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Photo: Wilson criticized for theory
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Wilson criticized for theory

Among names like “Oprah” and “Bono,” E.O. Wilson was relatively unknown to students on the commencement speaker advisory committee. But months ago, when students voiced concerns with the Harvard University professor’s notoriety — or lack thereof — their criticism was assuaged after learning of his contributions to the field of biology, particularly sociobiology.

Photo: Esteemed professor George Rabinowitz dies at 67
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Esteemed professor George Rabinowitz dies at 67

Political science professor George Rabinowitz died Friday from a heart attack in Trondheim, Norway at a bus stop. He was 67. Rabinowitz’s legacy spans more than 40 years of teaching political science classes at the University. He was most prominently known outside UNC for a theory about American political behavior that rejected the status quo.

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In aftermath of elections, Student Code may be altered

A bill that will arise in the rules and judiciary committee of Student Congress today could make this year’s student election the last to be riddled by conflicting interpretations of election rules. The proposal would specifically require that select student government members resign from their high-level offices before campaigning for another position.

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The Historic Playmakers Theatre is hosting several upcoming performances by campus groups such as Pauper Players, CUAB and EROT.

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Danny DePuy, assistant director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Center, stands at its door. She thinks there needs to be more education about cyber bullying effects.

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Buck Goldstein, senior lecturer in the economics department, talks about innovation and entrepreneurship Monday in the Student Union.

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Chancellor Holden Thorp answers audience questions on UNC issues including innovation and budget cuts at the open house on Monday.

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After postponing reservations to the Historic Playmakers Theatre in 2008 due to the recession, the theater is ready to open tonight at 8.

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The Historic Playmakers Theatre on Cameron Avenue will reopen after renovations to the carpeting and seating on Tuesday night for A Night of Poetry with Def Poet Shihan Van Clief.

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Student Body President Hogan Medlin, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Bruce Carney and Young Democrats President Lee Storrow vote.

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Junior Jeff Miles reads a textbook for class as he and other students “Bike to Uganda” in the Pit Monday morning. The bicycles will be stationed in the Pit and Polk Place each day this week. The program raises money to build schools for children in Uganda.

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