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Tuesday September 28th

Lanita Withers


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Transit Made Easier With Point-2-Point

The orange sign read: "Reserved. UNC disability parking. Permit required. Towing enforced." It was yet another space where senior communication studies major Alicia Chavis, who uses a wheelchair, couldn't park. The permit swinging on the rearview mirror of the car Chavis was riding in was the wrong color, a state-issued blue instead of the University-issued orange that would allow her to park in the space.

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Parents to Get Taste of College Life

Their children have fallen in love with the classes, Franklin Street, the Old Well, and Carolina sports. Now, the Carolina Parents Office hopes to enchant students' families by showcasing the University during the annual Carolina Family Weekend activities taking place this weekend. Emphasis will be placed on a variety of student opportunities found at UNC, spanning the study abroad program to musical events, during the weekend.

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Bid Day Turns Rushees Into Sisters

Bid Day Turns Rushees Into Sisters By Lanita Withers Staff Writer The rip of an envelope. A shout of excitement. Then the real rush began. Hundreds of women -- torn envelopes and invitations in hand -- ran toward Franklin Street on Wednesday to meet the members of their new sororities. The rush to Franklin Street, a Bid Day tradition, signaled the end of recruitment, a 10-day intake and orientation period for potential members of the 11 Panhellenic sororities on campus.

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DPS Starts Awareness Campaign

The first phase of a new UNC pedestrian education and awareness campaign that is launching this fall aims to reduce accidents and increase pedestrian and bicyclist safety on campus roadways. The campaign, run by the Department of Public Safety, is intended to raise awareness about pedestrian safety by combining intersection patrols with educational presentations in residence halls and fraternity and sorority houses. Organizers hope the campaign will be a proactive, preventive step to avoid a repeat of the pedestrian death that occurred two years ago.

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Face Behind the `Freak'

Hundreds of hours of organizing, making phone calls, forming strategies, meeting with committees and writing letters will have their grand finale tonight. Then senior Charles Campbell will have a chance to relax.Maybe.Greek Freak is the annual step show and afterparty sponsored by the Mu Zeta chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity Inc. Last year Greek Freak had a record attendance of 8,132 people.

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