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Jessica Collins

Students feel pressure to sign leases

First year students, some officials say, may feel pressured to sign a lease prematurely without knowing what they are getting into. When dealing with off-Grounds housing, problems can range from irresponsible landlords and unplanned expenses to inconvenient locations. But most of all, Dean of Students Penny Rue said she believes students feel pressured to find a place to live in too much of a hurry. "Students get in a market frenzy because housing is limited, so they decide very fast, making decisions far in advance of when they need to.

Van Yahres stresses education in solo race

Although he is running unopposed this former tree surgeon is still energetically campaigning throughout the 57th district, trying to make sure voters understand his position on the issues he feels are important. For Mitch Van Yahres, a Democrat from New York who has been involved in Virginia politics since 1968, the uncontested election for his seat in the General Assembly has given him the opportunity to draw attention to public school education and Virginia Gov.

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