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Saturday October 23rd

Elyse McCoy


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A cappella traditions differ

All-male a cappella groups the Clef Hangers and The Achordants have both enjoyed well-attended concerts in the past, but other than their ability to draw large crowds, the two groups are more different than they are alike. This weekend, both groups will offer their fall concerts to the community.

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'The Bell witch' combines Southern legend, actual narratives

The 200-year-old legend of the Bell Witch will come to life on stage today at the Swain Hall Studio 6 Theater. "The Bell Witch," an original play adapted and directed by UNC master's student, Ariel Gratch, will run through Tuesday. According to the legend, the ghosts of John Bell Sr.'s tarnished past followed him to Adams, Tenn., where a spirit is said to have haunted the Bell family from 1817 to 1821.

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'The Bell witch' combines Southern legend, actual narratives

The 200-year-old legend of the Bell Witch will come to life on stage today at the Swain Hall Studio 6 Theater. "The Bell Witch," an original play adapted and directed by UNC master's student, Ariel Gratch, will run through Tuesday. According to the legend, the ghosts of John Bell Sr.'s tarnished past followed him to Adams, Tenn., where a spirit is said to have haunted the Bell family from 1817 to 1821.

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Shakori hills festival expects its largest turnout

The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival has come a long way since its inception in 2003 near Silk Hope. Attendance at the annual fall Shakori Hills festival, which starts today and will continue through Sunday, is expected to trump that of any previous year. The festival held in April was the largest in the event's history, drawing more than 4,500 people.

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From NYC back to UNC, Ground UP gives back

Kate Middleton, Amy L. Heidt, Megan Ketch, Guy F. Olivieri and Seth Shelden have come a long way since their days as undergraduates in the University's theater program. The critically acclaimed New York-based theater company that they have created, Ground UP Productions, has completed nine productions in the two years that it has existed. However, the UNC alumni have not always been satisfied with their post-graduation artistic endeavors.

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Site to employ UNC bloggers

Wondering what the top 10 worst things are for a freshman to try to joke about? Or how about what will get you free coffee for life at Carrboro's Open Eye Cafe? For answers to these and other pertinent questions, look no further than "UNC On the Record." Located at www.uncotr.com, UNC On the Record employs student editors to contribute posts about anything related to UNC for $500 per semester. The site tackles topics including "Campus Characters," "Sports," "Hooking Up" and "Dorm Life" in a provocative and humorous tone that students can relate to.

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Sale hits right keys

The sounds of songs played on pianos drifted through Hill Hall during the annual on-campus piano sale held on Saturday and Sunday. The pianos, including new and used baby grand pianos, grand pianos, professional uprights, digital pianos and more, were sold after being loaned to UNC for use by the Department of Music during the school year. One of the visitors who showcased his skills on one of the more than 80 Steinway & Sons pianos for sale was Brad Hill, a Raleigh resident and long-time pianist.

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Racism makes us sick, doctors say

Minority groups have poorer health on average than whites do. Multiple studies have illustrated the widespread impact that the historical, institutional, and interpersonal discrimination that minority groups face on a daily basis have on the health of these populations. This was one of the messages of Monday's 13th annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference at UNC, "Does Racism Make Us Sick?"

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Genome researcher receives sizable grant

The research that UNC professor of biology Jason Lieb is conducting holds great promise for the future of genomics, and the $7.3 million, four-year grant that he recently received from the National Institutes of Health will help to further this research. After responding to the Request for Proposals issued by the NIH, receiving the grant came as no great surprise to Lieb.

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