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Column: Why I still hate Duke

Editor’s note: Ian Williams, a 1990 UNC alumnus, was a columnist for The Daily Tar Heel when he wrote the iconic column “Why I Hate Duke.” The column ran Jan 17, 1990. That night, the Tar Heels stomped the Blue Devils by 19.


Ian Williams

Column: Why I still hate Duke

I always hated it when alumni came back and waxed rhapsodic about their undergrad years. "Yes," I would always think to myself, "I know there were kegs in the dorms, I know there was free love outside Bingham Hall, I know that everyone sung in harmony about a perfect world, blah blah blah..."