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Luke Daquino, a former University at Albany lacrosse player, said he never understood why today's students bare their souls on the Internet.
The growing popularity of Web sites such as http://www.myspace.com, http://www.facebook.com and http://www.webshots.com allow the college crowd to share personal information and photographs all over the country.
"None of that stuff for me," said Daquino, who graduated last year. "You put way too much stuff on there, you get yourself in trouble. Especially in college, people put pictures of everything that goes on, and they go everywhere...