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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.

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Stevens pins Terzulli

The 2003 Student Confederation Transition officially came to a close yesterday as SC President Nick Terzulli received the President's Pin from former President Haley Stevens. Stevens presented the pin at Sunday's General Assembly meeting, five months after Terzulli took the office upon Stevens' resignation.

Opinion
AU parking prohibitive

Guest columnist Hamad Alhaj: Are you a student who owns a car and attends AU at the same time? If your answer is yes, then do you use your car to commute to AU? If your answer was yes again, then you are out of luck. A lot of AU students who live out of the District have no other choice but to drive to campus.

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Hirshorn exhibit alters perspectives

Many students shy away from contemporary art because they feel they cannot understand it. "Gyroscope," the new exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum, rearranges its more than 40 piece collection of contemporary art to ease the public's nerves about viewing modern art.

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AmeriCorps funds trimmed

Service organizations across the country and in the D.C. area could be in jeopardy because of funding cuts to a federal program called AmeriCorps. AmeriCorps is a network to recruit people to provide public service through nonprofits, public agencies and faith-based organizations.

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What's in a name?

While students commonly refer to the names of buildings on campus in their conversations, most are unaware of the history and significance of these names. Like other universities, many of AU's buildings are named after former chancellors, presidents and trustees.