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Sunday, March 25, 2007


GO TRIAD -- The top of your frosty glass bottle of Coca-Cola just pops off with a twist of the wrist. A warm spring breeze blows, and long skirts flap as the girls run off to class at N.C. State Normal and Industrial College. It's almost a century ago, and you're eating a hot dog outside the newly opened Yum Yum Better Ice Cream shop.

Then, your cell phone goes off, bringing you back the present. It's 2007, and N.C. State Normal and Industrial College is now UNCG and co-ed. Still, not much has changed at Yum Yum. That same hot dog shop that's been around for a century is still there, open for business.

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Blogger The Movie Show said...

Interesting way to open the article, what with the flashback to the day it was open. When I was living on campus, Yum Yum was the best way to spend 3.50 on a meal - two dogs and a cone. Couldn't beat it.

3/26/2007 07:08:00 AM  
Blogger Joe Killian said...

So much deliciousness, so bad for you, so cheap.

This is the life of a student at UNCG.

My soul misses it. My heart (literally, not figurativelY) is probably breathing a sigh of relief.

3/26/2007 04:37:00 PM  

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