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Going it alone

Chris Cole sat on the Newcomb Dining Hall balcony, swatting away a swarm of bees as he ate his lunch. Although Cole, a second-year College student, dined with his friend, Martin Radzio, he said always having an eating buddy isn't necessary. "I like to see what the girl situation is.


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Sakura enlivens Corner with authentic Asian delicacies

Raw fish. For some, these two words do not evoke images of artful, culinary masterpieces. Yet that is just what the fortunate diner who wanders into Sakura gets when he orders raw fish - a wondrous meal which succeeds in both taste and aesthetics. Sakura, located just off the Corner on 14th Street, transforms raw fish into the Japanese culinary specialties sushi and sashimi.


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Mullin' Around on the Mall

Caught up in choosing which library to study at for the night or which restaurant to eat at down on the Corner, students may find themslves trapped in the bubble of Univeristy life. But with just a quick hop on the Hoo Bus or a five-minute drive, a whole different world is waiting at Charlottesville's Downtown Mall.


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Odds and Ends

MTV invasion Cut from the Real World auditions? Today will be your chance to score a few seconds of airtime on MTV as yourself, a University student, without having to live with six complete strangers. MTV invades Grounds today, armed with cameras and a crew team to record students' opinions about college life. MTV will be filming before and after the Wyclef and De La Soul concert tonight in U-Hall, sponsored by the University Programs Council (UPC). "We definitely went after them," third-year College student Jbeau Lewis said of bringing MTV to Grounds.


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Odds and Ends

Are you ready for some...soccer? Gear up and get ready, because today's men's soccer game against JMU has a, well, hat trick of fun and exciting stuff in store.


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Serving up diversity of tastes

Decisions... Decisions. Dorms: Old or New? Computer: Laptop or Desktop? Meal Plan: 13 or Unlimited? Dining Hall: O-Hill or Newcomb? It is a familiar scene on Dabney third right on a Wednesday evening.


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Dockter Duval's Advice Column

We had a small quiz in class the other day and I saw someone cheating. It's not as if it was a really important test or anything that will count a lot for the class, but it still bothered me quite a bit.


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Odds and Ends

Debating the debates If not for the blue University sign out front, the Miller Center on Ivy Road might look like just another colonial-style mansion. But the Miller Center, deemed "the Center for the study of the American presidency" by Director Philip Zelikow, is more than a house on a hill - it is highly involved in the upcoming presidential election.


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Odds and Ends

LSATs: The moment of truth Instead of making wild, hip-gyrating dances at frat parties or at Corner bars this week, a multitude of University students will be sweating out a standardized nightmare -- the LSATs. The moment of truth is almost here.


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A dusty treasure trove

Breathing in the sweetly aged scent of old literary treasures in Alderman Library's wood-paneled McGregor Room, one may be suddenly seized by the same inhibitions of being in a museum. And why not?


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Odds and Ends

Fake Rotunda comes down After months of concealing repairs on the southwest deck of the Rotunda, the mammoth, elaborately painted murals finally are coming down. The idea behind the murals was that someone standing at Old Cabell Hall would not be able to tell the difference between the murals and the actual Rotunda.


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One 'Mad' Lineup

Some people camp out for concert tickets. Some stand for hours in amusement park lines. Here at the University, students pitch tents in the front lawn of Madison House to land a spot as one of 400 Medical Services volunteers. "I actually thought it was pretty fun," said first-year College student Nora Lee, who held the coveted number one space in the Med Services line for registration at 11 a.m.


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Scenic drive, quality cuisine attract diners to Caffe Bocce

Nestled among painted clapboard wooden storefronts, Caffe Bocce is situated in a quaint, red-doored building, just 20 minutes outside of Charlottesville in the charming town of Scottsville. An experimental restaurant featuring nouvelle American cuisine with an Italian influence, Caffe Bocce offers scenic road tourists and locals fine cuisine in a bistro-like atmosphere.


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Roomates indulge in flavor of diversity

The students at the University have been hearing voices again. During the second week in September, one by one, we filed into the narrow rows of seats in Old Cabell Hall, sinking deep into the plush cushions to hear voices -- the voices of our classmates, our suitemates, or maybe even our roommates.

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