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Late night eateries

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.

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Prepare yourself for explosive conclusion

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.

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'The Matrix' take three

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.

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Jackson in it for fun

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.

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Nutrition News

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

Sports
Alluring situation for Athletic Director

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.

Sports
Runners claim second PL title

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.

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Class presidents: Like sis, like bro

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.

Opinion
Respect rights of columnists

The Eagle Staff discusses its consensus: You're not always going to like what you read. A newspaper's opinion page is, by nature, controversial. So be angry. Be outraged. Just keep it dignified.

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Indie rock showcased

The College Music Journal's Music Marathon took place Oct. 22-25 and never to miss an indie-rock event, The Eagle undertook the Arts & Crafts and Sub Pop Record's showcases.

Opinion
WAMU shake-up

The Eagle staff provides an outlook on the dismissal of WAMU's executive director.

Opinion
Iraq war isn't over -- yet

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."

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AU Abroad expands programs to new locations

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.

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'Bosom Ball' excites crowd

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.

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