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Sunday June 26th

Jenny Fowler


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Panel Pushes Sportsmanship

Several of sports' most respected coaching icons met with hundreds of North Carolina coaches Monday to discuss the importance of sportsmanship.UNC co-hosted the "Pursuing Victory With Honor" training seminar with the N.C. High School Athletic Association and the CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition at the Friday Center.Longtime UNC head basketball coach Dean Smith, current head basketball coach Matt Doherty, former University of Nebraska head coach and current U.S.

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Earth Day Event Spreads Awareness

The springtime sun shining on Polk Place on Tuesday did not stop many environmentally minded students and faculty members from manning nearly a dozen tables with posters, signs and cloth banners celebrating Earth Day.The event -- co-sponsored by the Student Environmental Action Coalition, the Carolina Environmental Student Alliances and the UNC Sustainability Coalition -- included games, music, awards ceremonies and presentations. Organizers hoped to increase knowledge of Earth Day and its meaning, and also to award campus environmentalists who have implemented change at UNC.

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WUNC Commemorates 25 Years of Radio Broadcasting

The University's public broadcasting service, which brings National Public Radio into the homes, apartments, residence halls and cars of many UNC faculty and students, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month.WUNC 91.5 FM provides services to more than 200,000 listeners in 26 counties from Greensboro to the Outer Banks, broadcasting informational, educational and cultural programming 24 hours a day.WUNC will host several events lasting through the end of May as a celebration of its first broadcast April 3, 1976.

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Group Objects to KKK Leader's Name on Hall

As student protesters continue efforts to rectify institutional racism at UNC, the Freedom Legacy Project has begun a petition to combat what members call one form of blatant racism on campus.Members of the On the Wake of Emancipation Campaign flooded the quad in front of Saunders Hall on Monday to protest instances of racism in UNC's history, using the building's namesake as an example.The Freedom Legacy Project also has drawn up a petition to place a new plaque on Saunders Hall. The plaque would inform passers-by that the building is named after Col.

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Demonstrators Storm Campus,\Protest Racism at University

Protest Photo Gallery More than 80 participants of the On the Wake of Emancipation Campaign lined up in the Pit on Monday to protest the mistreatment of minority students, faculty and staff on UNC's campus.Participants, who were dressed head-to-toe in black clothing, congregated in the Pit just before noon and prepared their procession toward Saunders Hall and their final destination, South Building, as onlookers observed the crowd of demonstrators with curious eyes.

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UNC Requests Funds To Light Bell Tower

The University requested $135,000 from the Board of Governors in February for a project that would light the Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower, along with possibly adding some aesthetic beauty to the existing shrubbery. But even before the request was granted, Chancellor James Moeser and some other University administrators postponed the project in response to financial qualms that resulted from N.C. State University's decision to light their Memorial Tower red last fall.Initially, N.C.

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Dressing Up and Getting Down

Pizza, soft drinks and drag queens lured an influx of students and faculty to the "Fabulous Drag Show" on Tuesday night in the Union Film Auditorium.The show, put on by the Queer Network for Change, included both student and professional drag queens and kings.The performance is just one of the many activities being held during the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Celebration Week. Other events include speakouts in the Pit, a hate crimes vigil and other performances by the QNC.Jamie Sohn, the event's emcee and co-organizer, said the main goal of the event was to entertain.

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Rebel Flag Debate Hits UNC NAACP

Members from several minority groups on campus participated in a forum Monday night to debate the meaning of the Confederate flag and whether it should be flown over Southern state capitol buildings.The debate, held by the UNC chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, invited members of the Black Student Movement, Students for the Advancement of Race Relations and the Duke University chapter of the NAACP.

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Search Begins for Social Work Dean

The search for a new dean in the School of Social Work began Tuesday when a committee of University administrators and faculty laid out a plan of action at its first meeting.The search committee was formed after Richard Edwards' decision to resign from the position of dean in January.Chaired by Linda Cronenwett, dean of the School of Nursing, the committee consists of members of the faculty and staff of the School of Social Work, as well as members of the University faculty and staff.The group met Tuesday to determine the status of the search, and Edwards said the committee is not fee

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Forum Today To Mull Merits Of Court, Code

In response to recent demands for Honor Court reform, Chancellor James Moeser and other UNC officials will be included in a forum tonight hosted by the Student Advisory Committee to the Chancellor.The forum will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Fetzer Gym, with Moeser moderating the event.

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