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News
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.

News
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.

News
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.

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