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Friday June 2nd

Women's Tennis


Writer Didn't Know What String Cheese Incident Was About

TO THE EDITOR: In Thursday's paper there was a review of the homecoming concert presented by String Cheese Incident in Memorial Hall, "Fans Get High on String Cheese Incident." When I first read this article I noticed right from the start that staff writer Michelle Jarboe did not truly appreciate what a phenomenal show the band put on. Also, if she knew what the band was about she would have know that they are known for their long jam sessions, which are unique in their own right, not just a ripped-off style from Phish or the Grateful Dead.

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Tomecka Leads Tar Heels to Win Despite Lackluster Play in Tourney

WINSTON-SALEM -- N.C. State goalkeeper Gretchen Lear was hoping she wouldn't see a 5-foot-11 shadow creeping around her box Thursday. Unfortunately for the Wolfpack, Maggie Tomecka's presence close to the net was undeniably clear in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals. Tomecka converted a Catherine Reddick corner kick in the 26th minute to give the North Carolina women's soccer team a 1-0 victory against N.C. State. The Tar Heels (17-0, 8-0 in the ACC) advance to the semifinal game at 8 p.m. today at Wake Forest's Spry Stadium. "(Tomecka) is a big threat," said N.C.

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Any Given Week

Section 107, Row QQ, Seat 1. From that vantage point, you can see all of Kenan Stadium. At 6:48 p.m. Thursday, the stadium sits so calmly. Less than 45 hours from the Oct.

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What's Going On: News You Need to Know

Sometimes stories here at the University fall through the cracks. I catch them for a segment that I like to call "I Completely Ripped This Off From `The Daily Show.'" Clef Hanger Ticket Scandal Uncovered Rumors are running rampant that ticket distribution for tonight's Clef Hanger concert is rigged. Hordes of adoring fans were disappointed when they discovered that their tickets were for the balcony or mezzanine sections. "This is crazy!" said an underclassman in a tight-fitting pink halter top. "I was 18th in line when tickets went on sale in the Pit on Monday.

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No Easy Solutions to Attendance, Apathy Problems in Congress

TO THE EDITOR: I am writing this letter in regards to the editorial entitled "Confederacy of Dunces" which appeared on Nov. 7. In the editorial, the author suggests that the current districting system, which is based on where an undergraduate lives, is the cause of the "rampant" student apathy toward student elections and suggested that changes be made to the districting policy in order to encourage better voter turnout.

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Wednesday

7:45 a.m. Ticket Distribution It's way too early for football, not to mention waiting in line at the Smith Center for ticket distribution. But most students weren't planning on having to wait. When ACC powerhouse Florida State was in town, there wasn't even a line at distribution. But it's different this time. Hopes of getting the tickets and getting back quickly fade, as students pull up to find all the parking lots full. 10:45 a.m.

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BOG Committee Approves Disaster Institute

At a Board of Governors planning meeting Thursday, UNC-system officials approved two initiatives intended to extend the reach of the university beyond the 16 campuses. The committee approved a proposal for an Institute of Disaster Studies and endorsed the adoption of a new UNC-system strategic initiative that makes internationalization of the system a priority.

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Booker Embraces Solidarity, Heritage

Set apart from most UNC students, senior Kristi Booker wore a black armband Monday in support of the University's first recognized Black Solidarity Day. Booker, president of the Black Student Movement, is aiming to establish Black Solidarity Day as an official University holiday. But her mission extends beyond one day.

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Women's Basketball Tips Off in WNIT

The North Carolina women's basketball team will open the 2001-02 season Friday against George Mason in a first round Preseason WNIT game. Tipoff is 7 p.m. at Carmichael Auditorium. Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Children 12 and under will be admitted free. Preseason WNIT ticket prices apply to all attendees, including UNC staff and students. A win against George Mason would put the Tar Heels in the tournament's second round, hosting either Evansville or Temple on Sunday at 2 p.m.

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New Constitutional Society Hosts Kick-Off Event

The American Constitution Society For Law and Policy hosted a kick-off event Thursday evening for the society's new UNC and Duke University law school chapters. Titled "Taking Back the Constitution," the program, which took place at the UNC School of Social Work, featured speeches from a number of prominent attorneys, including the society's founder, Peter Rubin, counsel to former Vice President Al Gore in the two Florida election cases heard by the Supreme Court. Other speakers included Walter Dellinger, former acting U.S.

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Emergency Funds Bill Made Law

Gov. Mike Easley signed a bill into law Thursday that will make special funds available to respond to potential terrorist attacks. The Bioterrorism Defense Funds Bill, which passed the N.C. Senate on Tuesday by a 45-1 vote, grants $1.9 million for emergency management support. The bill also allows up to $30 million to be pulled from the state's rainy day fund for further preventative measures. The legislation took just eight days to make its way through the N.C.

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Tuesday

3:04 p.m. The Goalpost Cans of yellow paint and paintbrushes, intended for the replacement goalpost at the west end of Kenan Stadium, encircle grounds supervisor Mark Gaines. Gaines says he was upset when students tore down the goalpost after the victory over Florida State University six weeks ago because it meant a lot more work for him. 6:20 p.m.

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No Plans to Address UNC Salary Gap

Unlike officials at N.C. State University, UNC-Chapel Hill officials have no concrete plans to address salary disparities among male, female and minority faculty members. UNC-CH's female professors are facing an uphill climb to reach the salary figures male faculty attain, according to the 2000-01 salary report by the UNC Office of Institutional Research. N.C.

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Local Band Hits Road For Tour

Michael Triplett, vocalist and guitarist for local band Fin Fang Foom, stumbles out of his tour bus late one morning, complaining of the cold and tired of the road, but excited -- his band has finally broken new ground. Fin Fang Foom has had a cult following of its eclectic sound -- but the release of the band's first full length LP,Texture, Structure and the Condition of Moods, represents a major stepping stone on a path it has been travelling for a long time. The band boasts an interesting mix between psychedelic distortion and talented riffs and rhythms.

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Saturday (ECU v. UNC)

7 a.m. N4 Parking Lot Thirteen students rush out of their residence halls into the rainy, windy darkness to remove their cars from the N4 Lot, located behind Cobb and Connor Residence Halls. The University Department of Public Safety has placed red flags and parking lot reservation signs to forewarn drivers so they can avoid having their cars towed. In less than 15 minutes, DPS will issue tickets, and 13 cars will be towed to the back lot of the UNC General Administration building because they are illegally parked. 9:30 a.m.

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Saturday (ECU v. UNC) Continued

2:21 p.m. Tar Heel Town An Oldies 100.7 disc jockey interviews former UNC quarterback Rod Elkins, reflecting on the team's last confrontation with the Pirates in 1981 and Bunting's strategy for today's matchup. "What a great game," Elkins says about the last matchup. "Better for them than for us, maybe, but a great game." 2:30 p.m.

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