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Archive for October 15th, 2010

The eve of the UNC-Virginia football game is also a good time to revisit Thomas Wolfe’s classic student essay, “Ye Who Have Been There Only Know,” published in the Tar Heel on December 13, 1919. Wolfe writes of his fond memories of the annual trip by train from Chapel Hill to Richmond, where the two […]

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Tired of belting out “I’m Tar Heel Born,” “Here Comes Carolina,” “Carolina Victory,” or “Aye Ziga Zoomba”? Try these ones out. They’re from when UNC’s biggest rivalry was with the boys (yes, both schools were all male back then) from one of the mounds of conceit. And tomorrow UNC-Chapel Hill faces the University of Virginia […]

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A Cool “Then and Now”

One of our photographic archivists, Elizabeth Hull, recently emailed the following link: http://thesepiatownblog.blogspot.com/2010/10/great-thennow-view-of-historic-dorothea.html I’ve seen this black-and-white photograph a hundred times–if I’ve seen it once, and I always knew it was in North Carolina…but I never bothered to find out where or if the building still existed. Now that I know, I feel a field […]

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