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Armed man rapes student in home

Cavalier Daily News Editors The University is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of an unidentified man who entered the apartment of a University student at about 5 a.m.


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Lawyers work on finalizing

University lawyers and Qatari officials are still working out the kinks in the University's contract to help create a satellite campus in Qatar.


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University to abide by Higher Education Act

University President John T. Casteen III recently released a letter to all incoming students and their parents concerning the University's new notification policy for when students abuse alcohol or violate laws concerning alcohol consumption. "We believe that the effect [on students] will be minimal because experience this year has been that both students and organizations, fraternities for example, have taken action to reduce the number of cases in which serious hazard to health or safety occurs to implement educational programs to discourage chronic abuse," Casteen said. Parents will be notified when "the Office of the Dean of Students receives notification from law enforcement officials that a University of Virginia student under the age of 21 has been arrested during an academic session for a drug or alcohol related violation," the parental notification policy reads. Further, "when there is reason to believe that a student's health and well being are in jeopardy, a professional staff member in the Office of the Dean of Students will notify a parent or guardian," the policy states. The notification policy "formalizes our current practice," Asst.


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StudCo starts year by buying cable TV for their office

Next time you desperately need to watch "Beverly Hills 90210," don't run home. Just stop by the Student Council office, relax and enjoy. Student Council members had cable television installed in their workroom last week, sparking a swift reaction from all over the University community, including President John T.


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Alderman Library receives $500,000 block grant

Alderman Library's Special Collections Department and the Electronic Text Center received a $500,000 grant to fund the second phase of their Early American Fiction digitalization project Friday. The project is designed to take advantage of the University's compilation of early American literature. "I think that U.


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Smith files $1.25 million suit

Richard Smith filed a $1.25 million lawsuit against the University last week, claiming his constitutional due process rights were violated during his disciplinary proceedings. The suit named all Board of Visitors members, President John T.


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Judge denies call to dismiss lawsuit

Following a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought against University officials and the honor system, Judge Norman Moon dismissed six of eight counts in a Charlottesville Federal Court decision issued July 7. Annette, Darryl and former University student Jonathan Cobb brought the $1.05 million lawsuit against the University Nov.


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Darden receives $1 million donation

James W. Todd, an alumnus of the Darden School, pledged $1 million to his alma mater during his 35th class reunion. Todd directed his pledge to support case-method research and the Batten Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Elaine Ruggieri, Darden School Public Relations Director, explained that case studies are the main learning tool of the Darden curriculum. Ruggieri said that one of the up-and-coming components of case research included multimedia cases.


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Kennedy tragedy evokes sorrow

The recovery of the remains of John F. Kennedy Jr., Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, and Lauren Bessette yesterday confirmed that America's most high-profile family had endured yet another tragedy.


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Faculty Senate sets goals for fall semester

The Faculty Senate plans to expand upon the idea of "intellectual community" that began under past Faculty Senate Chairman Jahan Ramazani, and will also focus on the unexplored theme of research and scholarship next year.


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Student groups, administrators receive letters from 21 Society

Little is still known about the new 21 Society that formed last month. The 21 Society, created with the goal of instilling a greater sense of student self-governance at the University, sent out 21 letters two weeks ago announcing their formation on June 21. According to a letter dated that same day, and left at The Cavalier Daily office July 6, The 21 Society was founded in order "to unify the politically active students of the University." Each recipient received a different number on his or her letter.


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Quarterly publishes new Faulkner short story

A previously unpublished short story by William Faulkner was published in the July 2 issue of The Virginia Quarterly Review. "I didn't realize that there was anything left [of Faulkner's] to publish," said Staige Blackford, editor of the literary journal.


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Gies sets new Senate year agenda

The Faculty Senate plans to expand upon the idea of "intellectual community" that began under past Faculty Senate Chairman Jahan Ramazani, and will also focus on the unexplored theme of research and scholarship. Senate Chairman David T.