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Federal financial aid faces an uncertain future

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Many students' financial aid packages are in question for the upcoming school year, as legislators struggle to find enough funds to sustain the federal Pell Grant program. Based on financial need, and expected family contribution, these grants provide low-income families with up to $4,000 per year for tuition, according to Brian Lee Sang, AU's director of Financial Aid.

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Television sex content sparks debate

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Television shows featuring clean, family-friendly content are more popular than their more sexual and violent counterparts, according to Melissa Caldwell of the Parents Television Council. "The ratings data supports the conclusion that cleaner reality shows are more popular," Caldwell said at Monday night's American Forum: Sex and the Media.

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Mud rompers pay for play

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The University is asking the students and University staff involved in damaging the Quad - of which they have identified 75 to 80 students and a handful of staff members - to come forward and pay restitutions, according to Gail Hanson, vice president of Campus Life.


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Suicide a leading cause of death among college students

Suicide is the third leading cause of death for young people ages 15 to 24, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Take Action Tour, which visited D.C. Saturday, stresses the same message as many health care professionals - that it is imperative for students to be aware of the options available to them if they feel depressed or suicidal.




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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