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Chem building renovates

The Beeghly Building, home to AU's Chemistry Department, reopened Friday after an extensive six-week renovation of the building's ventilation and exhaust systems and removal of a potentially explosive residue, Willy Suter said, director of Physical Plant Operations.

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Professort urges peace

Monday night, AU professor and former Washington Post columnist Colman McCarthy spoke about how to achieve peace in a time filled with conflict. Sponsored by The Community Action Social Justice Coalition, McCarthy spoke about topics ranging from peace in Iraq to having a successful freshman year.

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Car bomber gets 32 years

A local man was sentenced to 32 years in prison last week by a federal judge a year after attempting to blow up his father in a Friendship Heights parking garage-a term that the judge said wasn't nearly long enough. Prescott Sigmund, the son of a local businessman, admited in court that he had placed a nail-packed pipe bomb in his father's SUV last July.

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Police Blotter

Safety and incident report from around campus, covering the week prior to publication of the issue.

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Anderson could lose its lounges

Anderson Hall is tentatively set to lose its formal lounge, conference room and den next year if Housing and Dining Programs, the University office that runs the residence halls, meal services, and EagleBuck$, decides to move there from its current home in the Rockwood Building.

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AU snuffs smokers and sales

Students taking a cigarette break will have to walk a little farther before they light up this year. The steps and walkways around the front doors of the residence halls are now designated smoke-free areas, which is just one of a handful of new procedures that AU is implementing in an attempt to promote a healthier campus.

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