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Wednesday February 1st

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Edwards' Charges Rise to 58

Rape suspect Dwayne Russell Edwards was served with 25 additional felony charges Wednesday by the Carrboro Police Department, bringing the total charges pending against him to 58.Carrboro police served Edwards, 33, who lives at 100 Rock Haven Road, Apt. M-304, with the charges at Orange County Jail without incident.Capt. Joel Booker of the Carrboro Police Department said the new charges were the results of probable cause found in several investigations."These were just other cases that were under investigation where an investigator found a connection to Mr.

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Honor Court Reform Divides SBP Candidates

With a single, albeit highly controversial and publicized case, students, faculty and Chancellor James Moeser called UNC's student-run judicial system into question.With appeals for the Computer Science 120 case still under way, the candidates for student body president must now address that question on their platforms.Last October, Professor James Coggins accused 24 students of cheating because of groupwork he said they did in his Computer Science 120 class.

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UNC Outlasts Tigers in 2 OTs

It took 50 minutes and 199 combined points, but the North Carolina women's basketball team eventually wound up with the result it wanted.The Tar Heels, on the strength of a Juana Brown layup with 0.8 seconds left in the second overtime, outlasted No. 25 Clemson 100-99 Thursday in Carmichael Auditorium."The highs in this game aren't nearly high enough to make up for the lows," Clemson coach Jim Davis said.

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Brown Burns Clemson From Floor

With the clock ticking down toward 0:00, Juana Brown charged hard through a sea of Clemson basketball players, stopped short and fired a jumper at the hoop. It would have been a sweet ending for the senior guard, who scored the last six points in North Carolina's Jan. 8 71-70 victory against Clemson.But the ball didn't swish through the net; instead it found its way into the open arms of UNC's LaQuanda Barksdale. Barksdale's shot missed as well.Brown would still get her chance to be the heroine again.

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SBP Candidates Emphasize Race at Masala Forum

Multiculturalism and campus diversity came to the forefront Thursday evening at a student elections forum sponsored by Masala.About 25 students sat scattered throughout Peabody Hall's lecture room as candidates answered questions about issues such as raising funds for minority student groups, student empowerment and curriculum diversity.Student body president candidate Warren Watts emphasized the need for more minority student input in student government.

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Resignation Points to CAA's Internal Tension

Former Carolina Athletic Association Vice President Bryan Hart's decision to resign from his post Wednesday is the first indication that the organization's internal politics have bled into the race for CAA president.Hart tendered his resignation to CAA President Tee Pruitt on Wednesday afternoon to join the campaign for candidate Reid Chaney. "I didn't make a whole lot of friends with this move today," Hart said Wednesday. "But out of the candidates, I sincerely think (Chaney) will do the best job. ...

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Debate Incites Smiles, Talk of Issues

Spurts of laughter filled Carroll Hall Auditorium on Thursday night as student body president candidates poked fun at each other in a debate revealing the lighter side of their campaigns.All seven official candidates and a write-in candidate participated in the event, which was co-hosted by the Blue & White and The Daily Tar Heel. The first segment of the debate involved questions asked by two mediators, one from each of the sponsoring media outlets. The role the student body needs to play in the government was a common theme throughout the debate.

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Tips for All of UNC's Rage-aholics

Meet the Carolina fan. His very loins burn with passion for Carolina sports. Whether he's physically present at games or not, he screams as if he were. Each time Carolina scores, you can hear him shouting with glee at the television screen. And the Carolina fan will be sure to let you know when UNC wins as he runs up and down the hall, screaming in victory at the top of his lungs. That's dedication.Sometimes, especially after big games, he rushes to the bathroom to steal rolls of toilet paper.

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Not Your Ordinary Ann Landers

Ahhh -- introductions. You either love them or you hate them. If you hate them, you dread that pause in between your bumbling approach and their scathing, "Who are you and why are you on my cloud?"I, on the other hand, am of the second kind: I appreciate meeting people and learning their names so when I see them around campus, I can call them by name and make my friends think I'm popular.So to begin my blindingly brilliant, somewhat lengthy introduction: my name is Adam Shupe, and I'm going to be premiering F1, an advice column on the DTH Online's Community section.

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Flick Overdoses on Teen Slasher Clich

Valentine1 1/2 Stars Remember "Scream"? You know, that movie where Neve Campbell is chased by the knife-wielding maniac? Perhaps you will also recall the film's sequels, "Scream 2" and "Scream 3"? Do you remember "I Know What You Did Last Summer," which daringly mixed up the "Scream" formula in '97 by substituting Jennifer Love Hewitt in Campbell's place? Well, if you do, there's absolutely no reason to see Jamie Blanks' new film, "Valentine," a horrible display of Hollywood cashing-in.Everything about "Valentine" is re-hash.

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BSM Endorses SBP Candidate Baker

Student body president candidate Dustyn Baker picked up a key endorsement Wednesday night as the Black Student Movement lent its support to her after a question-and-answer session addressing racial tensions at UNC and the need for increased minority representation.

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Exhibit Spotlights Art as Therapy for Patients

Pastel pink-and-green fish struggle against the canvas current; their leaf-like fins rub against each other. Perhaps they're running away from something, perhaps they're learning to move on. Either way, it's "SalmonElla & TunaBaba in the Ascent Up Fish Mountain," a pastels-on-paper sketch created by one of the third floor's visiting artists.

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Bunting Announces 1st Recruiting Class; Signs 21

John Bunting knew he had some learning to do.Having spent five years as head coach at Division-III Glassboro State and almost the rest of his coaching career in the NFL, Bunting had little experience with recruiting.But he learned quickly since becoming North Carolina's coach Dec. 11. He had no choice if he wanted to land players such as Jawarski Pollock, a speedy wide receiver from Bradenton, Fla."I couldn't find him at home, but I talked with his grandmother, so I finally got him on his cell phone at the barber shop," Bunting said.

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Teacher Shortage Hurts Hispanic Students

The need for qualified Spanish-speaking teachers to meet a sudden influx of Hispanic students has contributed to a pre-existing teacher shortage in North Carolina.For years, state education officials have warned of a statewide teacher shortage that could worsen in the future. But the shortage is having an even greater impact on the state's growing Hispanic population.Fran Hoch, N.C.

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Despite Gains, N.C. Women Still Lag Behind Men

Even as women in North Carolina have gained several prominent posts in the N.C. state government, a recently released report says women in the state still have a ways to go before they reach complete equality.Gov. Easley's recently selected Cabinet consists of three women, and voters just elected several women into influential statewide positions -- including Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue and Secretary of State Elaine Marshall.But according to the most recent "Status of Women in North Carolina" report by the N.C.

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