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Monday October 25th

New Student Experience



The spot where an old tree used to be outside Dey Hall.

T-shirts provide snapshots of student life

Students dragging themselves to 8 a.m. classes are known for dressing casually, but a lot can be learned about campus life by looking at the t-shirts they throw on. Warm spring days draw out the #GDTBATH (Good Day to be A Tar Heel) shirts in full force, and the Quad is full of students decked out in Carolina blue.

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UNC-System Body President Margaret Spellings has held office for one year.

Q&A with UNC's Margaret Spellings

How has your past experience in education and government informed your role as President of the UNC-system for the past year? MS: I feel like everything that I’ve done in my career has added up to being prepared and ready to lead the university.

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UNC’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) was brought to campus in March of 1995 after Col. Bill Causey petitioned to make UNC a host program.

Army ROTC builds character, leaders

UNC’s Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) isn’t the military camp your parents threaten to send you to or another version of Cadet Kelly, but a college based program that successfully prepares students to serve as an officer in the United States army.  UNC is one of about 1,700 universities in the United States to have an ROTC program, having about 70 students enrolled.

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