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Continue ?ght for access: N.C. Coalition for College Access deserves praise for ?ghting for a?ordable education opportunities

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The N.C. Coalition for College Access planned to get together Saturday to address a problem that has plagued the landscape of the United States’ higher education system: access for undocumented immigrants.Allowing qualified undocumented students affordable access to institutions of higher learning is essential to ensuring a meritocratic United States.



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We must confront teenage drinking

The Daily Tar Heel recently reported on several student underage drinking cases that were recently dismissed by the court for alleged constitutional violations.




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Small steps, giant leap: Energy savings of almost $1 million prove that small measures can lead UNC on path toward big changes

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The UNC Department of Energy Management’s energy saving initiatives are a financial success and an affirmation of UNC’s commitment to sustainability. Turning off lights and regulating building temperatures may seem to be trivial tasks. But the benefits aggregate across the entire campus.The savings of almost $1 million in half a year attest to that.



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Pet overpopulation troubling: Too many animals euthanized in Orange County

My dog Mani is a rescue dog. His mother died when he was 10 days old, and he is neutered. I have always had rescue animals and believe strongly in giving them a home. Domestic animal overpopulation is a serious concern in Orange County, and citizens in the community should do their part to make sure it changes.


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Title IX limits variety

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The introduction of gender equality legislation in 1972 changed the landscape of collegiate sports. Title IX was a groundbreaking attempt to ensure that women would have the same opportunities as men, academically and athletically. Its success was paramount to the advancement of women’s rights in the United States.


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Campaigns must focus on graduate students at UNC

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TO THE EDITOR:During the coverage of the platforms and campaigns for student body president, there has been much discussion about all that the candidates want to do. Something that is omitted or understated from the candidates’ platforms is issues related to graduate and professional students.



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Bad bookkeeping

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The idea that the Chapel Hill Town Council is even considering expanding the town’s public library during a period when revenues have dried up and taxes are high is a bit absurd.The proposed expansion, delayed Monday night, would cost $16.5 million and would be financed by bonds. The bonds would be paid back through new taxes, about $26.20 for the owner of a $200,000 home in 2012.


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Review police procedure

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The recent dismissal of a case against underage drinking reflects the need for a comprehensive review of the way Chapel Hill law enforcement addresses alcohol citations.Officers of the law are called to “protect and serve” the community. They often accomplish their mission with resounding effectiveness, and the residents of Chapel Hill should be grateful for their service.


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Double standard in getting naked

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In 1982, Scott Brown, a 22-year-old law student from Boston College, posed nude in a Cosmopolitan Magazine centerfold. He described himself as “a bit of a patriot,” but with a well-placed arm, he kept any bits of his patriot shielded from the camera.







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Hippies support the free market

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Hippies and drug dealers surrounded me. The houses and shops, covered in murals and graffiti, were cobbled together from the remaining scraps of the abandoned Danish naval base.