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The answer is b.

More than a century ago, green was chosen as our school color. The decision came after a heated campus debate in 1903, when North Texas students chose green and white to represent our school.

According to a 1932 Campus Chat article, green proponents believed that Mother Nature is kind to those who wear her colors. They were convinced that North Texas would continue to blossom for years to come. A century later it appears they were right.