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Caroline Newman

Out on display

The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections library is nestled in a high-traffic area of Grounds, but as students walk by, few are aware of the rare objects which lie within. Wednesday evening, the library hosted an open house to display its many artifacts, exposing students to a treasure trove of items many did not realize were so readily available. The event, called "The Most of Special Collections," was put together by four students: second-year College student Anna Bninski, third-year College student Tess Goodman, second-year College student Maggie Moriarty and fourth-year Engineering student Emerson Prebil, all participants in the Wolfe Docent Program this semester.

Spend money to make money

In the weeks following the announcement that the Commerce School will increase its tuition, Commerce students are contemplating the effects of the extra charges. The Board of Visitors announced Feb.

Dems challenge CID power

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Student body continues to increase

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Grand jury indicts Blue Ridge gunman

A grand jury indicted Ralph Leon Jackson, 57, on charges related to a shooting incident at the Rock Point Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway last April. Jackson, of Stuart's Draft, Va., is charged with one count of premeditated murder and one count of using and discharging a firearm in the death of Timothy Phillip Davis, 27, according to a press release from U.S.

Honor holds mock trials

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UJC translates conduct rules

The University Judiciary Committee announced Sunday that it will translate its Standards of Conduct into Spanish and Mandarin Chinese to accommodate international students and their parents. The Standards of Conduct comprise 12 rules that govern the UJC's disciplinary proceedings and are used to determine guilt, Chair Will Bane said. The decision to translate the Standards of Conduct was not because of any specific past issues involving rules being lost in translation but rather to ensure that no future uncertainties arise, he said.

Committee discusses jury processes

The Honor Committee debated three aspects of how juries in honor trials deliberate at last night's meeting, as it works to improve the trial process and maintain healthier relations with the University community. Committee Chair Charles Harris said the majority of the debate centered on proposals to increase, clarify and direct jury participation. The first proposal, put forth by Law School representative Barlow Mann, involved presenting jurors with a list of specific questions to direct their deliberations and help them render a more objective verdict.

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