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It’s the time of year for Top 10 lists and countdowns to recap 2015, and we’re here with the Top 10 Spartan Stories of 2015. These are the ten stories that were read by the most people during the past year. Have you read them all? And did your favorites make the list?

#10  [tie] The Fiftieth Anniversary Time Capsule (January 12, 2015)
        The Development of the Weatherspoon Art Museum: Bridging Art and Education (October 26, 2015)

#9   Pieces of the Past: Gwendolyn Magee Quilting for a Better Future (February 2, 2015)

#8   The Little Log Cabin on Campus (July 13, 2015)

#7   “Gays Go Home:” The Strong Hall Protest of 1979 (June 1, 2015)

#6   Trailblazing “Human Computer” Virginia Tucker (class of 1930) (March 2, 2015)

#5   Eduard Lindeman, Julius Foust, and the Ku Klux Klan (September 14, 2015)

#4   A History of Adult Students at UNCG (November 30, 2015)

#3   The Tradition of the Daisy Chain: A Link to the Past (April 27, 2015)

#2   Sister Mary Michel Boulus (class of 1947): Educational Leader (March 9, 2015)

And the #1 most popular Spartan Story from 2015 was Another Twist of Fate for Chinqua Penn Plantation (June 29, 2015).

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