Good morning, Tar Heels! Read on to learn about DTH’s lawsuit against UNC, diversity at the Campus Y and how humor compares to frogs:
- “It shouldn’t just be a bunch of white males teaching white males CS, and so we really try hard to recruit people that show the diversity of North Carolina.” The percentage of women in UNC’s computer science program has risen from 15 to 30 percent after the department’s efforts to bridge the gender gap.
- The DTH went to court yesterday to appeal a ruling in their suit against UNC after suing them to release the names, offenses and disciplinary actions taken against students or faculty who committed sexual misconduct at UNC.
- This week’s All Up In Your Business takes you through a new Peruvian chicken location, a 1920s newspaper-themed pizza place and Glasshalfull’s fight against cancer.
- "What about the Y is attracting majority white? How can we make this welcome and inclusive for audiences that aren’t white?” The Campus Y’s new co-presidents are tackling diversity among its members as they look to the future.
- Why is UNC’s graduation rate for Black student-athletes lower than that of its peers? In their Tuesday meeting, the Faculty Athletics Committee discussed solutions to raise the graduation rate, as well as plans to balance this year’s athletic budget.
- “What kind of season do you want to have? Are we keep going to wallow in self-pity, or are we going to do something about it?” After a challenging week, the North Carolina baseball team has reached its highest win percentage of the season.
- “Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.” Five comedians are breaking this rule by analyzing their own humor in the new, unconventional Behind the Laughs show.
- At a free Thursday panel hosted by Playground Studios, speakers will discuss how technology has changed the production, promotion and opportunities of hip hop music.
- COLUMN: Today, two of our columnists are looking critically at two components of pop culture: the Bachelor, which emotionally manipulates consenting participants, and Ready Player One, which promotes the idea that capitalism will save society.