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IFC reports increases in bid numbers

In the second year of spring rush at the University, bid numbers rose with 410 men accepting bids at fraternities as opposed to 380 in 1999. The number of accepted bids increased this year by almost seven percent.

Bill on student BOV reps heads to House

A bill requiring student representation on the boards of visitors of all public colleges and universities in Virginia gained the approval of the full Senate Tuesday by a 22-17 vote and has sparked discussion among University students. The bill, which was drafted more than two weeks ago, gives student members the right to sit in, listen and participate in board discussions but prohibits them from voting -- the same privileges the University's student Board member now enjoys.

Vandals damage student artwork, Buddha figures

Following the vandalism of a Chinese mosaic outside Brown College last Tuesday night, the University students who worked on the project hope to put the incident behind them and finish building the piece. The vandalism occurred between 12:30 and 1 a.m.

Police to arrest man for Alderman theft

University Police have come one step closer to apprehending the suspect responsible for the Tuesday night burglaries of six University buildings. "A main suspect has been identified, and three felony warrants have been obtained for him," University Police Chief Michael Sheffield said. Police responded to a report of attempted burglary at 7:15 p.m.

University's College at Wise has highest increase of applications

Less than a year after the University's branch campus changed its name from Clinch Valley College to the University of Virginia's College at Wise, it is posting a 9 percent increase in the number of applications for admission. The increase is the highest in the school's history, and can be attributed in part to the school's name change, which was implemented over the summer, said Jeannie Gambill, asst.

2020 commissions plan for panels

Beginning with a conference on Science and Technology, Project Virginia 2020 officials will conduct a series of forums aimed at exposing the University to the ideas and advances achieved by other educational institutions. Last fall, University President John T.

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