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Greeks push alcohol-free week

Greeks Advocating for Mature Management of Alcohol (GAMMA) and other campus organizations are going to "Tell It Like It Is," the theme for this year's National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW) that started yesterday.

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Formula for aid may change

Next fall, college students' families could be expected to pay more for a student's education, if a slight change is made to the formula used to determine how much financial aid students receive from the federal government.

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Kucerkova takes deserved break

AU Volleyball star Karla Kucerkova sat out the last two games of Saturday's match against Colgate, but not because of injury, head coach Barry Goldberg said in a phone interview Wednesday.

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Eagles edge out Navy

On a rainy night that included tons of wind the Women's Soccer team edged the Navy Midshipmen by a final score of 5-4 in overtime. The game's nine goals included two different hat trick scorers.

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Book teaches about greeks

Imagine what it would have been like to learn about Greek Life while still learning how to read. At that age, upon hearing of Delta, Sigma and Kappa, children might have wondered what those strange words meant. Now, kids can actually learn about sororities and fraternities at a very early age.

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Students attend Harvard Institute

AU was among several universities to attend Harvard's Institute of Politics initial strategic meeting as part of the National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement last Friday.

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Higher Education Act may change

While the Higher Education Act, a congressional bill that has sweeping effects on students' financial aid packages, has not passed on schedule, this is no cause for worry, according to a congressional spokesman.

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The Distillers growl out grunge

Wrought with paradoxical lyrics fuming like an angry smokestack, The Distillers' major-label debut "Coral Fang" is a statement from start to finish. Needless to say, this is not the album anyone would have expected Sire to be resuscitated to release.

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'Veronica's' truth shines on screen

Courage and a passion for truth can cost a lot. For Veronica Guerin (Kate Blanchett), a witty Dublin journalist, the price was her life. "Veronica Guerin," the film, poignantly memorializes its courageous title character's battle against Dublin's drug pushers in the mid-1990s.

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From the Eagle sports desk

The Field Hockey team had a big week with three members earning Patriot League Player of the Week awards and securing the 19th rank by the 2003 STX/NFHCA Division 1 National Coaches Poll for the week of Oct. 12.