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CAMPING OUT IN STYLE: CAMERON CRAZIES TAP INTO WEB
Published December 3, 1999
Duke Univ. students "camping out" for men's basketball tickets on campus will now be able to access the Web while they wait in line, according to Christina Nifong of the Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER, who reports that Duke Univ. spent $50,000 to "provide Web surfing" for the students. Students will be able to "plug their laptops into the base of one of six street lights, which will connect them to high-speed phone lines laid below the ground this fall." Duke Univ. Exec VP Tallman Trask, on the students: "If they're going to be out there, we want to help them do as much work as possible" (Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER, 12/3).