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When others say don't go

Imagine yourself laid out on the white sand beach of a tropical island -- palm trees rustling around you while you alternate between sipping on the rum and coke in your left hand and chewing on the world-class cigar in your right.


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Good phone service = long distance 'Sprint'

Residential phone service. It seems so simple. Run a line here, flip a switch there and voila!. But at the beginning of the school year, when Charlottesville teems with thousands of students, hooking up efficient phone service isn't so simple -- especially when there's only one residential phone company in town. Sprint, the dominant provider in Charlottesville, faces a glut of service requests at the beginning of the year, and as the requests pile up, so do the complaints. Students living off Grounds moan about delayed or forgotten service appointments as well as being put on hold for too long. Like Jody Flipper.


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When Irish eyes are smiling

Two weeks after living like a celebrity in Ireland, Alison Cunnane leans back in a chair in Alderman Cafe, speaks modestly and describes what she calls the "calm-me-down process." She's back in Virginia now, settling into her classes and juggling her many extra-curricular activities, but her thoughts are still in Ireland, where she spent 12 days this summer getting back to her Irish roots. This summer, Cunnane was a Rose. A third-year history major from Baltimore, Cunnane represented the Washington, D.C.


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Odds and Ends

Why 'Pi Groove'? For those of you who want to feed your social appetite, but also want to feed your soul, Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity has the party for you. This Saturday night starting at 9:30 p.m., three bands will kick off the fraternity's first annual night of charity - "Pi Groove" - benefiting the U.Va.


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Historical color in Newcomb The once-bland halls of the third floor of Newcomb Hall have become more colorful and diverse lately with the addition of work by Caribbean artist Frank Diaz Escalet, on display at the Art Space gallery until Oct.


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When MTV Met Sarah

That voice. The girl sitting next to you in your dreaded discussion has this voice you know you've heard somewhere before.


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Get into the groove

At a University boasting 10 undergraduate and graduate schools, it is not unusual to hear that students on Grounds can be whatever they want to be. Well, make that almost anything.


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Odds and Ends

Who's vision?A computer-animated man decked out in blue and orange battling it out with a wild beast in a scenic background.


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'Lil Hoo' Who? Inebriated or not, you couldn't help but notice a large, inflatable likeness of the University mascot, the Cavalier bouncing around the football game Saturday. According to third-year Engineering student (a.k.a.


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Glitz, blitz kick off new football season

It was a country concert, a flight show, a skydiving demonstration, a pyrotechnic marvel, a cinema and an all-out, knock-your-socks-off stadium dedication bonanza. And somewhere in between was a football game. Not that 11-year-old Hanna Hale really cared: "It was all really cool.


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What's in a name?

At this University, it is possible to have an entire conversation using only acronyms -- StudCo, the BOV and UGS to name just a few.


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Serving it up New Wahoos will have the chance this Sunday to plunge into the all-day service project of their choice. SERVE, an annual event, allows students to volunteer in projects ranging from working with children and senior citizens to cleaning parks and painting murals. The day starts at 9 a.m.

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Today, we sit down with both the president and treasurer of the Virginia women's club basketball team to discuss everything from making free throws to recent increased viewership in women's basketball.