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Drama queen imparts stage savvy to teaching

The energy displayed by fifth-year Education student Megan McNulty transcends everything she does, which, on a typical day, includes teaching a dance class for five to seven-year-old girls, student teaching high school special education classes and working the box office of Culbreth Theater -- all this on top of her academics. "I get all of my energies from my father.


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Cell phones: intruders in the midst

Spring is here and I truly believe that warmer temperatures are right around the corner (although I could just be in major denial) so when the mercury rises, I intend to be ready with a killer spring/summer wardrobe. In an attempt to reach my goal, I headed to the mall with my sister Abbie.


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Virtual Voting Think video games only include bad guys and guns? Guess again. A politically-minded CD ROM, complete with virtual reality voting, is the newest brainchild of the Center for Governmental Studies, a center run by Larry J.


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Last call If a professor knew they had only one remaining lecture to impart their ideas upon students, what exactly would they say? Tonight's Last Lecture Series, sponsored by First Year Council, IMP Society, Inter-Fraternity Council, Inter-Sorority Council and Residence Life, gives three distinguished faculty members this opportunity.


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Glamour or grind?

Aquatic Fitness Center desk attendant Mohsin Reza was baffled. "So many girls go into the bathroom before coming to the desk," Reza said.


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Happy 95th to the 7s According to legend, yesterday marked the 95th anniversary of the University's elusive 7 Society. Although the details of its history are shrouded in mystery, the philanthropic secret 7 Society has donated money every year to the first-year class and has paid for the street lights on Rugby Road. As legend has it, the 7 Society's formation was inspired when then-University student Edward Leland Williams died suddenly of appendicitis, April 10, 1905.


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Student Appreciation Centered around the 257th birthday of Thomas Jefferson, Student Council will launch "Constituency Appreciation Week" on April 10-14 to extend gratitude to the University student body for its active role in the community. The event will offer free goodies and fun-filled, wholesome activities for students. "This is Student Council's way of thanking students for participating in events, coming to forums and for voting," said Abby Fifer, College representative and second-year College student. "Constituency Appreciation Week" will take place on the Lawn this week, with representatives manning a table outside Cocke Hall. "We'll be out there giving away free stuff like stickers, cups and candy to anyone that comes by," Fifer said. Representatives will be out on the Lawn April 10-14 to hand out the free goodies. "We ask a lot of students during the year and we rarely thank them.


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Who's got the look?

As temperatures rise, students yearn to shed their heavy winter pea coats and North Face jackets in favor of lighter, more vivid clothing.


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Metropolitain brings city flair to suburbia

With businesses thriving around the Downtown Mall and West Main Street areas, including wine shops, popular art galleries and bookstores announcing new exhibits and weekly readings, Charlottesville definitely has the beginnings of a more cosmopolitan culture.


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Recreation for the soul

"Make sure you know your partner well," first-year College student Jessica Abbate said. "Because you do a lot of touching." Abbate learned how to give a good Swedish massage through an intramural recreation class this semester.


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The show must go on First Year Players hit a bump in the road this week when first-year College student Erin Addis-Liesler, who plays the lead character Sandy in FYP's version of "Grease," broke her foot.


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Gus-sed out Christmas. Easter. Valentine's Day. Some sacred events come only once a year, and, thankfully, so does the annual Gus Burger Eating Contest.


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Local Virginia wineries provide afternoon to be savored

This is the third in a weekly series of articles on road trips within reasonable reach of the University. A Drinking Song Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye; That's all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die. I lift the glass to my mouth, I look at you, and I sigh. --W.B.

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