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Weekend Activities

Celebrate 125 years of independent student journalism with The Daily Tar Heel. Join us for a full weekend of events, including a gala dinner at The Carolina Inn, professional development sessions at Carroll Hall, a storytelling night and more.

Friday, Feb. 23

Arrive in Chapel Hill, 12 – 5 p.m.
Wilson Library, Former and Current DTH Offices

Self-guided activities including DTH archives on display at Wilson Library and tour of current and former DTH offices.

Happy Hour, 5 p.m.
Linda’s Bar, 203 E. Franklin St.
Meet up with old friends and make new ones at Linda’s.

Print News and Raise Hell Book Signing, 7 p.m.
Graham Memorial
Historian Kenneth Zogry’s book on the DTH will be out in early 2018. Meet the author and get your copy signed. You must register separately for this event.

Storytelling Event: LOVE and the DTH, 9 p.m.
The Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St.
A night of curated stories about the DTH and journalism, and the many kinds of love nurtured here.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Conference Sessions, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Carroll Hall, various locations TBA
Conference sessions Saturday and Sunday morning will explore the future of media, professional development, the DTH’s future and more.

Gala Dinner, 6:30 p.m.
The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St.
Join us at The Carolina Inn for a gala dinner celebrating 125 years of The Daily Tar Heel and looking ahead to the next 125 at a cocktail hour and dinner. We’ll honor award winners including the 2018 Distinguished Alumni, Young Alumni and Innovation Award.

Sunday, Feb. 25

Conference Sessions, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Carroll Hall
Conference sessions on Sunday morning will explore the future of media, professional development, the DTH’s future and more. Participants in the Mentorship Program will also have an opportunity to meet in person.