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Shreya Rao



The Coolest Month

"April is the cruelest month," a poet once wrote, somewhat famously. But that poet never experienced LDOC. Or maybe "The Waste Land" was just T.S. Eliot's elegy for whoever has to clean up the main...


Kicking and screaming

A virus ate my Windows. At least that's what I've gleaned using my Blue's Clues detective skills. Just like in the show, there were three bold-faced indications that this was the problem. First,...


In Like Lions

T.G.I.N.F. Thank God It's Not February. We don't know about you, but we never really liked the calendar's second-born. We agree with that affable 17th-century philosopher, Thomas Hobbes, when he...


Welcome to "the world"

I've never been to Africa. I've thought about it, certainly, but that's really as far as I've gotten. I've pictured myself, a vision in khaki, sailing through long-grassed fields of gold, a...



It's strange, that after writing so much about the man named Abhijit Mahato, I can't for the life of me remember his face. I can't for the life of me think of that place in India he came from, that...


VOTE '08

Change. The word has been sprawled across banners and signs, diluted speeches and debates and invaded our ad space and bumper stickers. According to The New York Times it was used a whopping 119...


2 arrested, charged in Carson case

Demario Atwater and Lawrence Lovett, two Durham residents, have been arrested in connection with the March 5 murder of Eve Carson, a senior and student body president at the University of North...


UNC student body president shot dead

Thousands gathered Thursday night to remember Eve Carson, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill senior and student body president, who was found dead Wednesday morning.

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