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Monday September 27th

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Tar Heel Offense Punishes Radford

Amy Tran must have been bored out of her mind. North Carolina's sophomore goalkeeper didn't see a whole lot of action in the UNC field hockey team's 10-0 rout of Radford on Sunday at Henry Stadium. Although she did kick the ball once, Tran wasn't even credited with a save. It took more than 10 minutes for the ball to even come close to Tran in the first half - the UNC defenders passed to each other while setting up their plan of attack.

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Locals Stroll for Schools

Thousands of walkers paraded from McCorkle Place on the UNC campus to Lincoln Center on Merritt Mill Road in support of public education. Participants in the fourth annual Walk for Education on Saturday represented each of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools as well as Village Charter School, earning money for the school system through donations. "I just think it's wonderful that so many people came out today," said walker and Carrboro Alderman Allen Spalt.

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SECC Solicits Workers' Cash

State employees, including UNC workers, are gearing up to open their wallets to charitable organizations across the state. The State Employees Combined Campaign, an annual voluntary fund-raising effort, held its kickoff event for UNC on Wednesday in the Great Hall. Donations will be accepted starting today from 9 a.m. to noon in the basement of South Building and from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Health Affairs Bookstore. During Wednesday's event, representatives from the state agencies set up display tables to inform employees about their donating options.

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Love Canal ActivistTo Speak

A renowned environmentalist noted for her stand against governmental apathy will offer her advice Tuesday to students interested in tackling environmental issues. Lois Gibbs, founder of the Center for Health, Environment and Justice and former resident of Love Canal, N.Y., a notorious toxic waste dumping site, will speak at the Student Union at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The speech will be free and open to the public. UNC's Student Environmental Action Coalition first suggested that Gibbs be invited to campus, but the group could not fund the event alone.

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Offcials Searching for Suspects in CHHS Violence

While police continue to search for suspects in two acts of violence at a local high school football game, school officials have opened their doors to help students cope with the disaster. Panic swept through a crowd at the Chapel Hill High School homecoming football game Friday night when gunshots were reported at 9:30 p.m. One 12-year-old girl who was sitting in the home bleachers received an abrasive-type wound from an unidentified projectile around that time, almost 30 minutes after halftime, when a separate beating sent one 42-year-old man to the hospital.

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NCSU Wins Funds to Study Crop Killers

North Carolina State University recently received a $2.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research that could prevent billions of dollars in damage to U.S. crops. The research will aim primarily at dealing with the genetics of parasites like nematodes and developing environmentally safe control methods to eliminate crop damage. David Bird, N.C. State associate professor of plant pathology, said parasites affect more than 2,000 species of plants.

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The Se

<P Nobody gives a damn about the senior class gift. Every year, senior class officers do their best to get their fellow students involved in the process of selecting the gift. And every year, seniors thumb their noses. Just last week the deadline for gift suggestions was extended due to a lack of response. As a senior, I know I should care about leaving behind a symbol that heralds the class of 2001. Some relic that, upon my return to UNC many moons from now, will choke me up and flood me with nostalgia.

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Later School Days Proposed

Several parents of East Chapel Hill High School students say they are in favor of a a proposal that would allow school to start at 10:30 a.m. once or twice a month, giving teachers more time to get organized. A public forum Tuesday that focused on the issue included parents on the Student Governance Committee, which comprises faculty, teachers, students and 20 parents of students at the high school. The school's altered scheduling system is part of a three-year plan to improve time management.

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Low Pot Prices Attract Long Lines

HILLSBOROUGH - About 800 people gathered in Hillsborough on Saturday morning to wait in line with numbered stickers on their chests. When 8:30 a.m. arrived, the shoppers filed into the Vietri Warehouse Sale, the culmination of waiting all morning for a chance to buy imported Italian handcrafted pottery at discounted prices. The biannual sale allows Vietri the opportunity to sell one-of-a-kind samples, and discounted, overstocked and slightly flawed pieces to fans. But the sale has not always been so big.

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UNC Loses Singles Matches, Wins 3rd Place in Doubles

The North Carolina women's tennis team advanced to the singles final rounds for the second weekend in a row. UNC won three singles flights last weekend in the Lady Gamecock Fall Tennis Classic but fell short in all three singles finals on Sunday in the Carolina Classic. In the A singles flight, UNC's Marlene Mejia was defeated by Ansley Cargill from Duke 6-3, 6-3. Sophomore Kate Pinchbeck lost to Hillary Adams of Duke 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 in the B singles flight. Representing the C singles flight, Courtney Zalinski fell to Anla Dumitrescu of Virginia Commonwealth 6-3, 6-4.

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Students Defend, Decry Criticism of Honor Court Hearing Procedures - letter two

TO THE EDITOR: First of all, I will state quite clearly that I do know Mike Trinh, and my personal opinion of him is that he's a great guy. However, I'll put all my biases aside and address the total unprofessional conduct of the Honor Court. I do not put any specific blame on the student attorney general nor any members of the jury. The blame lies fully upon the system in which this process is conducted. I was astonished to learn that very few open trials have occurred. Before this I was unaware of how the student justice system worked.

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Campus Grind Brings on Nostalgia

My backpack weighs a ton. I don't even know why I continue to do this to myself. I haven't been eating, I've been unable to work out and I have no haircut. It's all on account of these books in my bag. It's the week after Fall Break and I've hit the wall. I'm struggling to walk to Davis Library in the rain. I was just relaxing in the room watching music videos when this fool Montego Gray says that he wants to study. It was almost impossible for me to pull myself out of bed and away from Ms. Trina's backside . uh, I mean her music video ;-). She's bad.

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Duke Runs Away With Title

No Beth Bauer? No problem. The Duke women's golf team, which lost the two-time All-American to the professional ranks this summer, proved that it still has the talent - if not great depth - to challenge for a national championship. The Blue Devils - all six of them - survived the unpredictable weather at Finley Golf Course en route to a victory in the Franklin Street Trust Tar Heel Invitational on Sunday. Duke, which finished the three-round tournament at 30-over-par, defeated second-place Tennessee by 19 strokes. North Carolina finished 12th at 91-over.

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Deadline Approaching For Fund Allocations

Student leaders are warning UNC's various organizations to complete requests for money from student fees soon before limited funds are depleted. Student Body President Brad Matthews said it is crucial that student groups make budget requests as soon as possible. "Do it sooner than later," he said. "We can't consider a request until somebody makes it." Student activities fees make up all funds Student Congress can distribute to organizations.

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Pundits: Bush, Gore Should Tweak Debate Styles

After round one of the presidential debates, political pundits say both candidates must make several changes in preparation for Wednesday's debate in Winston-Salem. The two presidential candidates - Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush - met last week in Boston for the first in a series of three presidential debates. Much of the debate revolved around issues concerning foreign policy, social security, abortion and education. The next two debates are set to take place Wednesday at Wake Forest University and on Oct. 17 at the University of Washington in St. Louis.

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Coalition Seeks to Build Statewide Alliance

During last year's tuition battle, a group of UNC-Chapel Hill students formed the Coalition for Educational Access to fight against the increase. Their efforts failed, and the UNC Board of Governors approved a $600 tuition boost for UNC-CH and N.C. State University. Three other UNC-system universities - East Carolina University, UNC-Wilmington, and UNC-Charlotte - also raised tuition by smaller amounts. But that's not the end of the story. At the end of the spring semester last year, members of the coalition said they hoped to form a statewide lobbying group.

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UNC Rebounds From Early Goal, Crushes Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - It took a brief scare in the form of an early deficit, but the North Carolina men's soccer team added another chapter to what continues to develop into a breakthrough year. The No. 10 Tar Heels rattled off five goals after falling behind in the eighth minute against Maryland, taking out the Terrapins 5-1 Saturday night at Ludwig Field. The victory gave UNC (10-2, 3-1 in the ACC) three road wins against ACC opponents for the first time since 1962 - one more sign that this is shaping up as a not-so-typical year.

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Students Defend, Decry Criticism of Honor Court Hearing Procedures

TO THE EDITOR: The job of the student attorney general is to investigate alleged violations of the Instrument for Student Judicial Governance, to decide whether or not her findings merit a charge and to prosecute those charges, not to be the model of neutrality, as Brandon Briscoe stated in his Oct. 2 column. Despite Taylor Lea's prosecutorial role, the AG staff has eight associate attorneys general, myself included, whose primary job is to advocate for accused students. Mr.

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Ideas About Ways to Increase Accountability Wanted

Disclose: 1. To expose to view, as by removing a cover; uncover. 2. To make known; divulge. Matt Jones' recent letter, which sought to "uncover" the biases of several editorialists who used their respective media to criticize the Honor Court, says disclosure is "a central tenet of journalism ethics." I agree. So before discussing the merits of his caustic cry for accountability among our opinion mongers, I feel the need to "expose to view" some misrepresentations in Jones' letter.

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