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How YOU Can Make a Difference in the Fight Against Cancer

  “The American Cancer Society Relay For Life represents the hope that those lost to cancer will never be forgotten, that those who face cancer will be supported, and that one day cancer will be eliminated.” – Why We Relay Approximately 4 million people from over 20 countries participate in Relay for Life in a given year. Since Relay for Life’s establishment in May 1986, nearly $5 billion has been raised towards the fight against cancer. It is with organizations like this…

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UVa Crime Map: Interactive, Intuitive, and Life-Changing

This Saturday morning, the Virginia Advocate unveils a tool that we hope will change the future of crime and safety at the University of Virginia: the UVa Crime Map. What we have essentially done is mined the data from the public crime updates from Michael Gibson, Chief of University Police, and uploaded them into a custom Google Map. From now on, every student should be more aware of past crimes and where they have taken place. The UVa Crime Map will undergo frequent updates, which…

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