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The Old Well at dusk. 💙 #unc #carolina #targram #chapelhill #sunset
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May 18, 2017
A few scenes from Sunday's Graduation Open House. Best wishes to the #MoreheadCain Class of 2017 as scholars—oops, alumni!—start new adventures and brighten their corners of the world. #unc #unc17 #chapelhill
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Congratulations to the Morehead-Cain class of 2017! #unc #unc17 #chapelhill #🎓
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A quiet morning outside Wilson Library. #targram #unc #chapelhill
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May 4, 2017
Found in the vault and now hanging at the Foundation: architectural drawings of the Morehead Sundial that were given to Uncle Mot before it was built.
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April 27, 2017
Though friends like Scott Diekema '19 and the aforementioned Grace Buie '18 keep me company, the hard wood of the tables in Davis Library, colloquially known as the "Dave Cave," isn't as comfy as my pillow is. I think that's my cue to go home. To all who followed my adventures on this #TakeoverTuesday, thanks for letting me share a bit of myself with you. Sweet dreams! 📸 by David Doochin '18
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I call this one "Exam Season: A Portrait of the Student at Work." #TakeoverTuesday 📸 by David Doochin '18
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A snapshot of domestic life. See the wild David Collins '18 and Gaby Nair '18 in their natural habitat. #TakeoverTuesday 📸 by David Doochin '18
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April 25, 2017
Poised and ready to learn in my Sociolinguistics class, taught by the esteemed Dr. Paul Roberge. He's one of the world's leading scholars of Afrikaans, so we always have a blast talking all things South Africa. Today we're discussing multilingualism in the US. Am I a linguist yet? #TakeoverTuesday Photo by David Doochin '18
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Fellow scholar and dear friend Grace Buie '18 and I are just now leaving our Introduction to Computer Science class, where we're learning to become master coders. If you ever need us to bypass a firewall's computational algorithms and hack into the mainframe of your favorite compiler sequence, we're the scholars for you. #TakeoverTuesday Photo by David Doochin '18
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