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Opinion
Our Take: Don't sink the SAS cruise ship

The Eagle Staff on Semester at Sea: Before deleting AU credits for this program, AU should consider the wishes of its students in addition to the tremendous opportunity that SAS provides. If AU refuses to do this, it will give another example of its long history of turning a deaf ear to students.

News
Stevens pins Terzulli

The 2003 Student Confederation Transition officially came to a close yesterday as SC President Nick Terzulli received the President's Pin from former President Haley Stevens. Stevens presented the pin at Sunday's General Assembly meeting, five months after Terzulli took the office upon Stevens' resignation.

Opinion
AU parking prohibitive

Guest columnist Hamad Alhaj: Are you a student who owns a car and attends AU at the same time? If your answer is yes, then do you use your car to commute to AU? If your answer was yes again, then you are out of luck. A lot of AU students who live out of the District have no other choice but to drive to campus.

News
Hirshorn exhibit alters perspectives

Many students shy away from contemporary art because they feel they cannot understand it. "Gyroscope," the new exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum, rearranges its more than 40 piece collection of contemporary art to ease the public's nerves about viewing modern art.

News
AmeriCorps funds trimmed

Service organizations across the country and in the D.C. area could be in jeopardy because of funding cuts to a federal program called AmeriCorps. AmeriCorps is a network to recruit people to provide public service through nonprofits, public agencies and faith-based organizations.

News
What's in a name?

While students commonly refer to the names of buildings on campus in their conversations, most are unaware of the history and significance of these names. Like other universities, many of AU's buildings are named after former chancellors, presidents and trustees.

Sports
From The Eagle Sports desk

Sports briefs on the Men's Golf team's win at the AU Classic and senior Laura Miller being awarded the PL Defensive player of the week.

News
Events to attend at AU today

Several AU students and organizations are sponsoring a series of events on and off campus in an effort to remind students of the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, and turn the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks into a day of service and commemoration rather than a day of mourning and sorrow.

News
Cage lights up 'Matchstick Men'

"Matchstick Men" is a movie about the art of the con. Whether it's the characters on screen duping each other or the filmmakers pulling a fast one on the audience, it is all about the sly-acting con artist. Either that, or "Matchstick Men" creators can't what it should be.

News
Pretty Girls Make Graves' sophomore album surprises

Seattle's Pretty Girls Make Graves have been victims of lazy journalism since their inception. Countless articles claim the band was named after the song penned by Morrissey-Marr, when in fact Morrissey adopted the phrase from beat author and cult hero Jack Kerouac.

Sports
Kollarova rules court

It's a fact of life that accidents happen, and for AU Tennis star Katarina Kollarova, she's most thankful that she "accidentally" picked up a tennis racket and began what is quickly becoming one of the most dominant tennis careers in the Patriot League.

Sports
Women's Soccer drops to GW

AU Women's Soccer fans probably expected AU sophomore midfielder Simone Konig to be the offensive force in Wednesday's match. Instead, it was GW forward Kim Warren, who scored one goal and started two others en route to a Colonial victory, 3-1.