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Panel Discusses Institutional Racism

Something different occurred in a regular Gardner classroom Tuesday night -- instead of economics, discussion revolved around institutional racism.UNC's Freedom Legacy Project and the Campus Y sponsored an open panel discussion challenging the issue and its place on campus. Panelists including student organizer Erica Smiley, community activist Fred Battle, former Black Cultural Center member Michelle Cottman, former Student Congress Speaker Pro Tem Sandi Chapman and women's studies Professor Rashmi Varma assembled to encourage discussion and dialogue about this often overlooked issue.

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GAP's Abortion Exhibit Elicits Student Debate

It was the topic of heated discussions over lunch at Lenoir Dining Hall, in classes and before roommates went to bed -- the Genocide Awareness Project's explicit anti-abortion exhibit. The exhibit was set up on Polk Place all day Monday and Tuesday.

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Display Sparks Controversy

"Warning: Genocide Photos Ahead." Such signs will greet students on their way to class again today, preparing them for graphic images of medical abortion procedures, black lynchings, mass killings in Cambodia and the Holocaust. But whether students look at the explicit pictures or not, the Genocide Awareness Project still vows to get their attention, comparing aborted babies to genocide victims."I think it is an adequate comparison because blacks were lynched, Jews were tortured in concentration camps, and this is the same as killing babies," said GAP representative Erica Rogers.

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SEJ Meets With Moeser, Shares Labor Concerns

Representatives from Students for Economic Justice made their way onto Chancellor James Moeser's tight schedule Tuesday to discuss their concerns about UNC's contract with Nike Corp.During the amicable conversation, the representatives broached the topics of the alleged poor working conditions in a Mexican factory, the University's membership with independent monitoring groups and the possibility of adding more stringent standards to UNC's labor code of conduct.SEJ representatives introduced their concerns with a detailed agenda.

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Committee Hears Feedback on Parking

Because many University students, employees and visitors complain about the accessibility of on-campus parking, solutions to the problem are being weighed by a campus committee.The Transportation and Parking Advisory Committee conducted two forums Monday to receive feedback from University students, faculty and officials about a new draft proposal to improve transportation systems at UNC.

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eBay Duke Ticket Auction Could Carry Penalties

With hopes of attaining easy cash and huge profits, some UNC students are selling their UNC-Duke tickets online at eBay, regardless of the consequences.While the tickets usually sell face value for about $25 and student tickets have a face value of $0, some students and UNC fans are utilizing the online services to gain bids ranging from $300 to $350 -- a violation of the Honor Code for students.As the world's largest online marketplace, eBay allows users to auction materials with no charge.But eBay has several guidelines and policies that users must adhere to before they can sell an

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