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'Rap'up your week

There's virtually never a night when a D.C. DJ isn't spinning hip-hop. Get out of the daily grind by grinding on these dance floors.

Sports
Soccer purist laments lame World Cup

The U.S. Women's National Soccer team opened its 2003 World Cup campaign in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, beating Sweden 3-1. As a huge soccer fan, I could not pass up the opportunity to see a match of this level and cheer the lady Yanks to victory.

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Online: 10 under $10

Whether its due to a hurricane or a hangover, if students get stuck in their dorms again instant messaging might not be enough entertainment. Here are some ways for students to spend some time ... and money, online.

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South Beach a bummer?

Nutrition News is a weekly column that is compiled and contributed by Professor Anastasia Snelling's Nutrition Class.

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Report gauges AU

AU's Draft Self-Study, published last week in preparation for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education visit in February has received a lukewarm student reception and little dissection, Student Confederation President Nick Terzulli said.

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Czechs speak the same, smell a little different

In the smoky recesses of Akropolis, a dingy bar and concert venue in one of Prague's blue-collar suburbs, Czech band Zoe-Deer was testing the sound system. They greeted the crowd in Czech and thanked the crowd for being there in Czech. "Diky moc," the lead singer said, "Thank you much," and then launched into the opening number.

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Metro may hike fares

It may be necessary to raise Metro fares next summer to keep the transportation system operating, although fares just increased this summer, according to Metro spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein.

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Help clean up D.C.

AU students who would like to help the D.C. area recover from Hurricane Isabel can find several agencies looking for assistance as the District has been designated a Disaster Area by President George W. Bush.

Sports
College sports provide broken system

As of now, Ohio State running back Maurice Clarrett's future remains uncertain. Suspended by OSU for the 2003 season for violating NCAA rules, he has several options. He can transfer to I-AA Grambling, where he would not be forced to sit out the start of next season.

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'Fight Club' author creates anew

One would think Chuck Palahniuk, author of the well known book-turned-movie "Fight Club," would come off as a bit odd or even deranged. In actuality, he admitted that he wouldn't "fight Kierkegaard - because he had a bad back" at the National Press Club on Monday.

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Music Notes

The weekly CD reviews from The Eagle Music Section. Up this week: Mark Ronson, Grandaddy, Live, A Static Lullaby, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Those Peabodys, Vertical Horizon and Strike Anywhere.