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Nutrition News

Nutrition News is a weekly column compiled and contributed by Professor Anastasia Snelling's Nutrition Class.

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Schools look to alumni for funds

If AU's fundraising campaign reaches its goal, the School of International Service will have a completely new building, the McKinley building will be renovated for the School of Communication and the Experimental Theatre will become an extension of the Kogod School of Business.

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Difficulties plague AU's Internet

Despite efforts by e-operations, technical problems continue to plague AU's computer networks, frustrating students and faculty alike. "It is a rare week when nothing is down for a day or two or a substantial part of the day," economics professor Robert Blecker said.

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Nip and tuck your way to a better life

Every year, millions of people undergo plastic surgery to keep them looking as young and beautiful as the airbrushed celebrities in popular magazines. A look at the effects from one of the affected.

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Admissions rethought

Admission policies at colleges across the nation are launching changes, since the use of points in the University of Michigan's undergraduate admissions system was ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court this summer.

Opinion
Livin la vida Al S.

Regular opinion columnist Josh Kraushaar gives his conservative perspective on criticism of Gorbechav and Al Sharpton, as compared to scrutiny of President Bush and the administration

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Energetic new band 'stuns' 9:30 club

S.T.U.N., an acronym for Scream Towards the Uprising of Nonconformity, sprouted from Los Angeles with singer Christiane J, guitarist Neil Spies, bassist Nick S. and drummer Bobby Alt.

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Exclusively Online: Endowment goes to TDR

Clawed and student leaders worked with Bon Appetit to raise Eagle Endowment Fund for Public and Community Service, which gives grants as great as $1,000 to students and clubs that want to start community service projects, according to sophomore Mark Seaman, executive director of the Eagle Endowment.

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Hyperactive headbanger heats up Tavern

Party enthusiast Andrew W.K. brought his hard-hitting riffs and dumbed-down, but oddly refreshing lyrics to more than 300 fans in the Tavern Thursday night. After playing Nation, the MCI Center, the D.C. Warped Tour, George Washington University and the 9:30 Club several times in the past year, Thursday's show, sponsored by the Student Union Board, marked his first at AU.

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Student finds aid online

Students seeking money for college now have an alternative to scholarships and traditional financial aid, and it can found on the Internet. Karen Kelly, a student at the Northwestern California School of Law, founded a Web site in September called StarvingStudentScholarships .

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Indie rockers relate

Death Cab for Cutie rocked out to a sold-out house at the Black Cat last Monday night, wowing the audience with a stellar live performance.

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Sharpton encourages students to register to vote Friday night

Democratic presidential candidate Rev. Al Sharpton spoke only briefly about his campaign and instead focused on encouraging students to vote Friday night. Stopping halfway through his speech, he asked the audience if they were registered to vote. More than one-fifth of the audience in the packed Ward 1 room raised their hand to say they were not.

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For a laugh and a half

Margaret Cho and her controversial brand of humor have come and gone, but the D.C. area is still a great place to see comedy. Both D.C. and Baltimore play host to a variety of clubs and restaurants that feature nightly comedic acts that are sure to tickle anyone's funny bone.

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Alumni, part of fundraising campaigning

If AU's fundraising campaign "A New AU" reaches its goal, the School of International Service will have a completely new building, the McKinley building will be renovated for the School of Communication and the Experimental Theatre will become an extension to the Kogod School of Business.

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Pataki plans for N.Y.

The innovation of new ideas in medicine, engineering, computer science and other fields is essential for America to integrate itself into an increasingly global economy, New York Gov. George Pataki told an audience of 800 students, parents, faculty and staff Saturday night in Bender Arena.