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Selected Media Coverage: October 24, 2003

**Lehigh in the News** {online press clippings from other news sources}


The Telegraph (Hudson, NH) (Circulation: 30,000)
The Observer Tribune (Chester, NJ) (Circulation: 6,723)
Lehigh Alums Running for Office

The race for two four-year seats on the Board of Public Works pits incumbent Timothy Lavoie against former Alderman Donald Dyer and political newcomer Alan Prince, who graduated from Lehigh with a bachelor or science in engineering. And Republican Robert Pierson, who holds a degree in government affairs from Lehigh, is running for re-election to the Township Committee.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Parkland Teachers Deserve the Best

Geoffrey Brace, graduate student at Lehigh, wrote an Op-ed supporting teachers in Parkland School District. "I am a proud graduate of the Parkland School District," he said. "(The teachers') hard work and caring are what gave me the opportunity to succeed thus far in my young life (I graduated from Ursinus College and now attend Lehigh University as a graduate student)."
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Juried Well

Nearly all of the 55 works in the Lehigh Art Alliance's 68th juried fall show (taking place through Sunday at Siegel Gallery in Iacocca Hall on Lehigh's Mountaintop Campus) are worth hanging around. Judges Susan Moore and George Nista have hung Siegel Gallery with plenty of perceptive, quirky, well-drawn pieces. (Scroll down to third story)
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The Express Times (Circulation: 48,223)
Valley Native to be Lauded at Film Fest

Pride of the Lehigh Valley is hosting the 10th annual Queer Film Festival through Sunday at Lehigh. To honor National Coming Out Day on Saturday, Pride will present a special tribute to Carson Kressley, one of the gay stars of the Bravo TV Network hit "The Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," PRIDE spokesman Brad Wentz said on Tuesday.
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Northwestern Press (Weekly circulation: 6,000)
Overflow Crowd Hears Divided Panel Discuss USA Patriot Act

Frank Roth, general counsel for Lehigh, took part in a panel discussion of the USA Patriot Act earlier this month, where the 232 seats in the UGI auditorium in Bethlehem were not nearly enough to hold all those who attended. "(On campus), it's created enormous concern," said Roth. "(One of those concerns is) somewhat of a closing of the doors for students coming here to study (from other countries)."
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**News of Interest

Chronicle of Higher Education

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security plans to release draft regulations next week that would require each international student to pay a one-time $100 fee to cover the costs of the database that the department uses to track them. Some college officials are dismayed that the fee is almost twice what a consultant recommended last year.
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Posted on Friday, October 24, 2003

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