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AU 'leid' on Labor Day

Students celebrated Labor Day by using their meal plans to partake in an Hawaiian Beach Party sponsored by the Student Confederation, AU's student body government, and Bon Appetit on Monday.

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Flying the Coop

AU Athletics has severed its connections with the Screaming Eagles, leaving the organization in student hands as students work to make the group a student club. The Screaming Eagles are the Eagles boosters, who organize at each event to cheer on the sports teams.

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Art celebrates human form

"Prints from the Collection of Luciano & Angela P. Penay," on view in AU's Watkins Gallery through Sept. 27, exhibits both a myriad of styles and a singular passion for the form of the human body, represented both realistically and surreally.

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Women's Soccer soars after delay

There were several factors that made Friday afternoon not exactly an ideal day for playing soccer. After waiting out a 45-minute rain delay, the Lady Eagles took to a flawed field to open their season with a 1-0 win over Mount St. Mary's in Emmitsburg, Md.

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A look at the NFC

The football season is at last upon us and it is time to take a hard look at the upcoming season with an overview of what to look for, who the division contenders are, who will still be playing in January and who will win the Super Bowl. My picks to make it to the playoffs this year from the NFC are: The Philadelphia Eagles, the Green Bay Packers, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Seattle Seahawks, the Atlanta Falcons and the New York Giants.

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Road trip 'Warped' with energized rock

Sweat-drenched and feeling bitter at being the oldest people there, three members of the Eagle staff took on the 2003 Van's Warped Tour from four U.S. cities. In its ninth incarnation, the Warped Tour crisscrossed the nation from Idaho to New Jersey, bringing the biggest names in punk rock and extreme sports to over 40 cities.

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Music Notes

Music reviews by the Eagle Scene staff, including bands Adam Green, Lyrics Born, These Arms are Snakes, Kings of Leon, and Josh Wink.

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Conspiracy argued

A conspiracy between the organized crime community, the Central Intelligence Agency and anti-Cuban dictator Fidel Castro rebels led to former President John F. Kennedy's murder, nationally renowned political assassination expert John Gordon argued Tuesday night.

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Hoyas seek building for crew

Georgetown University hopes to build a boathouse for its crew teams - an idea that has won praise from the AU Crew team. The proposed boathouse, which would be built on an acre on the Potomac River between 34th Street NW and the entrance to Georgetown's campus, would total about 33,000 square feet.

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Chem building renovates

The Beeghly Building, home to AU's Chemistry Department, reopened Friday after an extensive six-week renovation of the building's ventilation and exhaust systems and removal of a potentially explosive residue, Willy Suter said, director of Physical Plant Operations.

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Professort urges peace

Monday night, AU professor and former Washington Post columnist Colman McCarthy spoke about how to achieve peace in a time filled with conflict. Sponsored by The Community Action Social Justice Coalition, McCarthy spoke about topics ranging from peace in Iraq to having a successful freshman year.

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Car bomber gets 32 years

A local man was sentenced to 32 years in prison last week by a federal judge a year after attempting to blow up his father in a Friendship Heights parking garage-a term that the judge said wasn't nearly long enough. Prescott Sigmund, the son of a local businessman, admited in court that he had placed a nail-packed pipe bomb in his father's SUV last July.

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Police Blotter

Safety and incident report from around campus, covering the week prior to publication of the issue.

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Anderson could lose its lounges

Anderson Hall is tentatively set to lose its formal lounge, conference room and den next year if Housing and Dining Programs, the University office that runs the residence halls, meal services, and EagleBuck$, decides to move there from its current home in the Rockwood Building.