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Students call and SC answers

The Student Confederation created a new office this June to help respond to problems AU students may face. The Help Center, as described by Chairman Carlos Ramirez, is an initiative to collect and document the complaints of students, which can be submitted in person, online and over the phone.

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Cigarettes and health: tips to quit

Exactly 1,200 young people wearing white T-shirts and blue jeans pour out of buses, stand in front of an imposing skyscraper, then collapse onto the pavement. This is the number of people who die every day from a smoking-related condition. This is the latest television ad for the Truth Anti-Smoking campaign, a series of short, sometimes controversial media spots aimed at teenagers and young adults.

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Where to buy your next pack

AU's ban on cigarette sales means that smokers must turn to off-campus stores for their cigarette shopping. While traveling off campus may be an inconvenience, it may actually save smokers money. Several locations near AU charge less the Eagle's Nest's average charge of $5 a pack.

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GW decides against Rosslyn house

After neighborhood residents raised concern about having college students among them, George Washington University has decided not to use an Arlington, Va., apartment building for student housing. While an article in The Washington Post attributed this decision to lack of student interest in The Gallery building, University spokesman Bob Ludwig said this was not the case.

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Monument visitor center faces criticism

Visitors to the Washington Monument may soon notice changes to its surrounding grounds with the possible addition of a visitor center. The National Park Service, which oversees of the Mall and monuments, is renewing efforts to install an underground visitor screening center and concrete barrier around the monument.

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