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    More Nickel and Dimed

    The Graduate Students Union at UNC, in conjunction with the Groundskeepers and Housekeepers, all “low-paid workers essential to the university” are staging a teach-in (featuring Barbara Erenreich!) on September 23 from 12-2. Please, correct me if I’m wrong, but last I checked, grad students are getting their tuition waived,…
    Locker Room contributor, September 18, 2003
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    UNC-CH leftist prefers Finland

    In a letter that reads like an unwitting homage to Monty Python, a UNC-Chapel Hill student studying abroad in Finland urges his peers to take the professor’s advice to heart, that they can “change the world.” Specifically, they should change it to Finland. “Living in Finland…
    Locker Room contributor, September 18, 2003
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    Cry Jenna a river

    “But for those most directly affected by closings, the closing of textile mills has a more immediate affect.” Did Yogi Berra write that?…
    Locker Room contributor, September 17, 2003
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    Cry Me A River

    The Daily Tar Heel opines about job losses, manufacturing and trade. You’ve got to read it to believe it. Cry me a river, people.
    Locker Room contributor, September 17, 2003
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    Your Questions Answered re: Storm Surge

    My friend Jeff Taylor of Reason pointed me towards a useful website on predicting storm surge along the North Carolina coast. I recommend it as a timely source of info.
    Locker Room contributor, September 17, 2003
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    NARAL “training”

    Jon’s post leaves me wondering just exactly what “training” NARAL thinks it needs to do. I can think of several obvious things: how to hold a protest sign for maximum effectiveness; how to shout down opponents; how to use euphemistic language; how to say that anyone who disagrees is a…
    Locker Room contributor, September 17, 2003
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    ‘What is choice?’ seminar

    This notice was posted today: “Choice USA, Planned Parenthood and NARAL Pro-Choice America will hold a ‘What is Choice?’ training seminar in 431 Greenlaw Hall” (on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill). For those of you who won’t be able to attend, here’s a prediction of the answer to the…
    Locker Room contributor, September 17, 2003
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    Make Ready the Gouge Police!

    I’ve noticed that as part of the listing of things North Carolinians need to know in advance of Hurricane Isabel, the news media is helpfully informing them about the state legislature’s new law banning “price gouging” after a natural disaster. The law is somewhat vague about what would constitute a…
    Locker Room contributor, September 17, 2003