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Pat McGee band revs up tour in Alexandria

Last April, AU enjoyed the Pat McGee Band, who played Bender Arena with Fighting Gravity and Edwin McCain. On Friday, Feb. 13, the band set off on a nationwide tour, beginning in Alexandria, Va., to promote the release of its new album, "Save Me."

Sports
A model coach

Kevin Hilgers of the sports desk discusses contributions of Patriot League coach Don DeVoe, whose retirement is approaching

Sports
Mountain Hawks prey on AU

The AU Men's Basketball team suffered its second loss of the season to Patriot League contender Lehigh, an 86-65 romp in Bethlehem, Pa. on Friday night in front of 2,274 people. AU (12-12, 6-4) now sits in fourth in the PL, three games out of first place with only four left to play.

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Greenberg awning protested

A longtime District resident put forth a petition at a Thursday night neighborhood advisory commission meeting to alter the signs outside the Greenberg Theatre. Richard Randall, who lives on Quebec Street, said the signs concerned ANC 3E - the neighborhood governmental unit that oversees Tenleytown, AU Park and Friendship Heights - and its citizens.

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'The Quest' for on-campus art

"The Quest: New Work by Zoe Charlton" is the first of a five-part series that incorporates still works and videography to explore the theme of survival.

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The Shins have a leg up

Indie rock favorite The Shins graced the stages of The Black Cat on Tuesday and Wednesday nights for its first-ever stop in D.C. Wisely adding a second night to the stay, the two sold-out shows drew an excited audience that eagerly anticipated the live Shins experience.

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AU awaits Dylan show

AU is buzzing with the excitement of what Student Union Board Assistant Director Jason Geisinger is calling the "biggest show we've had in at least 15 years." Folk legend Bob Dylan will perform his Grammy-winning music in Bender Arena on Saturday, April 3.

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Web Sights

Agatha Tomasik of The Scene spots a Web site worth watching in www.snopes.com

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Club Council awards half of allotted money to new, old clubs

About $10,000 was awarded to clubs this semester after the General Assembly, AU's undergraduate student legislature, allotted $20,000 to the AU Club Council to distribute since it felt club programming at AU was most important, according to council chair Evan Wagner. Article includes all club allocations

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CD Reviews

New album reviews from the music desk include Stereolab, Stars, Jack Johnson, The Descendents, Moonspell, Damageplan and a DFA Compilation.

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Campus Briefs

Brief news from around campus: MTV stopping by the Quad, and a communications professor presenting on power relations in Central America

Sports
Wrestling smothered in meets

Wrestling grappled valiantly during Sunday's match, when it traveled to North Carolina for the Davidson College Duals. During the first meet of the day, against Davidson, the team suffered a tough 25-24 loss. Despite five wins for AU, the Eagles fell hard.

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When in Rome

Because of its central location, Rome offers many travel opportunities. It doesn't take too long to get to other places in Italy by train, and most international flights out of local airports are cheap and quick. These advantages give many students one goal: To travel as much as possible on the weekends.

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