If the world ran on the schedule of a college student, most places would be open from around noon until 4 or 5 a.m. There would be no problem getting a ride home after a late-night out or grabbing a bite to eat around 3:30 a.m., just as the evening meal begins to wear off.
It will be impossible for someone who has not seen the first two installments of "The Matrix" to understand "The Matrix: Revolutions," which opens on Wednesday. For those who missed "The Matrix" and "The Matrix: Reloaded," and those who just need to be reminded of their plots, here is a summary of the first two films and preview summary of the third.
While the machine-controlled world of the film may be the product of two very creative filmmakers, there is proof that we are indeed controlled by technology as fans across the world prepare for the third and final installment of the "Matrix" trilogy.
When Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett isn't palm-muting his way past the verse of another hit single, he's touring and recording with his band Jackson. While Shiflett has spent the past few years rounding out the line-ups of bands from the Foo Fighters to No Use For A Name and Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, he now fronts his own power-pop outfit.
Opportunity. With every new era comes an abundance of opportunity. Here at AU, we are about to embark upon a new era, under a new athletic director. Tom George's successful tenure is history and AU prepares for a new AD to take over the Patriot League program.
Add two more Patriot League titles to AU's growing list of championships. The Men's and Women's Cross Country teams captured their second-consecutive PL championship at Lafayette, defeating Army and Navy on an abnormally hot Saturday.
Some say political ambition runs in the family. Mark Stern, Class of 2007 president, and his sister EJ, Class of 2004 president, are no exception to this rule. After working together in student government organizations in their hometown in Alabama, the two once again share the common bond of leadership here at AU.
The General Assembly, AU's student government legislature, met Saturday and Sunday to discuss the Student Confederation budget for the 2003-2004 year. GA members conducted hearings with the respective SC departments on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Mary Graydon Center.
According to Zachary Constantino: "Suicide car bombers are wreaking havoc across Iraq. Congress is clamoring for the withdrawal of U.S. forces and the implementation of a clear 'exit strategy.' Assassins have murdered senior Iraqi clerics and government officials. From the perspective of most nightly news pundits, the situation is dire and rapidly deteriorating. Fortunately, history offers a far better and less hysteria-prone conception of recent events."
AU students considering studying abroad now have the chance to study in Canada, Mexico and the United Arab Emirates, the three nations added to the AU Abroad program this semester, according to Amy Morrill Bijeau, associate director of AU Abroad, formerly the World Capitals Program.
Guster and Third Eye Blind pumped up a college-dominated crowd at the 9:30 club Halloween night. The "Bosom Ball," a show sponsored by 104.1 WWZZ was quite a treat; in fact, a variety of shapes and sizes of women's undergarments hung from the rafters of the intimate club for decorations, but more importantly because the show was benefiting the George Washington University MFA Mobile Mammography Program.