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  • Jan 17-23, 2007
  • Vol. 24, No. 3


  • UNC Inc.
  • News Feature
  • UNC Inc.

    Ignoring its mission, our university raised tuition as its hospital reduced access for the poorwhile rewarding leaders with big bonuses. A professor emeritus investigates.
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  • Fin Fang Foom
  • Record Review
  • Fin Fang Foom

    It's difficult, if not impossible, to consider Fin Fang Foom's Native Tongue apart from its compelling backstory.





  • Editorial
  • A mission

    Florence Gray Soltys remembers when there was a plaque at N.C. Memorial Hospital (now UNC Hospitals) that read: "Operated for and by the people of North Carolina."
  • Front Porch
  • Purge the surge

    Twenty-one thousand troops: To deploy that number of additional American soldiers to Iraq is akin to sending every citizen in Carrboro and Hillsborough to war.
  • Front Porch
  • Last exit

    I imagine it was sometime after 4 a.m. Sunday when I approached the final corner of the Monet exhibit.
  • Letters to the editor

    As a young journalist (I write for the Arts/Diversions desks at The Daily Tar Heel) and just as a general reader, I am constantly impressed with the work you and your music staff produce.


Ye Olde Archives

  • 1.17 ~ 1.23
  • Best Bets
  • 1.17 ~ 1.23

    United States of Roe; The Dears and Annuals; Sekou Sundiata's the 51st (dream) state; The Ying Quartet; Stones in His Pockets & In the Doghouse; A Flock of Dodos
  • NEWS: In Response
  • The Pope Center defends itself

    Surely Toby Parcel, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at N.C. State University, had little idea of the dustup she would cause by approaching the Pope Foundation to explore funding for academic programs.
  • <i>Pan's Labyrinth</i>
  • Spotlight
  • Pan's Labyrinth

    Mexican filmmakers may be doing for fantasy in film what Japan once did for animation.
  • Kathy Norcross Watts
  • Spotlight
  • Kathy Norcross Watts

    Winston-Salem writer Kathy Norcross Watts formed a close friendship with North Carolina potter and painter Sid Oakley.
  • The GFOS in Raleee, Nawfkehalinah
  • OPINION: Peter Eichenberger
  • The GFOS in Raleee, Nawfkehalinah

    James Brown sang of Agustuh, Gee Aay, as where he was from. Augusta was one of the poles of his most famed driving experiments. Barnwell, S.C., was the other, where he was slapped alive, stillborn in a shack in the woods. JB was "a complicated man."
  • Citizen
  • As King said, we can't just look away

    Did you see President Bush Sunday on 60 Minutes re: Saddam's hanging? Asked if he'd seen the video, Bush said yeah, part of it, but then—and he literally turned up his nose at this point—he said he quit watching before the body fell and the neck snapped.

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