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- 1982 The men's basketball team defeated Georgetown University for Coach Dean Smith's first NCAA championship. With 15 seconds left in the game, freshman Michael Jordan hit the winning 16-foot jumper to beat the Hoyas 63-62 in the New Orleans Superdome.
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Category Archives: Philanthropic Society
On this day in 1994, the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Carolina’s students, staff, and faculty pass the Cemetery on a regular basis. It is as much a part of the campus … Continue reading → Continue reading
When was the first student body president elected? Who’s a Di and who’s a Phi? What’s a Gimghoul? A new exhibit has been added to The Carolina Story: A Virtual Museum of University History that should answer those questions and … Continue reading → Continue reading
31 May 1862: “That fifteen lashes be inflicted upon any colored man or woman, who, for the sake of convenience, and unaccompanied by any white person, may walk on forbidden ground…”
Item description: At the 31 May 1862 meeting of the Philanthropic Society, a committee recommended passage of the following law: “That fifteen lashes be inflicted upon any colored man or woman, who, for the sake of convenience, and unaccompanied by … Continue reading → Continue reading