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Helicopter lands at AU

A U.S. Park Police helicopter landed on Reeves Field Thursday afternoon to transport a construction worker to Baltimore's Union Memorial Hospital. "The D.C. Fire Department had an emergency where they had to helicopter a patient immediately to the Baltimore Trauma center," said Colleen Carson, director of AU's Department of Public Safety.

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Cigarettes and health: Tips to quit

Media-savvy preventative and educational campaigns such as Truth try to raise important questions about tobacco use, especially among college-aged smokers. Specifically, why is smoking so addictive, what is its appeal and how can people quit?

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Walk helps AIDS clinic

Those taking part in Saturday's AIDS Walk Washington will benefit an organization that works extensively for the health of those with AIDS and HIV, as well as D.C.'s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.

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AU tunes in to Dean

About 60 students showed up to listen to Howard Dean's National House Call on Monday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the McDowell Formal Lounge. The event was taped by ABC for "Good Morning America."

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'Mambo Italiano' cute, but lacks plot

"Mambo Italiano" should have been called "My Big, Fat, Homosexual Life." Staring Luke Kirby, Peter Miller and Paul Sorvino, this movie tried to duplicate the success of last year's hit, "My Big, Fat Greek Wedding," and inevitably came up short.

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Gorbachev speaks to more than 4,000

Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the U.S.S.R., told an audience of more than 4,000 AU students Tuesday night that the United States must assist the international community while recognizing the dangers of creating an empire. "Any repetition of the attempt to impose a political utopia on the world is unacceptable," he said.