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Foreign students travel less

AU's international student community is having more difficulties than before traveling in and out of the U.S. since various government agencies like the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of Homeland Security have implemented a number of security measures that involve all international students on F-1 and J-1 student visas.

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Vampires that suck

A feud between two houses stretching back for 1,000 years, two families are torn apart by a love too powerful to die. Len Wiseman's "Underworld" is a fast-paced amalgam of Shakespearean love affairs, the choreography of "The Matrix" and the cinematography and story of "Blade."

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Provost once AU student

For many students who attend AU, their college years are a journey for valuable information and tools that prepare them for their careers throughout the world. Neil Kerwin, AU's provost, discovered early that he would not have to travel the world in search of a career.

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Andrew W.K. embraces a simple, fun life

"This is why we are alive." The first words on Andrew Wilkes-Krier's (Andrew W.K.'s) sophomore release, "The Wolf," posess more power in this single string of words than in the entire pontifications of Dashboard Confessional's soppy soul. So simple a statement, yet so monumental, like the image of the girl in red that juxtaposes the black and white for less than a minute in Steven Spielberg's masterpiece, "Schindler's List."

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Making buddies and booty calls

So, I know everybody is having sex. We are into the first month of school, so I hope all of you have committed yourself to one person (all right, fine - two or three people). And I hope you no longer have sex due to influential substances or hopes to climb the social hierarchy.

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Is STA closing? Agency denies

The future of the STA Travel office has come into question after ATV News announced the office would close in the coming months, yet the branch manager has said otherwise. ATV News reported Monday night that the STA Travel office would be closing and the University is now looking for a replacement business for the Butler Pavilion Tunnel.

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Film festivals provide new outlooks

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to walk down the red carpet, brushing elbows with some of Hollywood's top stars, while thousands of paparazzi cameras flash around you? Well, SOC senior Melissa Hurley doesn't have to wonder; she was there.

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D.C. taxis: Riding wisely

"An $11 trip turned into a $27 disaster," freshman John McDonald said, recalling a cab ride that ended badly one weekend. McDonald and a group of his friends, fresh from a club, exited what seemed to be just another taxi ride, when a wet splattering noise destroyed the normalcy.

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Independent film festivals make cameos in the District

Moviegoers have been paying closer attention to independent and foreign films recently. Those who have joined the indie-followers should check out several local film festivals for a less mainstream viewing experience. Sundance Film Series Present to Oct. 31 In a first ever event, Loews and the Sundance Film Channel have joined forces to give moviegoers an opportunity to see independent films.

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Campaign finance debated Monday

The McCain-Feingold campaign finance bill, argued in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last week and potentially in violation of the First Amendment's rights of freedom of speech, freedom of petition and freedom of assembly, was discussed at a panel in the Butler Board Room on Monday night.

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Campus News Briefs

News from around campus about Campusfood.com, a new fraternity, a recent ranking for the Kogod School of Business and a Greek event Saturday.

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The Bard goes Hollywood

The comedic worlds of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and Hollywood glitz and glamour have collided into a modern show, "Shakespeare in Hollywood." The world premiere of the play by Ken Ludwig opened Friday at the Arena Stage's intimate Fichandler Theatre.