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QuickHits for March 30, 2010

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Due to an reporting error in this editorial, the board incorrectly states that RNC Chairman Michael Steele attended an erotic nightclub while traveling in California. Steele was not present at the nightclub. It was an employee of the committee. The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the error.Virgin GalacticThumbs up









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Nice to meet you; now kiss me, please

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There are a lot of things the French do that bother me. The administrative red tape, the distant public personas, the frustratingly aloof academic system — if someone chucked them all in the Seine tomorrow morning, I wouldn’t mind a bit. At times, being here in Paris makes me appreciate many parts of life in America that I always took for granted before.







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Feeling better can be dangerous

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You’ve probably heard about the power of positive thinking. In a nutshell, the theory states that when we affirm something and believe in ourselves, it’s more likely that we will achieve our goals.So it comes as no surprise that the reverse process works just as well. Thinking about the negative parts of something in your life can change your beliefs and actions toward it.


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Rent responsibly; A nominal fee can protect your property

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When moving off campus, students should seriously consider acquiring a renter’s insurance policy. Recent events have emphasized how important this protection is. A group of four students were displaced last month when a fire started in the home they rented. None of those students had renter’s insurance. There was also a noticeable jump in robberies last fall.