The Daily Tar Heel

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Wednesday August 17th

Editorials


Campout a success

For avid fans of the Avett Brothers Saturday's campout in the Student Union didn't just provide tickets to the Nov. 2 concert; it revived fond childhood memories.  There were midnight snacks board and card games and sore backs waking up in sleeping bags on a hardwood floor. Oh yes it was a slumber party.

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Know your voting rights

As the November elections approach substantial efforts have been aimed at increasing youth voter turnout. However in recent weeks scare tactics and misinformation have led to the disenfranchisement of many young voters in important swing states such as Colorado and Virginia.

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Tutu is a great choice: We all can learn from Commencement speaker

Graduating from college is a giant time in students' lives—it marks the end of classes of homework and of testing" and the beginning of a transition into ""the real world."" An integral part of many college graduations is a commencement speech from a keynote speaker" and in May 2009 Archbishop Desmond Tutu will address our very own UNC graduates.

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