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The UNC Bucket List

_This post has been updated with information about the Order of the Bell Tower's bucket list._ With help from the "Order of The Bell Tower":, The Daily Tar Heel has provided a Bucket List of 100 things that every student should do before he or she graduates from UNC. Some are less difficult to accomplish than others, but all are worth trying out in your four (or more) years as a student at UNC. Bloggers at "Pit Talk": will be giving advice on how to complete all 100 items, but feel free to leave your comments and suggestions below. The General Alumni Association sponsors a bucket list book — True Blue — which you can learn more about by "clicking here": 1. Ride a full circle of the P2P route 2. Play in the fountain at Bynum Circle 3. Explore Wilson Library’s Rare Book Collection 4. Get frozen yogurt at Yogurt Pump 5. Have your picture taken with Rameses 6. Drink from the Old Well on the first day of classes 7. Eat a cheddar-chicken biscuit at Time Out after 2 a.m. 8. Celebrate Halloween on Franklin Street 9. Pretend to fire the ROTC cannon "10. Eat lunch at the counter of Sutton’s Drug Store": 11. Go stargazing in Kenan Stadium 12. Pull an all-nighter in the UL 13. Get covered in paint at the Holi celebration on Polk Place 14. Listen to the Pit Preacher and argue back 15. Sunbathe on Polk Place 16. Eat breakfast at Ye Olde Waffle Shop 17. Hula hoop at Weaver Street Market 18. Tweet at a UNC varsity athlete 19. Play a round of golf at the Finley Golf Course 20. Play four-square in the Pit 21. Get ice cream at Maple View Farms in Carrboro 22. Visit a professor during office hours 23. Visit the Duke Botanical Gardens 24. See a star show at the Morehead Planetarium 25. Complete a DTH crossword 26. Have a snowball fight on McCorkle Place 27. Climb the Bell Tower on Senior Day 28. Persuade your teacher to hold class outside on a sunny day "29. Drink an extra-large coffee at the Daily Grind": 30. Become a member of Local 506 and see a show 31. Find and eat at the taco truck in Carrboro 32. Sit outside Memorial Hall at night and listen to a show over the loudspeakers 33. Climb the rock wall in Rams Head 34. Hang a hammock and have a picnic in the Arboretum 35. Run the stairs at Kenan Stadium 36. Watch the sun set from the 8th floor of Davis Library 37. "Borrow" cutlery and dishes from Lenoir 38. Crash a prospective student tour 39. Run or walk a 5k on campus for charity 40. Get tickets as a senior to the UNC-Duke game 41. Dance in a library flash mob 42. Walk across the Morehead Planetarium sundial on your way to Franklin Street 43. Get a letter to the editor and a kvetch published in the DTH 44. Attend at least one game for every UNC sports team 45. See (or participate) in the library streaking during finals 46. Attend a Zumba class at the SRC or Rams Head 47. Visit the basketball museum at the Dean Dome 48. Have a drink and listen to some bluegrass at Fridays on the Front Porch at the Carolina Inn 49. See a movie hosted by CUAB at the Union 50. Play volleyball at a sand court 51. Grill some hot dogs at a residence hall grill 52. Sit on the Davie Poplar bench -- with someone else 53. Play racquetball at Fetzer Gym 54. Eat a deep-fried candy bar at the State Fair 55. Swim some laps in the Bowman Gray pool 56. Stand on your feet for 24 hours with UNC Dance Marathon 57. Paint yourself blue for a football game 58. Trip on a brick in the Pit 59. Get a blue cup from He's Not Here 60. Visit Gimghoul Castle at night "61. Fall asleep in a couch at Graham Memorial": 62. Sing “Hark the Sound” and link arms with a stranger at a sporting event 63. Go to Duke’s campus wearing a UNC shirt 64. Watch a basketball game from the risers at the Dean Dome 65. Appear in an STV show 66. See a movie at the Varsity Theater 67. Pit-sit for a student organization 68. Go swimming in Jordan Lake 69. Take a weekend road trip to see fall foliage in Asheville 70. Head eastward and lie out on the beach in Wilmington 71. Eat traditional Southern food at Mama Dips 72. Buy flowers from the ladies on Franklin Street 73. Check out a book from each of the eight floors of Davis Library 74. Have a hot dog at the season opener at Boshamer 75. Make a gingerbread house in the Great Hall during finals week 76. Climb on the roof of a building on campus 77. Visit the N.C. General Assembly building in Raleigh 78. Play basketball in Woollen Gym 79. Feed a squirrel on campus 80. Participate in a football tailgate 81. Introduce yourself to Holden Thorp 82. Work on an election campaign for student government 83. Memorize the words to James Taylor’s “Carolina In My Mind” 84. Go to a Clef Hangers concert 85. Sign your friend up for clubs at Fall Fest — without his or her knowledge 86. Make money by participating in a research study on campus 87. Get a parking ticket and appeal it 88. Eat cheese fries at Linda's on Franklin Street 89. Attend an "I Heart Female Orgasm" lecture 90. Paint a cube in the Pit 91. Read an issue of each student publication 92. Go to a UNC Board of Trustees meeting at the Carolina Inn "93. Eat one of everything off the menu at Alpine Bagels": 94. Go dancing at Players 95. Attend a Durham Bulls game and buy a baseball cap 96. Peruse the ties for sale at Julian's on Franklin 97. Win an intramural championship T-shirt 98. Head to the drive-through window at Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen and order a biscuit "99. Take a walk across campus early in the morning before anyone else is awake": 100. Rush Franklin after beating Dook -- and run all the way there from the Dean Dome


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