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Don't label 'fresh meat'

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Sex columnist Emily Jacobs warns students to avoid bad first impressions and not judge people before getting to know them.

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Spade shines as child-star

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"This is nucking futs!" said Dickie Roberts (David Spade) in his famous line from his child-star days on the sitcom "The Glimmer Gang." Those were the days when his mother (Doris Roberts), loved and paid attention to him. However, his mother left when the show was cancelled after six years and poor Dickie had to fend for himself.

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Fall fashions invade AU

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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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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.


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A water-free way to pee

In the men's rooms of the Ward Circle Building and Mary Graydon Center, the skeletal remains of once-flowing water pipes suggest the need for an "out of order" sign. Curious students approach these water-free urinals with skepticism.



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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.




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Art celebrates human form

"Prints from the Collection of Luciano & Angela P. Penay," on view in AU's Watkins Gallery through Sept. 27, exhibits both a myriad of styles and a singular passion for the form of the human body, represented both realistically and surreally.




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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.


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China Cafe brings the Far East close to home

Like all college students, I am on a budget with little room for luxuries like dining out in restaurants. And like many of my fellow students, I feel dining on campus can get a little monotonous. Throw in transportation restraints and there are not many choices, or so I thought.


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Neat freaks keep it clean in the dorms

Despite the chaos and confusion of the first day of classes, freshman Jessica Antista's dorm room looks immaculate. Perhaps too immaculate. The beds are made, the floor is free of empty pizza boxes and stray t-shirts, and the wall d?cor look as if they were hung with a level.


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Audiences want indie, not "Gigli"

Summer means tank tops, flip flops, a job requiring all of three months of commitment and maybe a fling requiring even less devotion. Yet, while people shed substance in other aspects of life, they may expect it from summer movies. The average fun and superficial summer flick wasn't enough to draw the usual hordes of fluff-devouring movie-viewers.


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Take a trip to Tenley

For many, the beginning of the school year signifies a fresh start in an unfamiliar area. For others, it is simply a return to the tried and true routine of past semesters. For all, D.C. is full of great places to be discovered. About as familiar to AU students as the Mary Graydon Center, Tenleytown offers a mixture of restaurants, bars and shops - all just a shuttle ride away.


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Summer lovin'

Sex and Sensibility columnist Allison Weil discusses her summer conversations about love, and tells readers how her perspective has changed as a result.


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Music Notes

Music reviews by the Eagle Scene staff, including bands Adam Green, Lyrics Born, These Arms are Snakes, Kings of Leon, and Josh Wink.



Section 202 host Gabrielle and friends go over some sports that aren’t in the sports media spotlight often, and review some sports based on their difficulty to play. 



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