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Responsibility: personal or parental? At the age of 18, a University student can vote, and he doesn't have to hold his mother's hand while he marks his absentee ballot.


Life

Livin' la vida Guadalajara

A new restaurant with a familiar name has opened its doors on Fontaine Ave. Guadalajara, famous among students for its affordable food and endless supply of chips and salsa, debuted its new branch about two weeks ago. But now that there are three Guadalajaras to choose from, one on Route 29 and one on the Downtown Mall, students may have to ask the question--which one do I want to eat at? Well, as it turns out, it depends on what you're looking for. The new Guadalajara offers quite a different atmosphere than the other branches.


News

E-School updates labs, software, curriculum

University computing facilities just received a much-needed software upgrade to serve student needs and enhance the computer science curriculum. This month, Information Technology and Communication installed mainly Microsoft Office 2000 and Visual Studio 6.0. The University previously used Microsoft Office 97-Professional Edition before making the upgrade this summer, said Tony Townsend, who is part of ITC's Computing Support Services.


Life

Get packing for class abroad

BUENOS AIRES--Well, I finally made it down here. Long flights, like the one from Miami to Buenos Aires, always allow time for some personal reflection, particularly if you are traveling by yourself. So, I thought, "Why am I spending an entire semester thousands of miles away from my home, my school and my family and friends?" That's a good question.


News

Class of 2003 Acceptances Exceed Expectations

With 25 more first-year students than planned moving in this weekend, University administrators said they are hoping that the class size will gradually decrease over the next few months. "We are talking to students now who are not coming," Dean of Admissions John A.


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Student groups begin move into new offices

Members of student organizations formerly housed in Peabody Hall will spend their first days on Grounds unpacking boxes, setting up computers and decorating walls-and that's just in their office space. This week, about a dozen student organizations will move into new office spaces around Grounds due to their eviction last spring from Peabody Hall.


Life

Two for the Road

It was fourth-year College student Jessica Krechel's last summer before she had to enter the "real world," and she wanted it to count. "I'm going to be a fourth year and I have to get a job," Krechel said.


Sports

Wilk leads adjusting team

After consecutive NCAA Final Four appearances, the Virginia field hockey team will rely on seasoned veterans, coupled with the enthusiasm of nine new recruits and an new coaching staff, to continue their winning ways this season. The foremost change on the Cavalier field hockey team is coach Jessica Wilk, who stepped up from the assistant coaching position she has held since 1993.


News

Turkey quake strands some U.Va. students

Following the devastating Aug. 17 earthquake in Turkey that claimed over 13,000 lives and crippled the Turkish economy, University officials are making an effort to aide Turkish international students and ensure their safe return to Grounds. Asst.


News

StudCo starts year by buying cable TV for their office

Next time you desperately need to watch "Beverly Hills 90210," don't run home. Just stop by the Student Council office, relax and enjoy. Student Council members had cable television installed in their workroom last week, sparking a swift reaction from all over the University community, including President John T.