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Police Blotter

Safety and security events from around campus for the week of September 8, 2003.

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Queens rule and Chili Peppers spice it up

Two of the most esteemed and exciting bands around performed at Nissan Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 9, when the Queens of the Stone Age (QOTSA or Queens) and Red Hot Chili Peppers shared an unstoppable rock bill. Celebrating the success of its critically acclaimed and commercially successful "Songs For The Deaf," Queens brought its brand of Led Zepplin and Black Sabbath influenced hard rock tunes to a near capacity crowd, with the force of a freight train.

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Seniors ready for O.R.G.Y. week

Seniors are getting ready to have an O.R.G.Y., that is 'Opening to a Really Great Year,' with Senior O.R.G.Y. week taking place this week and including activities and events planned by the senior class. "The goal of O.R.G.Y. week is to kick off the senior year with a bang and get as many seniors as possible involved and bring back school spirit full blast," Senior Class President E.J. Stern said.

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Anne Frank remembered

Anne Frank's diary is one of the most widely read works of non-fiction in the world, which many recognize as a great work. The Holocaust Museum now features a rare exhibition of Anne Frank's uncovered writing as part of its tenth anniversary celebration. "Anne Frank the Writer: An Unfinished Story," illustrates the legacy of a young girl who understands the essence of what it means to be a human being.

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Men's team drops two

AU Men's Soccer scored the first goal Maryland has conceded this season on Sunday. But it wasn't enough to uproot the No. 1 Terps, who dismissed AU 2-1 in the Maryland/Adidas classic at College Park.

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Tennis opens at Thorn tourney

The Women's Tennis Team opened its fall season in respectable form at the Martha Thorn Invitational Tournament in Morgantown, W.Va., this past weekend. Playing in singles and doubles against opponents from other universities, the Eagles posted several strong showings, led by senior Katarina Kollarova's remarkable trip to the tournament finals for her group.

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AU works with recording industry

The Recording Industry Association of America, after a key Federal court victory this summer, can obtain a court-ordered information subpoena requiring AU to reveal the identities of individuals who engage in illegal file sharing, according to Justin Perillo of the University General Counsel.

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SC steps into year

The Student Confederation intends to reach the AU community through new policies, social events and services this year. SC President Nick Terzulli began his term with the goal of creating a more efficient and helpful Student Confederation, AU's student government organization.

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What pick-up line would you use?

Amy Papsun, sophomore, SIS "I wish I were a derivative so I could be tangent to all of your curves." Alex Howard, sophomore, SIS "Did you get a parking ticket? Because you have fine written all over you." Jon Comick, freshman, SIS "Are your pants a mirror? Because I can see myself in them.

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GW decides against Rosslyn house

After neighborhood residents raised concern about having college students among them, George Washington University has decided not to use an Arlington, Va., apartment building for student housing. While an article in The Washington Post attributed this decision to lack of student interest in The Gallery building, University spokesman Bob Ludwig said this was not the case.

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AU may cease Tunlaw housing

It was announced this summer that Glover-Tunlaw residents would need to find a new home come this Jan. 31 as the building is being closed for evaluation. The Glover-Tunlaw apartment building is located a mile from campus on New Mexico Avenue. The 60 unit structure is University-sponsored but marketed for graduate students that wish to avoid living in the residence halls.

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Reaction to ban mixed

The University's "Smoke Free in 2003" ban on cigarette sales and smoking in and around residence halls has caused a mixed reaction on campus. Some students have embraced the smoking ban, while others have not. Still others believe that smoking should be banned from the residence halls, but the Eagle's Nest should still sell cigarettes.

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Volleyball team splits games away

AU Volleyball went 1-2 this weekend at the Zips Invitational in Akron, Ohio. The Eagles (2-4) scraped by host Akron 3-2 (24-30, 30-27, 26-30, 33-31, 17-15) on Friday. However, they dropped matches 3-0 on Saturday to No. 9 Penn St. (30-19, 30-25, 30-24) and Pittsburgh (32-30, 30-28, 30-19).

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Focus in on Fall films

New Line Cinema and Fine Line Features revealed its fall and winter lineup of new films on Friday, Sept. 5, the most exciting of which is "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King." Ten minutes of film footage and commentary created a teasing taste of what's to come in Peter Jackson's final installment of the fantasy classic.