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AU works with recording industry

The Recording Industry Association of America, after a key Federal court victory this summer, can obtain a court-ordered information subpoena requiring AU to reveal the identities of individuals who engage in illegal file sharing, according to Justin Perillo of the University General Counsel.

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SC steps into year

The Student Confederation intends to reach the AU community through new policies, social events and services this year. SC President Nick Terzulli began his term with the goal of creating a more efficient and helpful Student Confederation, AU's student government organization.

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What pick-up line would you use?

Amy Papsun, sophomore, SIS "I wish I were a derivative so I could be tangent to all of your curves." Alex Howard, sophomore, SIS "Did you get a parking ticket? Because you have fine written all over you." Jon Comick, freshman, SIS "Are your pants a mirror? Because I can see myself in them.

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GW decides against Rosslyn house

After neighborhood residents raised concern about having college students among them, George Washington University has decided not to use an Arlington, Va., apartment building for student housing. While an article in The Washington Post attributed this decision to lack of student interest in The Gallery building, University spokesman Bob Ludwig said this was not the case.

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AU may cease Tunlaw housing

It was announced this summer that Glover-Tunlaw residents would need to find a new home come this Jan. 31 as the building is being closed for evaluation. The Glover-Tunlaw apartment building is located a mile from campus on New Mexico Avenue. The 60 unit structure is University-sponsored but marketed for graduate students that wish to avoid living in the residence halls.

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Reaction to ban mixed

The University's "Smoke Free in 2003" ban on cigarette sales and smoking in and around residence halls has caused a mixed reaction on campus. Some students have embraced the smoking ban, while others have not. Still others believe that smoking should be banned from the residence halls, but the Eagle's Nest should still sell cigarettes.

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Volleyball team splits games away

AU Volleyball went 1-2 this weekend at the Zips Invitational in Akron, Ohio. The Eagles (2-4) scraped by host Akron 3-2 (24-30, 30-27, 26-30, 33-31, 17-15) on Friday. However, they dropped matches 3-0 on Saturday to No. 9 Penn St. (30-19, 30-25, 30-24) and Pittsburgh (32-30, 30-28, 30-19).

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Focus in on Fall films

New Line Cinema and Fine Line Features revealed its fall and winter lineup of new films on Friday, Sept. 5, the most exciting of which is "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King." Ten minutes of film footage and commentary created a teasing taste of what's to come in Peter Jackson's final installment of the fantasy classic.

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In Flames turns up heat with tour and new album

In a stuffy yet luxurious tour bus parked across the street from Irving Plaza in New York City, a tall, heavily tattooed, but soft-spoken drummer sat, awaiting one of the biggest shows of the year. Once a soccer player dreaming of professional greatness, Daniel Svensson of Swedish metal legends In Flames took a load off in the quiet tour bus before the June 30 New York show.

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All-star cast delivers in 'Masked'

In a war-torn country somewhere between here and way over there, where the climate is not quite hot, yet not quite cold, there is a revolt brewing, full of rebels, counter-rebels and anti-counter-rebels galore. It is a place where everyone drinks hard liquor and Mexican beer.

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Field Hockey takes no prisoners in win

The Women's Field Hockey team dominated the Longwood Lancers, earning a victory for their first game of the season, defeating the Lancers, 4-0. Last Sunday's game at Georgetown showcased sophomore Shannon Goans with one goal and one assist.

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Dashboard to play AU

Classes have started and the opening festivities here at AU are almost exhausted, but perhaps the biggest event is yet to come. This Sunday, Sept. 7, Dashboard Confessional will perform in Bender Arena supported by a great line up consisting of Vendetta Red, Brand New, and MXPX.

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Fall fashions invade AU

Back to school shopping can be just as important-or unimportant-as college itself. The first day (or week, depending on your personal needs and wants) of school shapes the first impressions you leave on both professors and classmates, and for many it is found through the power of spending.