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Protested display unchanged

Against the wishes of a committee organized by an AU history professor, the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum intends to continue with its planned display of the Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima Aug. 6, 1945.

Sports
Get some action in Bender Arena

Columnist Ryan Sherwin: As the Men's and Women's Basketball season kicks off within the next week it is becoming more and more apparent that AU sports fans' support has been suffering.

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TDR to survey campus

The best way to evaluate how students feel about campus eateries may not be through Today@AU, but rather by setting up computers in TDR, the Joint Committee on Dining Services discussed Nov. 3. The survey examines all dining venues on campus such as the Terrace Dining Room, the Tavern, The Eagle's Nest, Einstein Bros.' Bagels, Jamba Juice, Chik-Fil-A and Salsa.

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Music Notes

The Eagle music contributors review new CDs from bands including Catch-22, Guster, Primus, Northern State, Thursday, Isobel, and a bluegrass tribute to Blink-182

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Conference analyzes democracy

This past weekend, distinguished guests and experts in the field of democratic studies were featured in a conference on elections and democracy in North America.

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FCC combats piracy

Those who copy digital television shows may find it difficult to redistribute these copies because of an order passed by the Federal Communications Commission. The order, passed Nov. 4, requires all products that can receive a digital signal to include "broadcast flag technology" by July 2005.

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International students avoid post 9-11 troubles

International student enrollment dropped more than 30 percent across the U.S. and 16 percent at AU since 9-11, according to a new study. The Institute of International Education, the student and faculty exchange organization that administers the Fulbright Program, conducted the study this year.

Sports
Kucerkova steals spotlight, V-ball still unbeaten

It may have been Senior Night for AU Volleyball Saturday, but the small Bender crowd knew it was really Kucerkova Night. Senior Karla Kucerkova was honored as the only senior in her final regular-season home game, a 3-0 drudging of Maryland-Eastern Shore, just one night after she secured the career kill record in a 3-0 victory at Navy.

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Campus Briefs

Campus briefs on AU speakers, protests, and fundraising

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Signs of the times

The assembled buildings around the main Quad are standing out more with the construction of new signs for each academic building. The bases of the signs have been completed since mid-September, and the rest will be completed soon, according to Jerry Gager, director of the Office of Facilities Planning and Development.

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2-D or not 2-D?

Walt Disney Studios has had a huge impact on the world of feature-length animation, releasing the first full-length animated film "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves," in 1937. While Disney was a trendsetter in two-dimensionally animated film, this corporate giant has now been downsizing its traditional non-computer animation department and gearing its production towards computer-animated films exclusively.

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