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10 things to do under $10 when you're sexiled

The study lounge is usually a safe sanctuary for those who have been sexiled from their rooms. But in case students in heat have taken over the lounges, too, here are 10 alternatives for under $10. Letts-Anderson Quad Armed with a fresh pack of cigarettes, you'll be making friends in no time.

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Kogod M.B.A. ranks No. 42 in country

The Kogod School of Business was ranked No. 42 by the 2004 Wall Street Journal/Harris Interactive survey of the top 50 business schools in the country after finishing as a runner-up last year. "I was happy for all the people - faculty, students, and staff - who have worked hard to achieve this goal," Dean Myron Roomkin said.

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D.C. has no state vote

Various groups want to attain either congressional representation or full statehood for the District of Columbia. Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton currently serves as a D.C. delegate in Congress, but she is unable to vote on legislation because D.C. is not a state.

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Communicating through sight

Dan Zak is a junior in SOC and the former Arts and Entertainment Editor at The Eagle. He will be writing a weekly column about his semester abroad in Prague, Czech Republic.

Sports
AU romps Crusaders in Patriot League opener

When AU plays Holy Cross in any sport one thing is for sure: you will always get both teams' best effort, no matter what the records. The Holy Cross Crusaders played the AU Women's Soccer team (3-3-1) strong but succumbed to the continuous Eagle pressure early into the second half, losing the game 4-1.

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D.C. power slow to return

It's been more than a week since Hurricane Isabel hit the D.C. area, but life for many people in the region is not yet back to normal. Last week became a nightmare for thousands of people affected by Isabel. Many people remained without power and with flooded basements.

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Alum's art showcased

Small plastic sandwich bags, each containing a suspended watered-down paint covered a section of the Nebraska Hall brick wall. AU alumni Dan Steinhilber, affixed this integral art piece in 2002. The artist now has his first solo museum exhibition, "Directions - Dan Steinhilber" at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

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Where do we go from here?

When the hormones are raging like a tyrannous Middle Eastern warlord, the only resistance to doing that-thing-you-do-best is a hostile roommate who refuses exile. Well, fret not over this mere obstacle, horny readers: Occupy other territories. Thankfully, AU's campus provides many suitable locations more remote than the hiding spot of that detestable rapscallion, Osama Bin-Laden.

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Book Review: A light exposure

In its scant 209 pages, Penguin Publishing's "Weapons of Mass Deception: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush's War in Iraq" attempts to expose the Bush administration's alleged manipulation of public opinion and the media in its case for the pre-emptive invasion of Iraq.

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Gorbachev to speak in Bender

Former U.S.S.R. President Mikhail Gorbachev will speak in Bender Arena Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m, the Student Confederation and Kennedy Political Union announced Thursday. "[The Gorbachev speech] is the biggest speech in four years," SC President Nick Terzulli said.

Opinion
Another day of the year

As I sat in my room and read the newspapers on Sept. 11, 2003, a very strange thought flashed through my head. While I viewed the pictures of commemorative events and read the stories of memorial services, I wondered, "When will September 11 be a date on the calendar? When will it slip far enough away from our minds to establish its place in our day planners and Palm Pilots?" Gregg Zoroya and Rick Hampson of USA Today were correct in their Sept.

Sports
Eagles fall 0-1 to Big Red

AU Men's Soccer's home opener against Cornell (1-3) looked like a mismatch on paper. When Cornell mid-fielder Tom Marks was ejected just a few seconds into the second half, the road to victory seemed even easier. And when junior AU 'keeper Thomas Myers saved Cornell defender Scott Palguta's penalty kick minutes later, the Eagles appeared to escape a major mistake unharmed.

Opinion
Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, In the latest issue of The Eagle, an article was published entitled "Mud rompers pay for play," (Sept. 25). It's amazing to see how the University is attempting to charge students for the damage to the grass in the Quad. Each student received a letter discussing how we should "prepare" for the hurricane.

Sports
Women jump to 2-0 in PL

Freshman Elizabeth Maloney entered Saturday evening's Women's Volleyball match against Lafayette with hardly any offense to her credit. That changed by the end of the night. The outside hitter pounded out three kills, including the match winner, to push the Eagles (5-8, 2-0) easily past the Leopards (5-10, 0-2) 3-0 (30-13, 30-19, 30-20).

Opinion
On the new AU policies

The AU campus and community are facing a new combination of policy restructuring and applicable punishments deemed necessary by Campus Life and other supporting entities. Justification is needed as we see the affects of two separate issues now taking the front stage for the beginning of the new school year.

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Witty cast can't spice up this bland 'Picnic'

"This is the f--- 'em tour," joked veteran comedian Harry Shearer, standing in front of a packed audience at Visions Cinema in Dupont Circle. When Shearer isn't recording voices for his famous personalities like Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders and Principal Skinner on "The Simpsons," performing concerts with Christopher Guest's comedy troupe for their latest film, "A Mighty Wind," or broadcasting his political radio show entitled "Le Show," he's speaking to audiences across the country, fielding questions about his new film "Teddy Bears' Picnic.

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