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Wednesday January 26th

Faith Ray


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Tar Heel Born, Tar Heel Read

Robert Anthony's office in Wilson Library is cluttered with thick, hard-bound volumes and scattered papers. But the room's disarray belies his meticulous planning that went into creating an upcoming conference that will exhibit one of North Carolina's earliest nature writers and naturalists. Anthony, Wilson Library's North Carolina Collection curator, along with his colleagues, created "Lawson's Legacy: Nature Writing and North Carolina 1701-2001."

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ASG Picks Payne for 2nd Term

RALEIGH -- In an overwhelming show of support Saturday, the UNC Association of Student Governments delegates re-elected Andrew Payne as president.Payne's running mate, and the new vice president of the ASG, is Sonia Blanks, who served as student body president at Fayetteville State University. "Thank you for your support," N.C. State University student Payne said after being elected.

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Rural Farmers Left Behind In High-Tech Revolution

For centuries, farming and small businesses shaped North Carolina's economy. As other states boomed, North Carolina's more agrarian focus left it economically stagnant. But that image is quickly changing to one of rapidly growing businesses, low unemployment and big money associated with high-tech industries.North Carolina is no longer solely characterized by its once endless tobacco fields, hog farms and reliance on agriculture. It is becoming a mecca for the technologically savvy.

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Panel Comments on Reparations Ad

Hundreds gathered at the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy at Duke University on Monday to listen to a panel discussion on an advertisement that has embroiled the campus in controversy for the last week.Last Monday, The Chronicle, Duke's student newspaper, ran an anti-reparations advertisement from conservative David Horowitz.

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Anti-Slavery Reparations Ad Rocks Duke

DURHAM -- Duke University students converged on the Student Union on Wednesday to protest an anti-slavery reparations advertisement published in The Chronicle, Duke's student newspaper.The ad, written and paid for by bestselling author David Horowitz, listed "Ten Reasons Why Reparations for Slavery is a Bad Idea -- and Racist Too." The Chronicle, a newspaper independent of the university but run by students, published the ad on Monday and followed it two days later with two articles written by Duke President Nannerl Keohane and The Chronicle editor Greg Pessin stating why the a

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Against the Tide

When the heat of the sun beats down on a multitude of beachgoers, the coasts of North Carolina often resemble havens of relaxation and enjoyment.Every year millions of people flock to the state's eastern shore -- from the Outer Banks to the southern coastline -- to experience the amenities of small coastal towns and relatively uncrowded shores.But behind the many attractions N.C.

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BOT Asks State To OK Student Vote on BOG

In a unanimous vote, the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees passed a resolution Thursday asking the N.C. General Assembly to adopt legislation allowing the president of the UNC Association of Student Governments a vote on the UNC-system Board of Governors.Student Body President Brad Matthews, a voting member of UNC-CH's BOT, proposed the student vote at last week's meeting.

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NCCU Starts Chancellor Search

DURHAM - Members of N.C. Central University's Chancellor Search Committee continued working to identify characteristics a new chancellor would need during open forums Monday and Tuesday. Longtime Chancellor Julius Chambers will resign at the end of the 2001 spring semester. The forums included discussion of the search process and of the next chancellor's role in the university. The committee also heard student concerns regarding the next chancellor at a meeting Monday.

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