Radiohead's most recent release, "Hail to the Thief," is a worthy attempt to produce an album as monumental as "O.K. Computer," their 1997 masterpiece that earned them great critical success. On 'Hail' the band has finally refined its new electronic sound to make an album that combines bleeps, static, and even a little acoustic guitar, which all come together for a richer texture than any previous release.
On the weekend of April 26-27, the AU Women's Lacrosse team celebrated a series of "first-evers." The team hosted their first-ever Patriot League Tournament, won their first-ever Patriot League Championship title and earned its first-ever berth to the NCAA Tournament.
Former AU President George H. Williams was laid to rest June 13 at Arlington National Cemetery. Williams died May 18 at his home in Evanston, Ill. at the age of 85 of complications from gastrointestinal ailments. Williams served as president of AU from 1968 to 1975.
It's hard when your favorite band suddenly releases a hit album and becomes the desire of every adolescent of the MTV persuasion. This is not to say that you aren't happy for the band's success, but you no longer feel like they belong exclusively to you. This is the case of Alkaline Trio.
The controversy surrounding the presidential election in Florida is over, and on Saturday Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist inaugurated George W. Bush as the 43rd President of the United States. Despite Al Gore's victory in the popular vote, the country seems ready to move beyond the election and support Bush's initial steps to establish his government.
The General Education Review Committee, as part of its yearlong review of the program, is currently debating several changes concerning the structure of General Education classes and clusters. Surveys were conducted both by the AU administration and by the Student Confederation to get a feeling for student opinions on the General Education program as it stands.
Former President William J. Clinton He is the crown prince of the Democratic party, a recently retired world leader and a scrupuolous fundraiser to boot. The Eagle can see no better qualified candidate out there than Bill Clinton. So maybe he screwed up a couple of times.
In the wake of the firing of Nike-related sweatshop workers in Mexico, student groups on more than 20 university campuses rallied together on Wednesday to protest Nike sweatshops and their monitoring agents, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC). The event was sponsored by United Students Against Sweatshops, a federation of 175 chapters on U.S. campuses.
It is 30 degrees, sunny, cold and blustery. It is the kind of day where the leaves that remain on the trees are torn from their branches, and people hide under their overcoats and earmuffs. For D.C.'s bike messengers the wind and cold weather are quite fitting considering the way they see themselves perceived around the city.
Dorm rooms and lounges have been converted into temporary offices for many student organizations as their permanent offices located on the second floor of Mary Graydon Center are renovated. Psychological services, Learning services, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, ATV and the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Resource Center are now located in the terrace of Letts.
A strong local economy, lower unemployment and blossoming neighborhood development projects across the city contributed to a decline in the number of recorded homicides in the Washington, D.C. for the fourth year in a row. Murders fell by 50 percent in past decade, hitting their lowest level since 1987, Metropolitan Police Chief Charles H. Ramsey announced earlier this month.
Despite being overlooked by the NCAA tournament selection committee and being denied by the Colonial Athletic Association to play for a conference title, AU Women's Volleyball team will be recognized Wednesday night during halftime of the Men's Basketball game against Richmond University at 7 p.m.
Figures released by the 2000 Census recently reveal that Washington, D.C. gained population in the last years of the 20th century-a major moment in the progression of a city that lost three times as many residents in the early 1990s as in the 1980s. Approximately 50,000 new residents came to the District-most of them in the last few years-the Census states.
As one of the first controversial actions of the days-old Bush administration, the new president removed his limousine's "Taxation Without Representation" license plates - a move made by Clinton to show support for the District's full voting rights. Bush told The Associated Press last week that the tags will be replaced with special 2001 inaugural tags issued by the city, citing no interest in using license plates to make a political statement.