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Speech launches AIDS week

There is a global killer that touches even UNC's campus. It kills more than 3 million people a year and continues to tally lives. This murderer is the acquired immune deficiency syndrome, commonly known as AIDS. When more than 10 campus organizations banded together to kick off World AIDS Week on Monday, about 30 students came together to hear thoughts on AIDS prevention and emotional stories.

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Progressive fair helps pair interns with internships

Many UNC students know the anxiety and stress of finding an internship around the area in order to benefit them within their majors. On Monday night, at least 250 students discovered opportunities for internships, jobs and volunteer work at a Progressive Fair held in the Student Union's Great Hall. UNC Young Democrats sponsored the event, along with 15 other campus organizations. "Young people need internships, and a lot of progressive groups need interns," said Jake Anderson, president of Young Democrats.

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Students voice their smoking concerns

A University policy that would ban smoking near campus buildings has some students fuming and others sighing with relief. The ban, which was proposed by UNC's administration, would abolish smoking within a 100-foot radius of every campus building, leaving few smoking zones around campus. The Faculty Council passed a resolution supporting the 100-foot ban, and the Employee Forum is reviewing the impact of the ban.

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Sorority returns to campus

After a five-year hiatus, Phi Mu sorority is returning to campus. Former low membership and financial problems caused the sorority to close its doors. The sorority will host events throughout September to attract potential members, including having representatives in the Pit and around campus today through Friday in its official kickoff. By spring, Phi Mu aims to have the Gamma Lambda chapter requirements - such as gaining at least 125 members - finalized. This will formally reinstate the chapter at UNC.

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