VOLUME 111, ISSUE 126
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ROY WILLIAMS RETURNS TO NORTH CAROLINA TO COACH THE TAR HEELS AFTER MAH DOHERTY RESIGNS UNDER PRESSURE
■rom a pre-emptive strike on Iraq to the U.S.
fj j Supreme Court ruling on race-conscious admissions
I 1 policies, the events 0f2003 are destined for history
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The stories that dominated national headlines resonated
locally, and the state and University managed to make some
headlines of their own.
U.S. SUPREME COURT CONSIDERS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
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HURRICANE ISABEL STRIKES THE N.C. COAST
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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE EXPANDS TO 12
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IN THE MAKING
The N.C. House ushered in the first co-speakership in
state history, only weeks after Elizabeth Dole was sworn in
as North Carolina’s first female U.S. senator.
UNC continued its quest for excellence in 2003, explor
ing policies that could change the face of campus. The
Carolina Covenant —a plan to aid the University’s neediest
students —and an initiative to raise the UNC system’s out
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THOUSANDS OF N.C. SOLDIERS DEPLOYED TO IRAQ
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CAROLINA NORTH PLANS RELEASED
of-state enrollment cap underscored Chancellor James
Moeser’s goal of making the University the leading public
institution and of increasing campus diversity.
But for many people with ties to UNC, 2003 was the year
of Carolina sports. The ACC expansion captured headlines
all summer, and Coach Roy Williams’ return to Chapel Hill
was epic in the minds of many Tar Heel fans.
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FRANKLIN STREET WAR PROTEST DRAWS HUNDREDS
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ELIZABETH DOLE BECOMES FIRST FEMALE U.S. SENATOR FROM N.C.
OUT-OF-STATE CAP PLAN DIES
TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2004
N.C. HOUSE SELECTS CO-SPEAKERS FOR THE FIRST TIME