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From behind Senate doors

WHEN I tell people I'm interning for my Senator this summer, I generally get two responses. First, they say that it's a great opportunity and that I must have worked very hard to get it.


Opinion

Advice for the rest of us

IT'S ALMOST upon us. Twice a year, in our summer mail-out issue and then once again in the Orientation Issue, The Cavalier Daily Opinion page offers numerous columns providing advice to those naïve first-years who might not yet understand the many traditions and peculiarities of "The University." Included among these are "Eat a Gusburger" or "Don't sign up for 8 a.m.


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Advice for making most of U.Va. stay

SUDDENLY and without warning, four years disappear. It is the year 2000 -- graduation time -- and we fourth-year pseudo-journalists have been asked to impart some wisdom upon the loyal readers of The Cavalier Daily. Thus, I have included a total of 10 suggestions (five dos and five don'ts) for you to get the maximum benefit out of your short time here.


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Symphony of memories

U.VA. IS replete with sensory experiences: the sight of red brick, white marble, and green magnolia trees; the taste of a Bodo's bagel or the Louisiana shortstack at Southern Culture; the smell of the stuff they put on the grass so that it will grow in time for graduation.


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Thanks for phenomenal family, friends

WHEN MY term ended at The Cavalier Daily, I still continued to write. Now, this will be my last "story" ever, and despite how many lead articles I have written about law suits, the Faculty Senate, and the honor system, this one always will be the most important to me, because it's a story about the people I care about most. Dad and Mom -- I love you very much.


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Finding success in freedom to fail

I SPENT two years of my time at the University studying Japanese. I did well at first because I had had some Japanese in high school, but my grade continually slipped each semester.


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