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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.

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In Flames turns up heat with tour and new album

In a stuffy yet luxurious tour bus parked across the street from Irving Plaza in New York City, a tall, heavily tattooed, but soft-spoken drummer sat, awaiting one of the biggest shows of the year. Once a soccer player dreaming of professional greatness, Daniel Svensson of Swedish metal legends In Flames took a load off in the quiet tour bus before the June 30 New York show.

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All-star cast delivers in 'Masked'

In a war-torn country somewhere between here and way over there, where the climate is not quite hot, yet not quite cold, there is a revolt brewing, full of rebels, counter-rebels and anti-counter-rebels galore. It is a place where everyone drinks hard liquor and Mexican beer.

Sports
Field Hockey takes no prisoners in win

The Women's Field Hockey team dominated the Longwood Lancers, earning a victory for their first game of the season, defeating the Lancers, 4-0. Last Sunday's game at Georgetown showcased sophomore Shannon Goans with one goal and one assist.

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Dashboard to play AU

Classes have started and the opening festivities here at AU are almost exhausted, but perhaps the biggest event is yet to come. This Sunday, Sept. 7, Dashboard Confessional will perform in Bender Arena supported by a great line up consisting of Vendetta Red, Brand New, and MXPX.

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Fall fashions invade AU

Back to school shopping can be just as important-or unimportant-as college itself. The first day (or week, depending on your personal needs and wants) of school shapes the first impressions you leave on both professors and classmates, and for many it is found through the power of spending.

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Eagle Nights sumo-sized for new year

The weekly phenomenon known as Eagle Nights resumed yesterday in the Tavern with a fun-filled schedule of themed events planned, according to Eagle Nights Director Kyle Taylor.ÿEagle Nights will still retain its wacky flair, said Taylor, who took over for recent graduate Joshua "Shwa" Losben.

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Blaster virus infects

On the first day, the computer help desk at AU received hundreds of calls about the Blaster virus, according to the Help Desk Manager Sean Stockburger. The virus was released on Aug. 11. On Aug. 18, students began moving back on campus and began flooding the phones again.

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ATV kicks off its new season this Sunday

Remember when ATV, AU's student-run television station on channel 2 and 15, was cool? No? Well, Josh Fine, program director of ATV, promises to change that. "This year, we are going to give students what they want," Fine said. "Comedy, nudity, sex jokes and drug jokes.

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Big Brother is watching

War is peace.ÿFreedom is slavery.ÿIgnorance is strength. These slogans are familiar to all who have analyzed George Orwell's "1984." From Orwell's novel has sprung Christopher Gallu's three-act play adaptation, which was presented by the Catalyst Theater Company during the New Play Network's Page to Stage Festival held at the Kennedy Center Aug. 31 and Sept. 1.

Sports
Eagles finish in close second

AU Men's Soccer finished a respectable but disappointing second place in the D.C. College Cup, routing George Washington 3-0 on Friday before drawing host Georgetown 1-1 on Sunday.

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Church welcomes GLBT

The Metropolitan Community Church of Washington is sponsoring a weekend of community activities for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students who are looking for God or just an accepting group of peers.

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SIS: More students than seats

Graduate students in the School of International Service are being forced to sit a little closer in class this year to create enough room for the increase of graduate students accepted to the school. Approximately 410 students were accepted to the SIS gradate program, a dramatic increase from a few years ago.

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Students manage, mingle at Davenport

As one of three supervisors at Davenport, a coffee and study lounge in the School of International Service building, sophomore Michelle Norris works 10 to 15 hours each week stocking shelves with gourmet coffees, doling out biscotti from a big glass jar, and whipping up cappuccinos.

Opinion
Debate: Judge falters

Corey Parker criticizes Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore for his placement of the Ten Commandments in the Alabama State Courthouse in the Thursday Debate.

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Honors calls for Cowles

Cardboard boxes, cat decorations and colorful children's artwork greet visitors to the office of Maria Green Cowles, the new associate director of the University Honors Program. Cowles replaces John Shosky in the position.

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Admissions raises the bar

AU's Class of 2007 is smaller, smarter and more diverse than last year's freshman class, according to Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions Anna Seltz.