Coming to Chapel Hill this weekend? Things to know!

Thanks for registering for the DTH Alumni Homecoming Weekend! Here are things you need to know while you are in Chapel Hill for a fun-packed weekend. The schedule/locations: Read a detailed schedule of events here. You are welcome to come to as many or few of these events as you would like. Our full weekend […]

Who’s coming to the DTH Alumni Homecoming?

We are less than two weeks away from the Alumni Homecoming, and exactly one week from the ticket deadline. DTHers are deadline-oriented people, but you know you’ll feel better if you hop off the fence and buy your ticket! If you are curious about who’s coming, you can browse the RSVPs on the Facebook event. It’s shaping […]

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“College is just an excuse to work for The Daily Tar Heel:” merchandise

    The quote If you worked at the DTH in the 1990s and early 2000s, you knew Professor Chuck Stone. He taught censorship and magazine writing, but what he really did was inspire us all with his stories as a pioneering black reporter and columnist. In Philadelphia, his reporting on police brutality and the […]


So you want to attend DTH Homecoming? FAQ

Jenny Surane, 2014-15 editor-in-chief and alumni association steering committee member, answers questions about the upcoming Homecoming weekend: Would I have to be a journalist to get something out of this weekend? Not at all! We designed this weekend to be about reconnecting with old friends. The professional development sessions will focus on topics in journalism; […]

Many DTH alumni like to say they graduated from the DTH instead of UNC. Caps by design editor Jose Valle.

Speakers for Alumni Homecoming professional development sessions!

The DTH Alumni Association is excited to announce the speakers for our training/professional development sessions for our Feb. 19-20 Alumni Homecoming. They will be held from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday and from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the Freedom Forum Conference Center at the UNC School of Media and Journalism. For a complete schedule […]

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How to find your old DTH work

Here’s a handy guide to finding old DTH stories and articles: digitization: This archive is digital and searchable, from the very first DTH in 1893 to the end of 1992. You can search by date as well as keyword, and see very clear, easy-to-read versions of the pages. It’s a bit of a rabbit-hole, […]

This photograph of DTH staff was taken on Feb. 23, 2010. Andrew Dunn was editor-in-chief; this was the last staff to work in the Student Union newsroom.

Staff Photos from the 2010s

The DTH editors started a tradition in 2010: On the DTH’s birthday — Feb. 23 — we take a staff photo either right before or after the cake. Here are birthday photos from the last several years. (The 2011 picture is missing from the DTH server. If anyone out there has it, please share!)     […]