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Support system needed: University should provide ample pregnancy support to undergraduates and devise a ?exible policy

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The University should strive to support all of its students — especially through pregnancy.Currently, there aren’t enough resources available for students who plan on having a child or who are pregnant during their undergraduate years.This isn’t unusual. Many of our peer universities, public and private alike, don’t have any such policies for undergraduates.




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Cuba is evolving with new generation

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This is not your father’s Cuba. Walk down the malecón, where the Caribbean meets the streets, and you’ll feel a strange air in the city of Havana. Cuba is changing.I find myself here while Cuba finds itself at a generational crossroads. The younger generation is becoming self-aware, and the older generation, which started the now half-century-old revolution, is fading away.







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Imagine what could have been

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Three seconds left, down by two, he rebounds the missed free throw. He eludes a defender and dribbles to half-court. Two seconds left. He loops around a screen, racing toward the basket. One second. He jumps and releases a prayer from 40 feet. The buzzer sounds. The shot banks off the backboard, rattles inside the rim and drops through the net with a satisfying “fffp.” He won it!



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A new approach to prevent violence

Never Again.” We have heard it before. We have heard it after the Holocaust, after Cambodia, after Rwanda. Does it really mean anything anymore?


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Donate your time and blood to a great cause

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TO THE EDITOR:None of us have super powers or run around in costumes. We can’t all be firemen or police officers. Not everyone is going to join the National Guard or protect civilians in the streets of Iraq.You can, however, save a life by giving blood.


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QuickHits for April 6, 2010

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iPad releaseThumbs upThe iPad debuted April 3. Scores lined up during the middle of the day to get one. (Yay for unemployment.) We wrote this QuickHit on our new iPad, and we only had to trample six people in order to get it.Census dayThumbs up


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More coverage of winning sports teams is needed

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TO THE EDITOR:How about focusing on our winning teams?The Daily Tar Heel should pay more respect to the many quality sports teams UNC has in addition to men’s basketball. However, I noticed that “SportsMonday” featured three articles with four color photos on one page for our men’s basketball team, which lost this weekend in the NIT finals.


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Time to apply to join the peer advising program

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TO THE EDITOR:You may or may not be aware that the peer advising program is expanding to new departments and trying to make this valuable resource more readily apparent on departmental Web sites after a substantial mid-year review of the program’s progress.