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Singh Unites UNC, Third World

Walking down a muddy street in southern India on a hot, humid day, Neha Singh had a revelation that convinced her to dedicate her life to helping children of Third World countries. A young boy ran up to her, addressing her in Hindi. "Are you a good sister?" he asked. In response, Singh bought the boy a piece of bread. He soon returned with 200 other hungry children from the streets of India. Singh willingly bought each child a piece of bread. "I experienced a thrilling rush that one little boy valued me so much," she said.

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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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Forging Surrogate UNC Families

Day Kim knows searching for a niche amid 24,000 students at UNC can be challenging, but for her and other freshmen, there's a solution: Residential Learning Programs, or theme housing. Housed in Teague, Cobb, Carmichael and Ehringhaus residence halls, theme houses unite a diverse group of students with common interests such as speaking Spanish, living well, focusing on women's perspectives and learning about the health sciences. Students work, live and play together to form a special UNC experience.

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