Topics: The Homecoming Issue 2014

The Daily Tar Heel presents its 2014 Homecoming Issue.

Minority fraternities and sororities look to secure plots

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Members of UNC’s National Pan-Hellenic Council took to Memorial Hall Thursday night for their annual step show, a feature of their Homecoming week events. 


Homecoming concerts Gloriana, Earl Sweatshirt catered to niche fan groups

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For the first time ever, the Carolina Union Activities Board hosted two Homecoming concerts this year — but the new system may not stick around to see a second year.


Chatting with Miss UNC candidate Meghan Cabell

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Born and raised in Chapel Hill, Meghan Cabell, a political science major and education minor, made it her mission to embrace every aspect of University life.


Former UNC-system president Spangler still tinkers with accessibility

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When Dick Spangler walks toward you, you can see his genius from yards away.


At UNC, Spruill sisters were rebels, reformers

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Tar Heel identity tends to run in families, as is the case with the Spruill sisters.


Chatting with Miss UNC candidate Chelsea Krivanek

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Chelsea Krivanek, a nursing major from Morrisville, has a vision of seeing UNC go green. 


Chatting with Miss UNC candidate Rani Reddy

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Rani Reddy, a public policy major from Cary, is still a student, but she’s already getting involved in improving the education of others. She is the chapter leader of Students for Education Reform and communications coordinator for APPLES service learning — her proposed service project is also education-oriented.


Chatting with Miss UNC candidate Alyssa Townsend

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Alyssa Townsend, a journalism major from Raleigh, wants to use the Miss UNC award to put smiles on Tar Heels’ faces. She is the current president of National Pan-Hellenic council and is the publicity chairwoman for the Black Student Movement.


Chatting with Miss UNC candidate Jamison Kies

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Jamison Kies, from Concord, N.C., is a psychology major with a minor in biology. She is chapter president of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, solicitation sub-chairwoman of the event donations committee of the Carolina For the Kids Foundation and she is involved in the Carolina Pre-Physician Assistant Association and the Order of Omega.


Chatting with Mr. UNC candidate Alec Dragelin

Alec Dragelin said he got excited when he found out running for Mr. UNC included a service component.


Chatting with Mr. UNC candidate Russell VanZomeren

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Born in Shelby, Russell VanZomeren is double majoring in history and peace, war and defense.


Chatting with Mr. UNC candidate Roderick Gladney

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Roderick “Dee” Gladney is a native of Thomasville and is majoring in chemistry.


Chatting with Mr. UNC candidate Darrin Benjumea

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Darrin Benjumea knows from personal experience the kind of impact summer camp can have on a child.


'That unique Carolina feeling'

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Editors at The Daily Tar Heel tasked senior writer Bob Bryan with answering one question: Why do you love UNC? 


An evening with North Carolina's oldest living basketball alumnus

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His family — all four children, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren — gathered in the Peebles room of the George Watts Hill Alumni Center.


Chatting with Mr. UNC candidate Jean-Luc Rivera

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You can hardly fit all of the titles in one breath.