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Wednesday December 8th

Swimming And Diving


Candidates Must Adhere to Strict Regulations

As UNC's Homecoming festivities approach, possible candidates for the Mr. and Ms. UNC are beginning to campaign - but there are strict standards in place to regulate these campaigns. The rules governing campaigns for Homecoming elections are listed in Title VI of the Student Code.

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Sen. Ellie Kinnaird Gives Endorsement To Rep. Verla Insko

TO THE EDITOR: As a four-year member of the Orange County legislative delegation, I have been continually impressed with the contributions and effectiveness of Rep. Verla Insko. Rep. Insko has been a vigorous advocate for all aspects of the University - students, staff and faculty. She has been especially outspoken in her support for keeping tuition low and affordable for all students. She points out in every forum and legislative committee related to education that the N.C. Constitution guarantees a free education as much as possible for all citizens. Rep.

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Locals Honor WWII Servicemen

About 30 veterans and residents gathered at the Chapel Hill Historical Society on Sunday evening to recognize local servicemen who gave their lives during World War II. At the event, members of Veterans of Foreign Wars 9100 and American Legion Post 6 celebrated the reinstallation of a memorial plaque dedicated to 29 servicemen from Chapel Hill who died while serving in the war. The plaque, which was originally on display at the old Chapel Hill High School building, had been missing for more than 30 years, after the school was demolished and then relocated.

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Site Shows Campus Crime Statistics

A recently unveiled U.S. Department of Education Web site allows users to review and compare crime reports for 3,380 colleges and universities nationwide but has hit some technological glitches. The site, at http://www.ope.ed.gov/ security/search.asp, allows users to search for crimes that have occurred on college campuses and surrounding areas. Site Coordinator Dan Madzelan said the site is designed to increase access to information about campus crimes. But Madzelan said every time new data is added, the site's server crashes for a short time.

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CAA Plans Homecoming Hype

The Carolina Athletic Association has a lot in store for Homecoming Week this year, including several new events aimed at increasing student participation. One of the new activities is a pregame tailgate party co-sponsored by the CAA and the Residence Hall Association. The party will begin Saturday at about 10 a.m., two hours before UNC plays its football game against the University of Maryland. RHA President Robin Yamakawa said the organization is trying to get Hip Hop Nation to provide a disc jockey for the event.

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On Election Day, Vote Barbara Howe For N.C. Governor

TO THE EDITOR: We endorse Libertarian Barbara Howe for North Carolina governor. Barbara Howe has a vision of a state that does not kill its citizens. She is the only gubernatorial candidate opposed to the death penalty. Barbara Howe has a vision of a state that lets severely ill patients make their own medical decisions. She is the only gubernatorial candidate who supports decriminalizing medical marijuana. She has a vision of a state that allows all children to receive a quality education.

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Marching Tar Heels Raise Spirits During Halftime

When the defense enters Kenan Stadium to a frenzy of waving pom-poms, roaring fans and the strains of the "Imperial March," senior Bobby Rathbone cannot escape exhilaration. As one of three drum majors for the UNC Marching Tar Heels, Rathbone takes great pride in the enthusiasm generated at football games. "You know that you're probably creating that (excitement)," Rathbone said. But for Rathbone and many other members of UNC's marching band, that feeling will be bittersweet during Saturday's game against the University of Maryland. The Homecoming game is also Senior Day. "It's

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Field Hockey Falters in Semifinals Against Virginia

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - It wasn't supposed to be like this. The two teams didn't expect it. The media certainly didn't, and the fans in the stands of Maryland's Artificial Turf Stadium didn't even know the rules. But as North Carolina sweeper Abby Martin would fittingly say after the Tar Heels lost 2-1 to ninth-ranked Virginia in the ACC field hockey tournament semifinals, "Anything can happen. And it did." Anything in this case was a Virginia team that had barely made it to the semifinals, needing overtime to beat fifth-seeded Duke.

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Rep. Verla Insko Clarifes Her Record, Asks for Support

It was disappointing not to get the endorsement of The Daily Tar Heel in my bid for reelection to the N.C. House of Representatives. Nobody is a more ardent supporter of UNC-Chapel Hill, our faculty, staff and students, and I ask for your support. Since I was not interviewed by the DTH, I am writing to provide information about my record. I chair the House Education Subcommittee on Universities and introduced the bill that gave UNC-Chapel Hill the authority to develop the Horace Williams property as a centennial campus.

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Tar Heels: Let the Ballin' Begin

The basketball season is coming up and folks are starting to get hype. So to the UNC ballers: Just win baby! I want to get my party on again this March. The tourney last year was lovely and Chapel Hill was the hot spot. Whaaaattttt'sssss uuuuppp???!!!!! Drinking a Bud. Watching Carolina spank Mizzou, Stanford, Tennessee, and Tulsa. True. I'm looking for y'all ballers to whip Dook this season. Beat 'em silly.

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UNC Finishes Off Pitt, Losing Streak

PITTSBURGH - It seemed the North Carolina football team found a new way to lose in each of its past four games. Blocked punts. Fumbles. Stupid penalties. Not being able to score in the red zone. The Tar Heels looked to be headed down the same road Saturday against Pittsburgh. UNC held a 13-10 halftime lead but turned the ball over inside the Panther 30 twice in the second half and botched a field-goal attempt.

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Tar Heels Beat Michigan in Battle of No. 9s

The North Carolina women's swimming team faced a tough early season challenge when it hosted Michigan over the weekend. The Tar Heels stepped up to the challenge as they defeated the Wolverines, a team they shared a No. 9 ranking with, by a score of 207-163. Freshman sensation Jessi Perruquet and junior Katie Hathaway led the Tar Heels.

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Town Applauds A Helping Hand

In recognition of A Helping Hand's ongoing service to the community, Chapel Hill Mayor Rosemary Waldorf declared Sunday "A Helping Hand Day." The local senior citizen assistance organization celebrated its fifth anniversary by honoring student and community volunteers and examining its history and success. The anniversary celebrated the organization's commitment to aiding the elderly, the disabled and their families, often by methods overlooked by other service groups.

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Women's Center Welcomes University's First Lady With Reception

Female faculty members recently got to meet the woman behind the chancellor at a reception showcasing UNC's first lady. The Carolina Women's Center and the Association for Women Faculty and Professionals co-sponsored an informal session with Dr. Susan Moeser, Chancellor James Moeser's wife. "I just thought it would be a good idea to welcome our new chancellor's wife," said Diane Kjervik, director of the Carolina Women's Center.

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GAA Prepares for Alumni

Students can expect to see plenty of alumni at parties and even in some classes trying to relive their UNC experiences during this year's Homecoming weekend.Alumni are already getting nostalgic by printing up their old class T-shirts and making plans for weekend poker games with old UNC buddies.

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Students Share Tales of Life Behind Mascot's Mask

By Jermaine Caldwell Features Editor Each Saturday during football season, Paul Holshouser or Stu Williams accepts the challenge of completing an important job. The task requires getting dressed up in a heavy, hot and motion-restricting costume to portray a silent character with just body language. Before the end of the day, Holshouser or Williams will have spent hours spreading school spirit to thousands of cheering and screaming fans. Holshouser and Williams play the part of Ramses, UNC's mascot.

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Vote Gore

In the tight race for the U.S. presidency, the leading candidates have been accused of being indistinguishable. But considering the key differences that do exist between the top dogs, Al Gore is the best candidate to lead the nation over the next four years. His extensive experience and stance on issues such as education, the environment and civil rights ensures strong leadership. Over the past two decades, Gore has built an impressive resume while working as a congressman, a senator and, most recently, as vice president of our nation.

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Tar Heels Dominate Duke to Capture 13th ACC Title

DURHAM - In an ACC women's soccer season wrought with upsets and surprises, one thing remained constant. North Carolina, which lost a team-record three regular-season conference games, captured its 13th conference championship in the 14 years of ACC women's soccer competition. The third-seeded Tar Heels beat an overmatched Duke squad 4-0 in the ACC tournament final Sunday in front of 5,273 fans at Koskinen Stadium. UNC has earned a first-round bye in the NCAA Women's College Cup.

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Susan Moeser Settles Into UNC As Mentor, Music Enthusiast

With bright red hair and blue eyes, the wife of UNC's ninth chancellor stands out in a crowd. But her appearance and her marriage to the University's man-in-charge are not the only things that make Susan Dickerson Moeser unique. An avid sports fan, an accomplished organist, a marathon runner, a cook and a lover of the outdoors, Susan is lucky if she can find time during the day to catch her breath. Born in rural Kansas into a family that "bleeds Jayhawk blood," Susan began playing the piano before she could even read, which helped set the course for her lifelong passion for music.

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