Comedian Margaret Cho performed to a nearly full house at Bender Arena on Oct. 18 as part of Homecoming. Cho was in regular form discussing topics ranging from politics to self-defecating while stuck in traffic.
The AU Field Hockey team split its back-to-back road games this weekend, defeating Holy Cross on Saturday falling to Boston University on Sunday. The team shut out Holy Cross, 3-0, as it won its fourth straight Patriot League game and improved its record to 11-1 overall.
Only five outs stood between the Boston Red Sox and the World Series on Thursday night and most Red Sox fans were convinced the curse had been broken. The team had a chance to win their first championship since 1918. Same was the case on Tuesday night, when the Chicago Cubs were five outs away from heading to their first World Series in what seemed like centuries.
Chi Omega sorority will hold a fundraiser for The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic today at Austin Grill in Glover Park. The restaurant will donate half of its sales from the evening to Make-A-Wish, as long as patrons sign "Make-A-Wish" on the back of their checks.
"I can't artificially supply energy you just have to win. And right now people don't really know us, so you'll see tonight, it starts off very cold...it starts off at one temperature and hopefully just heats up, and by the end of the show I think we've got more fans," Diego Garcia, lead singer of the breaking band Elefant declared with unfailing certainty before going to sound check, and to tell the truth, by the end the room was a lot warmer.
According to a recent study of college students and faculty, 44 percent of students consider "cut-and-paste" plagiarism using the Internet a trivial offense, and 38 percent of students have done it. The study, conducted on 23 U.S. college campuses, was organized by Rutgers University management professor Donald McCabe.
The way some students complain about the common cold might give the impression that it's the worst - a torturous disease. They forget they are dealing with one of the easiest and most painless sicknesses. Here are some other "common" diseases and infections that make the common cold look like a walk in the park.
College students are more frequently downloading commercial software from the Internet and peer-to-peer file sharing programs without paying for the software, according to survey results released last month. The survey, done by industry group Business Software Alliance, found that 23 percent of students had downloaded commercial software.