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T-shirtThis beautiful T-shirt awaits the winner of today’s trivia quiz on UWindsor typefaces.

Trivia quiz to test power of typeface identification

To help celebrate the University of Windsor’s 50th anniversary, the University Bookstore is offering DailyNews readers chances to demonstrate their knowledge of the institution and its history.

Today’s quiz, the 41st in a series, offers one lucky winner a beautiful white T-shirt with the University’s name and date of birth imprinted in black. It is offered for purchase at a cost of $11.95 from the Bookstore kiosk in the CAW Student Centre.

To enter, just identify the typeface used to spell “University of Windsor” in each of the historical official logos below. The winner will be selected at random from all correct responses received by 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 22.

  1. What typeface is employed on this logo, adopted in 1980?
    a) Academica Grotesk
    b) Ivory Tower Oblique
    c) Times New Roman
    d) Windsor Inline

  1. What typeface is employed on this logo, launched in 2007?
    a) Campus Plus
    b) Lancer
    c) Meta
    d) Scholar Sans

  1. What typeface is employed on the current logo, launched in 2013?
    a) Cheer Bold
    b) Collegiate
    c) Din
    d) Varsity

Contest is open to all readers of the DailyNews. Send an e-mail with your responses to uofwnews@uwindsor.ca. One entry per contestant, please. Note: the decision of the judge in determining the most correct response is inviolable.

50th Anniversary logo