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Center finds new direction

Newly hired Student Health Center Director Bethany Chiaramonte plans to make changes in the health center including longer hours, scheduling appointments and cosmetic upgrades. "The very first thing that I am looking at is access," Chiaramonte said. "We will completely reevaluate the walk-in system and will go from a 100 percent walk-in system to a scheduling system where you can make appointments.

Opinion
S.O.S.: Save our SAS

Kellie Eastin on canceling SAS: "Being an alumna of both a Semester at Sea program and a more traditionally sedentary one of the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, I find the administration's consolation prize of less paperwork, enhanced reputation for the University, and double the AU options to be an inadequate one, especially when relative to the international experiences that AU students will be missing out on."

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Maceo Parker jazzes up the 9:30 Club

Here's a good question: Why is there a topless kid, who may or may not be enjoying one of the finer moments of a drug trip, spastically flailing around the unfortunately half-full 9:30 club on a Saturday night? The answer is Maceo Parker, arguably one of the best funk musicians of our time.

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Cold fails to heat up Nation crowd

It's the "Year of the Spider"; at least that's the name of Cold's 2003 release. But judging by the crowd in D.C. on Sept. 13, calling it the year of the boar might be more accurate. Cold played as part of the Nintendo Fusion Tour with Evanescence and Revis at Nation.

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AU celebrates heritage

AU is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month through performances, films, discussions and an overall recognition of Hispanic culture and heritage from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. The month is packed with events to stimulate the mind, move the feet and, more importantly, embrace and learn the culture.

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White House welcomes back tours

After a two-year hiatus, tours of the White House are available starting tomorrow to all people requesting a tour through their member of Congress, according to White House spokesman Scott McClellan in a briefing. This change will enable those who provide the required information to their representative or senator and who clear a security check to attend the tours.

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AU group rallies effort for Howard Dean campaign

Politically active student Democrats are forming a grassroots campaign group called Generation Dean American University, for Democratic Presidential candidate and former Vermont Governor Howard Dean. The group is in the process of gaining official recognition from the University, according to Generation Dean AU Coordinator David Kinsey.

Opinion
Our Take: Don't sink the SAS cruise ship

The Eagle Staff on Semester at Sea: Before deleting AU credits for this program, AU should consider the wishes of its students in addition to the tremendous opportunity that SAS provides. If AU refuses to do this, it will give another example of its long history of turning a deaf ear to students.