed away at the age of 83 on Saturday. On Monday, The Daily Tar Heel—UNC's campus newspaper—honored the legendary coach. Show More Summary

UNC students line up for Daily Tar Heel’s Dean Smith Commemorative Issue

Watch as UNC students picked up copies of today’s Daily Tar Heel ( Here is today’s print edition ( | Online edition (

Unlike Virginia, North Carolina Does Not Hire Its Own Law Grads, Resulting in Rankings Decline

Daily Tar Heel, Activists Push for Law School Transparency; Many Schools, But Not UNC, Fund Jobs For Graduates: University of Virginia School of Law applicants are likely attracted by the school’s ranking — eighth, according to U.S. News and World Report. It also has the highest employment rate in the...

UNC student paper mocks someone else's football academics

Not a great look, Daily Tar Heel! If your school is in the midst of a four-year long academic scandal involving fake classes, impermissible benefits and improper contact with professional athletes, you know what you probably shouldn't do? This: That's right, that's the September 17th issue of the Daily Tar Heel, poking fun at someone else's football-related classes. Okay.

UNC journalism students get libel insurance

4 years agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina journalism students now enjoy some financial protection in the event of libel suits, thanks to a year-long multimedia insurance policy purchased by the school, according to a report in The Daily Tar … Read more

Governor McWorried

4 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

The Daily Tar Heel covers two Democrats already running to unseat DAG McCrony. Good article, but I'm sure we all would agree that James should have been the first candidate mentioned. If your approval rating was abysmal, and you had to run pathetic commercials, and you already had two qualified candidates running against you, wouldn't you be McWorried too?

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

UNC student paper The Daily Tar Heel takes a stand against campus sexual violence. The Princeton alum who wants students to get their MRSs ASAP is just digging herself deeper and deeper. “Withholding war-raped women the right to safe abortion is a form of violence.” Towson University’s White Student Union is terrifying. Men need to [...]

Daily Tar Heel runs Page One editorial on UNC sexual assault problem

I asked University of North Carolina Daily Tar Heel editor-in-chief Andy Thomason to tell us about this April 1 Page One editorial: “The fact that it’s April Fools Day played no role in our decision to run the editorial today. Instead, the placement marks the conclusion of intense discussion and debate on how to address … Read More

Campus winners

Princeton Review just put Penn State’s Daily Collegian on the top of its 2012 Best College Newspapers list. Here are the Review’s #1 papers going back to 2002: 2011 The Daily Tar Heel, Univ. of North Carolina- Chapel Hill 2009 The Daily Tar Heel 2007 The Daily Tar Heel 2005 Arizona Daily Wildcat, University of … Read More

Gingrich walks out of interview with UNC Daily Tar Heel

Newt Gingrich walked out of an interview with a Univ. of North Carolina newspaper on Saturday after a student reporter tried ask him about Fox News chief Roger Ailes, the paper said. Walker, a reporter for the Daily Tar Heel, claimed that Gingrich agreed to an interview with him following a campaign stop in Greensboro. [...]

Gingrich Bolts When Student Journo Asks Fox Question

Newt Gingrich had no problem bashing Fox News last week, but he apparently really does not want to be questioned about it now, as a reporter for the University of North Carolina's Daily Tar Heel found out Saturday. Memet Walker had scheduled a private interview with Gingrich at a Tea...

Gingrich Staffer Promptly Shuts Down Interview After Student Reporter Asks About Roger Ailes’ Remark

6 years agoNews : Mediaite

A reporter for the University of North Carolina's paper, The Daily Tar Heel, wrote a piece describing an interview with GOP hopeful (he's still in the race, in case you forgot) Newt Gingrich. While the student was told no topics were off limits, when Roger Ailes' remark about Gingrich came up, an aide immediately shot it down — cutting off the interview altogether.

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