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University Day: UNC Turns 218

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Hundreds of faculty, staff, students and alumni gathered in UNC’s Memorial Hall Wednesday to celebrate University Day.“Today is a day to be proud,” says UNC System President Tom Ross. “Today is a great day to be a Tar Heel.” He and many others gathered as UNC turned 218 years old, marking the anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of Old East back on October 12, 1793. (Chapelboro.com)

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