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Bland SBP Campaigns Reveal Little

As a former University desk reporter, I get a kick out of student elections. Political ambition, egotism and competition fend off the February chill as the University community gathers to debate issues with feigned earnestness. For a few weeks every year, campus politicos and strategists come out of the woodwork, classmates reveal their political agendas with endorsement buttons on book bags, and best of all, University issues come to the forefront of students' minds.

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Student Congress Swears in Speaker, New Members

The 83rd Student Congress elected its new officers Wednesday night, setting the pace for what some members say could be an uncontentious Congress.Junior Mark Townsend, who clinched the position of speaker by a 13-4 vote, will preside over this session's Congress meetings.The other four returning Congress members were also appointed to leadership positions: graduate student Sarah Marks as speaker pro tem, law student Gregory Wahl as Student Affairs Committee chairman, junior Tony Larson as Finance Committee chairman and applied sciences graduate student Dave Ruddell as Ethics Committee ch

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Match Day Hands Future To Med School Graduates

There was so much excitement in the air, Clinic Auditorium was about to pop.And Georgette Dent, associate dean of the School of Medicine, had not even handed out any envelopes yet.Four backbreaking years of medical school, four years of undergraduate study and countless hours of dedication come down to one envelope on residency Match Day.Thursday at noon, 155 graduating medical students anxiously opened envelopes to find out their addresses for the first three to seven years of their medical careers -- their residencies.The computed matches are determined by the National Resident M

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BCC Features Malcolm X's Daughter

About 250 people came out to the School of Social Work on Thursday night to hear about the legacy of Malcolm X through his daughter, and many audience members left with tears in their eyes and inspired to think more about giving back to the community.

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Lawyers Offer Tips for Lease, Landlord Issues

To join the 71 percent of UNC students living off-campus, first consult a lawyer.Students seeking off-campus housing need to know their rights and responsibilities as tenants before signing a lease, according to Student Legal Services.To name a few concerns, students should ensure security deposits are returned following expiration of the lease, bear responsibility for property when subletting, and keep records of repair requests to prove landlord negligence, said Dorothy Bernholz, director of SLS.Students should visit a lawyer in SLS, which is free to fee-paying UNC students, if they

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