CULTURE


4/2/2020 8:36pm

Maddie Ellis, assistant Arts & Culture editor, pictured on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. 

Column: What I'm reading and what I recommend

"Taylor Lorenz recently wrote an article called 'Stop Trying to Be Productive,' and it was exactly what I needed to hear. So I’m putting down my phone and its anxiety-inducing news notifications, and instead picking up a book." Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Maddie Ellis shares the books on her quarantine reading list.


3/29/2020 10:22pm

Senior Tyla Gomez performs at the bitter/sweet comedy show at Epilogue Books Chocolate Brews on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019.

'Prove it to me that you're funny:' Local comedians add gender diversity to comedy scene

“The biggest rule in improv is ‘Yes, and …,’” said UNC senior Emma Haseley. “So, if you say something, you just have to roll with it and keep going. It’s really about engaging in the world that you’re in.” Haseley said that historically, the main comedy troupes on campus have been white male-dominated, but the comedy scene at UNC has become more inclusive in recent years.


3/24/2020 6:37pm

The Daily Tar Heel's Co-Photo Editor Maya Carter poses for a portrait on Sept. 15, 2019. Carter, class of 2020, is a psychology major. 

Office DJ: We gon' be alright

Co-photo Editor Maya Carter shares the songs that are keeping her spirits up now that March Madness, commencement and basically everything else has been cancelled or postponed in "Ms. Rona's wake."