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Rain brings flooding, power loss

A Tuesday afternoon thunderstorm caused flooding and power outages across the AU campus, forcing the Washington College of Law to cancel Wednesday classes, and has been blamed for a car accident that slightly injured an AU graduate student. The swift rainfall brought flooding to stairwells in several buildings and the Nebraska Parking Lot and knocked out power in Nebraska Hall and the WCL building, according to Willy Suter, director of Physical Plant Operations.

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Hoyas seek building for crew

Georgetown University hopes to build a boathouse for its crew teams - an idea that has won praise from the AU Crew team. The proposed boathouse, which would be built on an acre on the Potomac River between 34th Street NW and the entrance to Georgetown's campus, would total about 33,000 square feet.

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Conspiracy argued

A conspiracy between the organized crime community, the Central Intelligence Agency and anti-Cuban dictator Fidel Castro rebels led to former President John F. Kennedy's murder, nationally renowned political assassination expert John Gordon argued Tuesday night.

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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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Credit cards denied

Beginning Monday, AU will stop accepting credit cards as payments for tuition, fees, room and board , although they will still be used for other campus services including EagleBuck$ and purchases of books. According to Assistant Vice President of Finance Doug Kudravetz, credit cards were used as payments in $50 million for tuition.

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Campus Briefs

Briefs from around campus for the week of August 28, 2003

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