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Tuesday September 27th

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Bands Unite to Benefit Mental Illness Patients

Several student artisans and organizations will band together tonight to prove music's healing power and help a worthy cause. Dubbed the Music HEELS Benefit Concert, several student musical groups, including Cornerstone and the Loreleis, will perform at Carroll Hall Auditorium tonight. Phi Mu Alpha fraternity and the UNC Department of Music are sponsoring the event. Branson Page, a senior political science major, and Cristy Parker, a medical student and former Loreleis member, decided to resurrect the Music HEELS benefit after its demise last year.

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Ticket Distribution Line to Start at 33,642

The Carolina Athletic Association has released its men's basketball ticket distribution numbers for this weekend. The tickets will be for games against Buffalo, Miami and Kentucky. Due to the huge demand for bracelets given out this year, the CAA was forced to distribute TicketMaster bracelets and green roll tickets in addition to the regular Educational Foundation bracelets. The chosen number is 33,642 from the Educational Foundation number pool, and the ranges are as follows: n

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UNC Women Look to Repeat

Bulls aren't the only creatures that get agitated when they see red in front of them. So does the North Carolina women's cross country team. UNC will look to defend its ACC title Saturday in Raleigh at N.C. State's University Club Course. The Tar Heels' biggest obstacle will be the ladies in red representing the No.12 Wolfpack. "State has always been our biggest rival during my career," junior Kim Timberlake said. "We always want to beat a red uniform in front of us." N.C.

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Cartoonist Draws a Crowd for Slide Show

Students, professors and anyone else who wanted to hear a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist had their chance Thursday night in a comedy-filled program sponsored by the Park Foundation. The third Roy H. Park Lecture Series brought satirist Doug Marlette to Carroll Hall, where he spoke to an audience of about 200 people.

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Mediocrity Slays Area Production of `Dracula'

Bela Lugosi, the 1920s screen star of "Dracula," used to promote his classic horror role with the claim that if one wanted to take a date to a production, "Dracula" was the appropriate choice. He couldn't be more accurate. Seeing Raleigh Little Theatre's production of "Dracula" is a true test of how much your companion can endure. Between the annoying hysterics of ingenue Lucy and the incomprehensible utterances of Dracula and Dr.

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For the Law's, Public's Sake, Open Meetings

I'll give a big thumbs up to the town-gown relations committee Chapel Hill Mayor Rosemary Waldorf and Chancellor James Moeser announced Oct. 19, but I'll use another finger to express my feelings about the committee's decision to close its meetings. Let's forget all the arguments about the public's right to know for a minute - although they are valid arguments. The decision is quite possibly illegal. North Carolina has an Open Meetings Law. That means, coincidentally, that governmental meetings must be open.

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Comedian Stirs Laughter, Thought

Laughter filled Memorial Hall on Thursday night as guest comedian Dick Gregory spoke about family values, drug usage and politics with a bawdy flair. Gregory, who recently released his memoir, "Callous on My Soul," was welcomed to the stage with a standing ovation. He then garnered roaring laughter after opening his speech with a personal anecdote about an accidental energy boost. "I just realized I popped my Viagra pill instead of my ginseng," Gregory said. His visit was sponsored by The Sonja H. Stone Black Cultural Center and WNCU Jazz Radio 90.7.

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Nurturer by Day, `Ass-Kicker' by Night

By Stefanie Wowchuk Staff Writer When seeing Jacquelyn Gist in her UNC office, one might be surprised to find out she is both a career counselor and town official. Flamingo and palm tree lights illuminate the walls of her office in Nash Hall.

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Fraser Can't Save `Bedazzled' From Hurley's Sinful Acting

First, it was George Burns. Then came Al Pacino. Now, it's Elizabeth Hurley - and I can say without a trace of doubt that the devil has never looked so good. Hurley is the latest, and by far the hottest, actor to play the Prince of Darkness, in "Bedazzled." A remake of the 1967 classic, "Bedazzled" is the story of lovesick nerd Elliot Richardson (Brendan Fraser), who is offered a deal few could refuse.

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Pearl Jam Discs Capture Band `Alive'; Cam'ron Lacks Skills, Vocabulary

Pearl Jam Dublin 6-1 three stars Berlin 6-22 three 1/2 stars Pearl Jam's summer European tour, marred by the death of nine concertgoers at a festival in Denmark, also served as the recording studio for 25 official double-disc live albums. The two sets reviewed here - Dublin 6-1 and Berlin 6-22 - have decent sound quality, featuring crisp, vivid chords and vocals, and just a smattering of feedback. Unfortunately, the two dates don't rise above standard concert fare.

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Local Mag 'Sup Moves on Up in NYC

It's something like a post-graduation episode of VH1's "Where Are They Now?" - what ever happened to Chapel Hill's music zine, 'Sup, and its creator, 2000 UNC graduate Marisa Brickman? For those who aren't acquainted with 'Sup or don't remember its days of underground campus circulation, don't fret. It looks like 'Sup, now based in New York, is on its way back up in a very big way. After leaving The Daily Tar Heel to start 'Sup in 1998, Brickman found moderate success in the Triangle.

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Suttenfield Ready to Dive Into New Role

UNC's newly appointed vice chancellor for finance and administration is gearing up for the transition with a self-imposed UNC history lesson in preparation for her arrival in less than a month. "I have plenty of reading to do about some of the current business issues," Nancy Suttenfield wrote in an e-mail to The Daily Tar Heel.

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Mass. Schools Plan Laptop Program

Massachusetts' public universities are awaiting the state legislature's decision on a proposal which will require all public university students to own laptops. If approved, the proposal - put forth by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education - will put aside $123 million for loans and vouchers for laptops, facilities and faculty training. The legislature is expected to render a decision in the coming weeks. Aaron Spencer, a member of the Board of Higher Education and chief architect of the plan, said it is important to educate young people about technology in a world that is incre

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Slow Plot Knocks `Girlfight' Out of Contention

"Girlfight" is a melodrama that wants to appear unique but unfortunately has too many dragging, predictable moments, making dislodging popcorn kernels stuck between teeth more interesting. Despite the movie's slow execution, writer-director Karyn Kumasa, who won the Best Director award at the Sundance Film Festival (I don't know how), makes a decent effort at passionately telling the story of an inner-city girl in search of respect, love and challenge, and finding it in the male-dominated world of boxing. Kumasa loses track of time and space, however, with her inability to clearly relay

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SEAC, N.C. WARN Clear Up Misconceptions About CP&L Protest

TO THE EDITOR: We would like to make some clarifications regarding an article in The Daily Tar Heel on Oct. 17, "Protesters to Meet at CP&L Building." It is important for the public to be aware of the fact that as of now, there are NO open safety and scientific hearings planned for Carolina Power & Light's controversial proposal for expanded storage of nuclear waste at Harris Nuclear Plant near Apex. On Dec. 7, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will NOT be holding "open arguments for both sides to present their views" as CP&L would like the public to believe.

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