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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.

News
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."

News
'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.

News
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.

News
The Rusty Nail

Columnist L. Russell Allen IV believes that insurance should cover the Quad damage, as mud wrestling during Hurricane Isabel is an Act of God.

Opinion
Election empowers few

According to Adam Montgomery, the East Coast media corporations have turned the purest form of democracy into a carnival.

News
'Casa de los Babys' drama of adoption

"Casa de los Babys" is a political and emotional drama that chronicles the story of six American women from different backgrounds and principles, with one thing in common: each has found her way to South America to adopt a baby. The circumstances of their stay create a dynamic that is certain to create competition, questioned confidence, and that thing women are known best for, bonding.

News
Reaction to smoking ban mixed

The University's "Smoke Free in 2003" ban on cigarette sales and smoking in and around residence halls has caused a mixed reaction on campus. Some students have embraced the smoking ban, while others have not. Still others believe that smoking should be banned from the residence halls, but the Eagle's Nest should still sell cigarettes.