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Wednesday October 20th

National Poltics


College Market Tour Draws Small Crowd

Shame on the Carolina Athletic Association and Coca-Cola Company. Sure, the five bands of the College Market Tour's were unsigned and not famous, but they deserved more than the 50 people that attended. Blame the promoters, who thought a few posters on vending machines would suffice. The Blue and White game was the same night, and the CAA could have had a little more foresight.

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Campus Forum To Highlight Local Elections

Two campus organizations will host a forum tonight that will introduce local voters to candidates for the Chapel Hill and Carrboro mayoral seats. The forum will be held in 100 Hamilton Hall and will start at 6 p.m. with the Chapel Hill mayoral candidates. Carrboro mayoral candidates will follow at 7 p.m. The forum, which is being cosponsored by The Daily Tar Heel and Carolina Public Policy, will allow voters to hear the candidates' views on an array of issues.

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UNC Stays 1st in ACC Despite Loss

North Carolina volleyball coach Joe Sagula didn't know how his team would respond to its first ACC loss of the season at Maryland last Sunday. The Tar Heels bounced back with a sweep of second-place Duke on Friday, but Sagula didn't expect his team's resilience to be tested again in Saturday's match against Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons shocked the Tar Heels with a 3-1 win. UNC (18-5, 10-2 in the ACC) had a week to get ready for the rival Blue Devils (16-3, 8-3), and its extra preparation showed.

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Media Selects Duke As Top Team in ACC

GREENSBORO -- The defending national champion Duke men's basketball team was the clear choice as the ACC preseason favorite in a media poll at the conference's annual Operation Basketball event Sunday. Duke, which has been picked first six straight years, received 69 of the 74 first-place votes. Coming in second with the other five first-place votes was Maryland, Duke's Final Four opponent a year ago. Picked to finish third was Virginia, which is coming off a 20-9 season.

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Police to Restrict Halloween Traffic

In an attempt to curb the cost and size of Chapel Hill's Halloween festivities, police have planned large-scale restrictions on vehicle traffic near Franklin Street. Chapel Hill police spokeswoman Jane Cousins said police will construct roadblocks around Franklin Street, eliminating parking for a 1 1/2 mile radius. Cousins said only residents or guests of residents will be allowed to enter the restricted area after police close the perimeter. But she could not pinpoint when exactly the parking restrictions will take effect.

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Students Must Fight For Parking

If you're getting tired of the same old Polk Place every day, be cheered -- yes, I'm predicting another protest any day now. Students marched in protest with each new chapter in the tuition increase saga of the 1999-2000 academic year. Now they are threatened with the loss, not of more money, but of something almost as precious: parking spaces. Last Wednesday, University officials announced that in the near future, the number of on-campus parking spaces for students living in residence halls will drop from 480 to zero.

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Campus Calendar Today

8 a.m. -- Student may pick up remaining basketball tickets at the Smith Center Ticket Office until all of the approximately 1,000 tickets are given out. 11 a.m. -- The College Republicans are sponsoring a blood drive in the Great Hall until 4 p.m. 7 p.m. -- PlayMakers Repertory Company invites the University community to attend its free "Seeds of Hate" symposium. It will take place in the Center for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road.

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New Scholarship Bears Attack Victim's Name

An anonymous donor has established an endowed scholarship to honor 1996 UNC graduate Mary Lou Hague, who was among the victims of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center. In New York City, Hague worked for Keefe, Bruyette and Woods Inc., where she was a research analyst. Her office was on the 89th floor of the World Trade Center South Tower. "Her first love was the North Carolina Tar Heels, and, when this anonymous person did this, I was thrilled," said Liza Adams, Hague's mother.

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RHA Sponsors Halloween Bash in Student Union

Ghosts, goblins and witches have a new place to make magic and mischief this Halloween, giving students an alternative to the traditional revelry on Franklin Street. The Residence Hall Association is sponsoring a Halloween Bash in the Student Union for the first time, which will include events held throughout the Union and is free to all who want to participate. RHA officials said the only requirement for participation is that at least one person in about every five people has a UNC ONE Card.

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Endowed Posts Draw Professors

UNC biology Professor Joel Kingsolver was content in his 15-year-long position at the University of Washington-Seattle. But when he decided to move back to the Triangle, UNC's offer of a William Kenan Jr. Teacher of Excellence professorship was hard to pass up. For an endowed professorship, a selected professor, like Kingsolver, is given a monetary supplement to his or her salary, and the money is sometimes used specifically for research.

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Local Market Hosts Night of Storytelling

Clowns, witches, a unicorn and even Betsy Ross gathered together for "Ghost Stories Under the Stars," an annual Halloween event held at Weaver Street Market in Carrboro. People of all ages gathered to hear Tim Stambaugh and the Fiends play music and hear nationally renowned storyteller Milbre Burch tell "tales both merry and scary," but the majority of the crowd consisted of children dressed in creative costumes. At 6:30 p.m., Burch began telling stories on a stage littered with hay bales and pumpkin lights while the band added touches of percussion in the background.

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Flanagan Snags 2nd ACC Title

CLEMSON, S.C. -- North Carolina cross country runner Shalane Flanagan won her second consecutive ACC title Saturday at the conference championships. Flanagan was one of three Tar Heels in the top 10 and led North Carolina to a second-place finish with 55 points behind N.C. State's 39 points. Matt Weiss' 23rd-place finish led the North Carolina men's team, which finished eighth with 221 points. Weiss finished in 25 minutes, 21.2 seconds. N.C. State won the men's event, as well, with 26 points, and Wake Forest's Nathan Sisco was the individual champion in 24:23.5.

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Lieberman Discusses Foreign Policy at Duke

DURHAM -- U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-Conn., addressed a standing-room-only crowd at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business on Sunday night as the 2001 Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecturer. Lieberman, who was Al Gore's running mate during the 2000 presidential election, discussed the importance of maintaining values in American foreign policy after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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UNC to Help Develop Software

A software application that might help the United States in future military conflicts is being developed at UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School. The Center for Logistics and Digital Strategy, a division of the business school's Frank Hawkins Institute of Private Enterprise, has teamed up with the software company Saffron Technology. The two entities will work to develop an application that could be used by the Boeing Company to mimic the way the human memory detects patterns in complex sets of data, said Noel Greis, the center's director.

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Carmichael Crowd Helps Inspire Volleyball in Win

Energy and motivation are two important components of any victory. Sometimes, intensity originates from the outside factors like the crowd or the coach. But sometimes, a team's energy has to come directly from the players standing on the court. Saturday, North Carolina (18-5, 10-2 in the ACC) was unable to create its own energy and lost 3-1 to Wake Forest. The conference leaders lacked their usual bounce and fell victim to that dirty little sports clich

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SURGE Hosts Global Issues Conference

More than 250 people, some of whom traveled from as far away as Kenya, attended the third annual Glocal Awareness Conference held on campus this weekend. The conference aimed to educate people on a variety of international issues by bringing them to a local level, which yielded the name of the conference, a combination of the words global and local. The majority of the attendees were UNC students, but people came from various national and international locations, said Kate Witchger, a member of Students United for a Responsible Global Environment.

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Former Leaders Voice Opposition To BOG Inquiry

A letter sent last week to state lawmakers by four former N.C. governors and two former UNC-system presidents decried recent legislation calling for a study of the UNC-system Board of Governors' effectiveness. The provision calling for the study is part of a bill the N.C. Senate passed three weeks ago calling for the elimination of quotas in the selection of BOG members.

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Power of One: Osama Versus Adolf Hitler

I have neither the desire to overthrow the hegemonic power guiding the international economic system nor the apathy and/or ignorance to condone the slaughter of the innocent. Perhaps the words of my childhood teachers ring true: "You're just not applying yourself." I hope they were referring only to my sloppy hand tracing skills and multiple blackouts resultant from a less-than-dexterous agility on the playground. (Side note: Volunteering to be "the pi

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Applesauce, Emotion Abounds in Latest Studio 2 Play

A man drowning in a vat of applesauce is the catalyst for the plot of "Mashed Peas and Broken Dreams" a Studio 2 production opening today. The death-by-applesauce plot might sound random, but, as the cast agrees, that's the point of the play. It mirrors the absurdity of real life. "I had heard of a similar accident, but I guess I got the idea from something small town that could bring a community together," said Annie Alvarez, playwright and senior drama major.

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