CULTURE


12/16/2019 6:12pm

Aaron Sugarman, Arts & Culture assistant editor. 

The best memes of the decade

One of the lasting cultural legacies of the 2010s will undoubtedly be the mainstream popularization of the meme — and as the resident meme historian of The Daily Tar Heel, I have identified some of the best memes that emerged over the past decade.


12/16/2019 6:12pm

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From Tinder to Twitter: Cultural shifts of the past decade

From the integration of social media into everyday life to the political polarization of an entire generation, large cultural shifts were an undeniable characteristic of the 2010s. In no particular order of relevance or importance, here are some significant culturally transformational moments of the past decade.


12/16/2019 6:11pm

Jessica Hardison is a senior majoring in political science and public relations. She is the 2019-2020 Arts & Culture editor. Photo courtesy of Brandon Standley. 

Column: Awesome! Wow! The top new musicals of the 2010s

The 2010s are what I like to consider the breakthrough decade for new work in the musical world. With shows like "The Phantom of the Opera" and "Wicked" boasting impressive decades-long runs, it's harder than ever to break through these Broadway and West End phenomenons to gain public attention.