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Congress to vote on funds for study abroad

The Association of International Educators, said in its report, released Nov. 18, that sending more college students abroad, especially to developing countries, can remedy this problem. Former Illinois Sen. Paul Simon, who heads up the organization's Strategic Task Force on Education Abroad, along with former Education Secretary Richard Riley, requested money to send 500,000 students to other nations, and give them need- and merit-based scholarships.

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Breaking News: Arson sets trash afire in Anderson and Letts

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A series of fires in Anderson and Letts halls early Friday morning are currently under investigation for arson, according to Julie Weber, executive director of Housing and Dining Programs. Five fires were set in trash cans in bathrooms and laundry rooms through the buildings, and evidence of attempted fires - which did not ignite - were found in five additional areas, and included posters on some residence-hall doors.

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Public Safety hires director

Mike McNair, formerly of the University of Maryland-College Park Police, will serve as acting director of Public Safety as of Wednesday, according to Pat Kelshian, executive director of Risk Management and Safety Services. "[McNair] is a very strong leader," Kelshian said.



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Student held at gunpoint

An AU sophomore was robbed at gunpoint in the National Cathedral area Sunday morning. Jill Tyler was waiting for a ride at 3000 Wisconsin Ave., to take her to her job at the Cheesecake Factory, around 7:15 a.m. when a man dressed in black approached her and asked for her purse. She initially refused. "He pulled a gun and held it to my stomach," Tyler said. "He said, 'Give me your purse, I don't want to have to shoot you.'"



Section 202 host Gabrielle and friends go over some sports that aren’t in the sports media spotlight often, and review some sports based on their difficulty to play. 



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