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DPA season ranges from Broadway to AU originals

This season the Department of Performing Arts will perform two musicals, "Cabaret" in October and "Kiss Me Kate" in March, as well as the Shakespeare play "Much Ado About Nothing" in February and numerous vocal and instrumental concerts throughout the year in the newly created Greenberg Theater.

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Knock First!

Even though the term "sexile" may not be a common expression in everyday conversation, students living in residence halls are familiar with the expression. "I first learned the term 'sexile' when my cousin was a freshman and got thrown out of her room for the night," freshman Nicole Hunter said.

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Financial aid funds, merit and need, limited at AU

Some students are complaining about insufficient financial aid and the high cost of a college education, which is determined by both the Federal government and AU. "I don't think that I got the financial aid package I deserved," sophomore Robyn Foreman said.

Opinion
The riches of Richmond

Located only one hundred miles south of Washington, D.C., Richmond, the state capital of Virginia and former capital of the Confederate States of America, is rich in history and institutions of cultural enlightenment, such as the exceptionally beautiful campus of the University of Richmond, the stately Valentine Museum, The Jefferson Hotel (one of only 25 five-star hotels in the country), St.

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AU under construction

The University is still undergoing a number of construction projects. Within the next few months and years students may notice some differences. Here are updates on these projects around campus.

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AU joins national garden association

AU's landscape, which includes more than 1,700 plants, a Civil War era white oak and a blossoming Franklinia, named after Benjamin Franklin, led to its becoming a member of the National Arboretum and Botanic Garden Association last year. Landscape architect Michael Mastrota explained the process of beautifying the campus.

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Monkeys roam free at zoo

For about 20 years, the National Zoo has allowed a pair of golden lion tamarins, a species of endangered monkeys, to roam freely during the summer so volunteers can study their behaviors and the animals may eventually be returned to the wild. The tamarins' trouble comes from a lack of space in their natural habitat, which leads to a limited gene pool and interferes with their breeding, according to National Zoo spokeswoman Pepper Long.

Opinion
Staff Editorial: Time for AU to be responsible

This week, the administration announced that the 75-80 students identified in the Quad incident will pay either $100 or commit to 15 hours of community service. We feel that the administration pursued a just punishment in light of the over $8,000 in damages that was done to the Quad.

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10 things to do under $10 when you're sexiled

The study lounge is usually a safe sanctuary for those who have been sexiled from their rooms. But in case students in heat have taken over the lounges, too, here are 10 alternatives for under $10. Letts-Anderson Quad Armed with a fresh pack of cigarettes, you'll be making friends in no time.

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Kogod M.B.A. ranks No. 42 in country

The Kogod School of Business was ranked No. 42 by the 2004 Wall Street Journal/Harris Interactive survey of the top 50 business schools in the country after finishing as a runner-up last year. "I was happy for all the people - faculty, students, and staff - who have worked hard to achieve this goal," Dean Myron Roomkin said.

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D.C. has no state vote

Various groups want to attain either congressional representation or full statehood for the District of Columbia. Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton currently serves as a D.C. delegate in Congress, but she is unable to vote on legislation because D.C. is not a state.

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Communicating through sight

Dan Zak is a junior in SOC and the former Arts and Entertainment Editor at The Eagle. He will be writing a weekly column about his semester abroad in Prague, Czech Republic.

Sports
AU romps Crusaders in Patriot League opener

When AU plays Holy Cross in any sport one thing is for sure: you will always get both teams' best effort, no matter what the records. The Holy Cross Crusaders played the AU Women's Soccer team (3-3-1) strong but succumbed to the continuous Eagle pressure early into the second half, losing the game 4-1.

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D.C. power slow to return

It's been more than a week since Hurricane Isabel hit the D.C. area, but life for many people in the region is not yet back to normal. Last week became a nightmare for thousands of people affected by Isabel. Many people remained without power and with flooded basements.

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Alum's art showcased

Small plastic sandwich bags, each containing a suspended watered-down paint covered a section of the Nebraska Hall brick wall. AU alumni Dan Steinhilber, affixed this integral art piece in 2002. The artist now has his first solo museum exhibition, "Directions - Dan Steinhilber" at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

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Where do we go from here?

When the hormones are raging like a tyrannous Middle Eastern warlord, the only resistance to doing that-thing-you-do-best is a hostile roommate who refuses exile. Well, fret not over this mere obstacle, horny readers: Occupy other territories. Thankfully, AU's campus provides many suitable locations more remote than the hiding spot of that detestable rapscallion, Osama Bin-Laden.

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Book Review: A light exposure

In its scant 209 pages, Penguin Publishing's "Weapons of Mass Deception: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush's War in Iraq" attempts to expose the Bush administration's alleged manipulation of public opinion and the media in its case for the pre-emptive invasion of Iraq.