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Countdown

The first of a new weekly segment called "Countdown," in which The Eagle sports staff will list the "Top 10" of a particular issue. Many of the topics will deal with AU sports; others will touch on college athletics and professional sports. This week's debut counts down the "Top 10 Sports Figures Who Went to College Inside the Beltway.

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All they really wanted was a 'Zig-a-Zig Ahhhhhhhhh...'

Their songs infiltrated the radio, filled popular dance clubs and took over MTV. They were instantly popular, drawing in thousands of listeners from all over the world. Bands like the Spice Girls, Ace of Base, Hanson and 98 degrees became icons to teenagers and young adults. But what made these bands so mesmerizing? And where are they now?

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Eagles score first NCAA berth

The AU Field Hockey team defeated Quinnipiac 4-1 on Tuesday, Nov. 11 in a play-in game in College Park, Md. The win propels AU into the NCAA Div. I Tournament, where it will play Duke in the first round on Saturday, Nov. 15.

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Sports briefs

Briefs from the Eagle sports desk on Women's Rugby, senior Ethan Bassett, and Ice Hockey

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Life in U.S. after 9-11

Two years after the 9-11 terrorist attacks, life for Muslims living in the United States has changed drastically, said Akbar Ahmed, an international relations and Islamic studies professor at AU and author of the recently released, "Islam Under Siege: Living Dangerously in a Post-Honor World."

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Comstock to take reins of AU athletics

AU Athletics' four-month search for a new director ended Tuesday when AU announced Joni Comstock as director of Athletics and Recreation. She will officially step in as athletic director Dec. 8, replacing former director Tom George, who resigned in July for personal reasons.

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Scholar speaks on Islam

World-renowned African scholar and Islamic expert Mualimu Ali Mazrui joined professors, deans and students to break the traditional fast for the Muslim month of Ramadan in the Kay Spiritual Life Center yesterday before his lecture on Islam and the West.

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Police Blotter

Monday, Nov. 10 Theft of student, staff or faculty property was reported inside the Sports Center. Tuesday, Nov. 11 A hospital transport was needed from the Mary Graydon Center. People were found in possession of drug paraphernalia in Park Bethesda. Property was left unattended inside Hurst Hall.

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Half of GA walks out in protest

The General Assembly, AU's student legislature, ended its meeting abruptly Sunday as at least 13 members walked out over the impeachment of a representative. Although the members walked out, they will not face suspension as they plan to attend the next meeting this Friday.

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Love thy neighbor

While people who live in the same neighborhood as colleges often complain about living near students, AU's neighbors seem to have less of a problem.

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