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Thursday March 30th

Warren Wilson


Starving Artists

Majoring in art requires creativity. Apparently, trying to get a job with a degree in art can require even more. "There are no rules in the art world," said Beth Grabowski, professor of art and assistant chairwoman in studio art at UNC. "There are as many ways to do it as there are people doing it."Being a professor like Grabowski is one difficult way to apply an art degree into an occupation. "Overworked and underpaid," she said about the way she felt last Thursday afternoon.

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Area RPG Fans Choose Their Own Adventure

The 19th-century author George Eliot, who dressed like a man to expand her opportunities, once wrote, "It's never too late to be what you might have been."The quote is one of several that rotate on Dallas Smith's Web site, but this is more than just a cute epigraph.Smith, a senior journalism and mass communication major from Cary, is founding UNC RPG (role-playing games) -- a club devoted to being what you've never been, and she's doing it in her final semester at UNC.Smith held the club's first interest meeting last week and said she was pleased with the turnout of 15 pe

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SRC TV Doesn't Make for Real Entertainment

I was surprised twice when I spoke with Nick Schittone, director of programming for the College Television Network, to try to unravel the mystery behind the televisions in the Student Recreation Center. "Any university that wants us there" gets the free TVs that must be tuned to the College Television Network 24/7, Schittone said. What surprised me is that this implies that someone at UNC actually asked to have them put in, but nobody in the SRC seems to know who.

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