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Scholar speaks on Islam

World-renowned African scholar and Islamic expert Mualimu Ali Mazrui joined professors, deans and students to break the traditional fast for the Muslim month of Ramadan in the Kay Spiritual Life Center yesterday before his lecture on Islam and the West.

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Police Blotter

Monday, Nov. 10 Theft of student, staff or faculty property was reported inside the Sports Center. Tuesday, Nov. 11 A hospital transport was needed from the Mary Graydon Center. People were found in possession of drug paraphernalia in Park Bethesda. Property was left unattended inside Hurst Hall.

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Half of GA walks out in protest

The General Assembly, AU's student legislature, ended its meeting abruptly Sunday as at least 13 members walked out over the impeachment of a representative. Although the members walked out, they will not face suspension as they plan to attend the next meeting this Friday.

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Love thy neighbor

While people who live in the same neighborhood as colleges often complain about living near students, AU's neighbors seem to have less of a problem.

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Study reveals white students drink more

Rates of binge drinking among white college students are considerably lower when more racial minorities attend a school, according to a study published in the November issue of the American Journal of Public Health.

Sports
Field Hockey takes PL title

Both teams in Saturday's Patriot League Field Hockey championship made it there by the slimmest of margins. No. 19 AU got the berth with a 3-2 overtime win over No. 24 Lafayette in the semifinals. Holy Cross finalized its spot in a similar way by beating Bucknell 2-1 in overtime. It was no surprise that the title match finished any differently.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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"Apocalypse Moscow"

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