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Thursday February 2nd

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BSM Kicks Off Black History Month With Jamboree

An array of entertainers in subgroups of the Black Student Movement expressed black culture through song, dance and drama at the organization's first jamboree Friday.The event, which took place in the Great Hall of the Student Union, kicked off Black History Month festivities to be sponsored by the BSM.

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Inaugural Coverage Accurately Depicted Students' Activity

TO THE EDITOR:Mr. Buchanan ("Inauguration Front Page Evidence of Liberal Bias, Disappointing to Reader" Jan. 25) should understand that The Daily Tar Heel is the UNC newspaper which reports on student activity. Since more than 60 students went to D.C. to protest the inauguration, the heavy coverage of those protests was not only appropriate, but accurate.Since Mr. Buchanan was not actually present, I have no idea how he knows or understands the conditions at the inaugural parade.

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Chapel Hill Historians Present `Leading Ladies'

The starlets of the '30s are lighting up the big screen once again in the film classics that made them famous.Presented by the Chapel Hill Historical Society, "Leading Ladies of the '30s" will highlight legendary actresses in their most memorable roles during the next month. Each week the series will feature a different film classic, beginning Sunday with Alexandre Dumas' classic French tragedy, "Camille."The Chapel Hill Historical Society was founded in 1966.

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Capel Gets 1st Victory Vs. Duke

UNC forward Jason Capel scored 20 points in his first win against the Blue Devils, his brother's former team.DURHAM -- Former Duke guard Jeff Capel told his younger brother all week that his former team was going to get the better of North Carolina on Thursday night.He even went as far to say the Tar Heels wouldn't keep the game close.Jason Capel proved his brother wrong. And he finally got his first win against his brother's old team on his sixth try."I'm sure I'm going to have to eat a lot of crow," Jeff Capel said immediately after the game.

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Chapel Hill's Hidden Comic Genius

With two major graphic novels to his name and a forthcoming miniseries starring one of comics' most popular characters, local artist and writer George Pratt is on top of his game.If only his game had more spectators."People are so limited in what they think of," Pratt said, sitting in his Chapel Hill studio. "They're like, 'It's a comic book -- it's for kids.' Well, it doesn't have to be for kids."With a fine arts background and a 15-year presence in the comic industry, Pratt creates both traditional art and comics.

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Sangam Works to Aid India

In Hindi, the word "sangam" means "unity."And in the spirit of their group's name, Sangam members are asking members of the UNC community to spare some change for the victims of last week's earthquake in India.Sangam, UNC's South Asian awareness organization, has launched a campuswide fund-raising campaign to provide relief for victims of the earthquake that devastated the Indian state of Gujarat last Friday.

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ONE FOR THE BOOKS\

Guard Joseph Forte scored 24 points and pulled down 16 rebounds in UNC's 85-83 victory against No. 2 Duke. DURHAM -- North Carolina entered Thursday night's game against No.

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Crowded Buses Show Necessity to Expand Mass Transit Options\

TO THE EDITOR:Dave Snell's letter ("Fare-Free Busing Could Make Service Overcrowded, Late" Jan. 26) was a puzzle. As I understood it he was complaining that having fare-free buses would result in crowded, heavily used vehicles -- and that this would be a terrible thing. Until I read the letter, I had assumed that every student in City and Regional Planning (the department in which Mr.

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UNC Win Fires Up Franklin Street Fans

Beneath a hail of fireworks, streams of toilet paper and clouds of smoke, thousands of University students exploded onto Franklin Street after North Carolina's stunning win over Duke."This is the party of the year," shouted Reed Lawrence, a senior from Smithfield, as he stood near one of several fires lit on the street by students. "We beat Duke my freshman year, and we beat Duke at Cameron my senior year.

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Hatchell Earns 300th Victory

ATLANTA -- The North Carolina women's basketball team defeated Georgia Tech 85-63 on Thursday at Alexander Memorial Coliseum.With the win, UNC coach Sylvia Hatchell earned her 300th career victory with the Tar Heels.North Carolina (11-9, 5-5 in the ACC) were led by sophomore point guard Coretta Brown and senior guard Juana Brown.

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Tears, Laughter Mark `Shu' Service

Friends, stories and memories of the late Jim Shumaker filled Carroll Hall auditorium with bursts of laughter and some solemn moments in a memorial service Thursday for the legendary UNC journalism professor.The service's seven speakers, whose relation to Shumaker varied from student to colleague to son, shared their personal experiences and lessons learned from their old mentor."Each speaker knew Jim in a different way," said Richard Cole, the dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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Local Scouts Need to Take High Ground

The Boy Scouts present me with a paradox.On the one hand, I find their official stance against having gay troop leaders repulsive. But on the other I support their right, as a private organization, to discriminate in any way they want.Any attempt then to discriminate against the Boy Scouts (for example, not allowing them to use public facilities) could be construed as just as bad as the Boy Scouts discriminating against gay men. It could be made out to be censorship of politically incorrect ideas.

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UNC Rolls Past Wildcats in Tennis Season Opener

The North Carolina men's tennis team got the 200a1 season off to a successful start, sweeping past Davidson 7-0 on Thursday at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.The Tar Heels started strong, winning all three doubles matches. The No. 1 seed of Nicholas Monroe and Marcio Petrone beat Whit Hansen and Billy Boykin 8-4.

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Officials Forsee No Glitches for Online Voting

Administrative Information Services and the Board of Elections give their vote of confidence to the security of the online voting system that students will use in this month's student elections.The program, which will be accessed through Student Central with PID and personal access code numbers, debuted at UNC this fall during Homecoming elections and generated minimal technical problems."We had a 15-minute shutdown during the Homecoming election, but that type of problem will not happen again," said Frederick Hill, vice chairman of the Board of Elections.In examining the se

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Sex Isn't Bad - Try It This Weekend

It has to be the tip of the breast -- the nipple. I saw it in a porn once," my friend told me."Oh, so it's not the whole breast that goes inside. I get it," I said as the light bulb went off inside my head.My friend, who we'll refer to as "Lola," was telling me about one of her sexual fantasies.At first, she was really shy about discussing such thoughts so explicitly. It took her a while to get the whole story out, mostly because she kept interrupting her own narrative flow with silly questions.

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`Spice' Not Even a Guilty Pleasure

Zero Stars At least I didn't suffer a violent attack of diarrhea. That is, with all honesty, the ONLY positive thing I can possibly say about the two hours of life completely wasted watching "Sugar and Spice."Apparently there is some Hollywood producer out there throwing money at any trite, asinine hemorrhoid of a script containing a reference to teenagers in cheerleader outfits.

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