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Slow mail due to anthrax scare

Mail delivery at AU should return to normal today after being halted Friday when the possibility of anthrax spores shut down 11 D.C.-area postal facilities. The false alarm shut down the Friendship Station Postal Office, AU's last stop for mail, when suspected anthrax spores were found at its mail-sorting facility in Anacostia.

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AU ranks high on survey

AU ranked in the 90th percentile of Doctoral-Extensive schools in the nation, scoring highest in enriching educational experiences, while first-year students gave the University a score of 71, out of a possible 100.

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AU may establish in Nigeria

AU may help establish an American-style university in Nigeria, an undertaking approved by the Board of Trustees Friday that could determine how AU fulfills its goal of becoming a global university.

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Riots mar de Lozada's term

A feeling of hostility met former Bolivian President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada Wednesday when he spoke about his resignation and the future of his country at Kay Spiritual Life Center.

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North American elections examined

The election problems experienced by the United States in 2000 can be used to advance democracy in Canada and Mexico, according to Dr. Robert Pastor, AU vice president of International Affairs. That discussion is coming to the AU campus on Nov. 14 and 15 in the Mary Graydon Center rooms 2 through 7.

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Black Cat hosts rise of British Sea Power

The confident quintet's debut LP seamlessly combines post-punk and glam so well that the cover art pretentiously refers to the record as a classic. And, as lead singer and songwriter Yan explained before the show, there's nothing wrong with being pretentious.

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Police Blotter

Wednesday, Nov. 5 Theft was reported as equipment was stolen from inside the McKinley building. Medical assistance was needed from inside Nebraska Hall. Medical assistance was refused from inside the Jacobs Fitness Center in the Sports Center. There was a vehicle accident in the Nebraska lot; no injuries were reported.

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Spread Eagle lampoons campus

The Spread Eagle, an independent fake-news publication in the spirit of The Onion, brought AU an eye for comedy this semester. The idea came to editor Frederik Fran Jenkins "in a dream as she sat beneath the Sphinx," according to Greg Wipf, SE vice editor.

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