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Poetry percolates at coffee shop Lyricfest, described as a "new kind of poetry" by its founders, will debut this evening at Espresso Corner at 6. Eight poets, chosen from work submitted over e-mail, will read their work at the coffee shop. Catalina Ocampo, executive chair of La Sociedad Latina, said they were looking for poets who liked to experiment with style, theme and ways of reading poetry.


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Riots, Beatles songs thrive on Leap Day

It's a simple problem of arithmetic - 365 days just does not equal the length of a solar year. To be exact, it's off by five hours, 48 minutes and 46 seconds. In everyday life, this means that every four years, approximately one day goes uncounted.


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The taste of Charlottesville Do you feel like you'll turn into a fasting masochist if you eat one more slice of 'Caribbean Style' O-Hill ham or one more plate of soggy Pav spaghetti? Well, maybe you should consider attending the International Food Festival at Alumni Hall tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. But there's a catch. Sponsored by the University Alumni Association, the event features an "eclectic buffet of international cuisine," highlighting countries as diverse as Ireland, Germany, France, India and even Switzerland. Many local restaurants will contribute to the tastebud-tempting event, including Maharaja, Baja Bean, Thai!


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When tradition means competition

In the past week, fourth-year Commerce student Christopher Smith has administered not one, not two - but 69 interviews for the University Guide Service and Resident Staff. "It took a lot of energy," Smith said.


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Strange sightings Amid the slew of chalk advertisements cluttering the pavement around Grounds is a more mysterious piece of art.


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Heating up fire safety

Although it has been over a month since the tragic fire at Seton Hall University that killed three students and injured 60 others, people still are asking what went wrong.


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Streaking charge barely dropped Charges filed against three University students for streaking the Lawn last October were officially dropped on Feb.


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Smiling experiment proves that being nice ain't easy

"We should try to spread love throughout the University community." "What?" I looked up from the ATM where I was attempting to withdraw funds to support my 16-ounce-a-day caffeine habit. My friend Emily grinned at me, "I was just saying that we should conduct a little experiment.


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Going Undercover In October 1992, Yaron Svoray, posing as an Australian journalist named Ron Furey, infiltrated a neo-Nazi movement in Germany.


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In this week's episode, we take a deep dive into the history and future of OK Energy as well as how its founder juggles his beverage-creation endeavors with being a full-time University student. Tune in to hear how Evan Nied made his entrepreneurial dream a reality.