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For the third time in five years, Calloway School accounting students ranked first
in the nation for their performance on the 2001 Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
exam. Senior Eric Almond received a bronze medal for the third highest score in
North Carolina in 2002.
In cooperation with the administration, Student Government made plans to turn
the former Delta Sigma Phi lounge in Taylor House into a coffee shop. At the same
time, Rhoda Channing, head of Z. Smith Reynolds Library, told Student Govern-
ment that the library was exploring the installation of a cybercafé. The only thing the
two proposals had in common was coffee. In the spring, Campus Grounds opened in
Taylor House, but the funding that would enable it to serve coffee came later.
The centennial edition of The Howler won two national awards: the Colum-
bia Scholastic Press Association’s Silver Medal for college yearbooks, and a first-
class award with one mark of distinction from the Associated Collegiate Press. The
yearbook’s cover stood out, and these awards were just below the top category of
The Democracy Fellows, a group of twenty-eight sophomores participating in
a four-year project in which they deliberated over community concerns, sponsored
a two-hour campus-wide forum on building community. It took place on October
8 and involved over a hundred students, staff, faculty, community members, and
alumni. Program co-founders Katy Harriger (Political Science) and Jill McMillan
(Communication) facilitated the forum and wrote up its recommendations.
Rising senior Sarah Hubbard, a chemistry major, was one of three hundred in
the nation awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate
Lighting of the Quad
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