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Tuesday December 6th

Erich Hess


Here's why some students violate the Honor Code to attend UNC athletic games

It's no secret that many students have violated Honor Code in order to attend a sports game. But who's to blame? The students or the lottery system? Since the football ticket system became a lottery, the issue has gotten more complicated. Some students buy and sell football tickets as a way to make money, but this can make it expensive for student fans to see big games.  Policies such as first come, first serve have been suggested as solutions to the issue, using Duke University's ticket system as an example. Gerry Lajoie, senior assistant director of athletics and ticket operations, said he suggests students wait in the standby line if they can't get tickets. 

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