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UVa student writes column for YM Ahh, summer. It's finally here. The time when University students take wild road trips to random locales in the middle of nowhere and work non-stop to have enough money to stock their rooms with Jack Daniels year-round. The job of rising second-year College student Justin Simoncini, couldn't be more different from the norm of college student employment. Simoncini is an advice columnist ("Wise Guy") in the teeny-bopper lifestyle magazine, Young and Modern, featured in the monthly dating guide "YM Wise Guys: Mysteries of the Male Mind ... Explained." In a typical month, he gets between 10 and 15 letters a month from swooning pre-teen aficionados of his work. The YM editors email the questions girls have about boys to Simoncini. "I just answer questions over email," he said.


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Special for Charlottesville The special exhibit "Hindsight/ Fore-sight: Art for the New Millennium," opened throughout Charlottesville Saturday June 17 to the general public.


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Camps add visible summer spunk

They come in droves, invading the dining halls with sweet-teethed mischief and sun-burnt faces. Exhausted from a day of four square or a grueling tennis practice, they are escorted by a more mature onlooker.


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Independent film depicts San Francisco rave scene

PLUR. Peace, Love, Unity, Respect. The United Nations' Motto? Not quite, it's the motto of party kids and ravers across America. "Groove," a new independent film produced, written and directed by Greg Harrison, seeks to capture the true pulse of the San Francisco rave scene.


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Coins for Culture Coins commemorating the 1,000th anniversary of Leif Ericson's discovery of the New World will benefit U.Va.


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'Carousel' begins rich drama season

U.Va.'s Culbreth Theatre will be far from empty this summer. Thanks to the Heritage Repertory Theatre, the Charlottesville community as well as University students will have the opportunity to see Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical, Carousel.


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Bringing out the Kid at Heart "Pop Goes the Page," an exhibit in Alderman Library's Special Collections department, is currently open and will run through August 18 in the library's McGregor Room.


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