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Who are the Class of 1998?

Freshmen. You've seen them in the halls, you've watched them stumble in from various parties. You've pointed out buildings to them. Most upperclassmen simply shake their heads or grin when the word passes their lips, others sigh and roll their eyes. Both a blessing and a curse, you can't live with 'em, you can't live without 'em.

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AIDS Walk coming up

Last year, 300,000 people and countless volunteers walked in the rain through the streets of Washington to make a powerful statement: the people who live here care about AIDS. This year's 8th annual AIDSWALK is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24, and event organizers are hoping that more than 400,000 people will show up with more than $1.

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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Benjamin Ladner!!

Dr. Benjamin Ladner was sitting in Seattle one evening on a routine business trip when an official from the New York-based search firm that helped AU find candidates called to see if he would be interested in the presidency of AU. Six weeks later, he had the job.

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Film Review: "Renaissance Man"

Bill Rago (Danny DeVito) suddendly finds himself unemployed after being fired from his job as an advertising executive, and also finds he can't do anything else. After suffering through the red tape and long lines of the unemployment office, he is finally given a job that he figures he could do: Teach basic comprehension to a group of soldiers at a nearby Army post.

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Stepping it up

The Capitol Steps look menacing as Secret Service agents overlooking the president.

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Film Review: "Speed"

As soon as the opening credits have been rolled on the screen, prepare to bite your fingernails and sit on the edge of your seat until you see the closing credits of this film. "Speed" is the exception to every rule that seems to hold when making action movies.

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Music Review: The Figgs

In the wake of grunge rock's roaring rhythm guitars and heavy bass, a deluge of rock and roll bands that combine all types of music have gained in popularity. Blending the influences of American and English punk, country, even 70's glam rock and disco, small bands offer a wide variety for those looking past the chart-toppers of the major label bands.