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A Cut Above the Rest

Depending on who you ask, the Mohawk has never lost its edge. Popularized by London's Kings Road in the late 1970s, and then by Mr. T in the early 1980s, today's bearers of the uncouth cut are stereotyped as punks.

Sports
Lady Eagles go down and out

AU Women's Soccer fell to Navy, 4-1, in the Patriot League Championship on Reeves Field Sunday afternoon, ending the Eagles' hopes of back-to-back league titles and a return to the NCAA tournament. Navy forward Amelia Sheveland's two goals in the 26th and 80th minutes sandwiched a Navy scoring barrage that didn't quite reflect the match on the pitch.

News
'Tour de Force' takes on Tavern

Tour de Force, an all-day Tavern concert and promotion, sailed on waves of unprecedented heights and suffered at the bay of staggering lows in terms of audience attendance and participation on Saturday. Sponsored and set up by the AU Independent Arts Collective and WVAU, the campus radio station, the event featured more than 10 bands from all stretches of the East Coast.

News
"Apocalypse Moscow"

Columnist Dan Zak gives his weekly international perspective, providing an account of his visit to Moscow

Opinion
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor, including one letter not included in print responding to Heather Blanford's opinion piece on gay marriage

News
Music Notes

The Eagle reviews recent music, including Sevendust, ZZ Top, and The Eels, among others

News
Adjuncts cut from programs, students struggle

A move to reduce the number of adjunct professors has decreased the number of sections opened in some programs next semester, according to College of Arts and Sciences Dean Kay Mussell. Among the programs affected are the Graphics Design Department and the American Studies major.

Sports
Swimming and Diving teams

Despite putting up a strong fight, both the Men's and Women's Swimming teams lost to Army in the season's first Patriot League match-up on Saturday. The afternoon was highlighted by AU senior Dominick Szabo's record-breaking performances. Szabo broke pool records in the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke, the latter of which had stood for nine years.

News
Slow mail due to anthrax scare

Mail delivery at AU should return to normal today after being halted Friday when the possibility of anthrax spores shut down 11 D.C.-area postal facilities. The false alarm shut down the Friendship Station Postal Office, AU's last stop for mail, when suspected anthrax spores were found at its mail-sorting facility in Anacostia.

News
AU ranks high on survey

AU ranked in the 90th percentile of Doctoral-Extensive schools in the nation, scoring highest in enriching educational experiences, while first-year students gave the University a score of 71, out of a possible 100.