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Pricey, jazzy entertainment

The piano, bass and drums of the Danilo Perez Trio offered a two set, hour and a half jam session that mesmerized the packed audience at Blues Alley Friday night. This contemporary jazz group added ingenuity and a Latin spice that injected the air with a unique rhythm.

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Howard dorms searched

In Carver residence hall a man knocked on the door of Howard University senior Vernon Edmondson. The man came in and asked Edmondson if he were hiding anyone, but did not look around and left when Edmondson said he was not. "It's just because we have a visitation policy," Edmondson said.

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Nutrition News

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

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Drive-Thru invades D.C.

Not just for teenyboppers Drive-Thru Records is a smart label. It knows that if someone likes one Drive-Thru band, chances are that person will like the label's other bands. This fall, it has gotten even smarter, sending five of its bands out on tour together to conquer the nation on the Drive-Thru Invasion Tour.

Opinion
Staff Editorial: Tenley campus is part of AU too

After Hurricane Isabel, power was knocked out of many parts of the region, including AU satellite campuses Tenley and Park Bethesda. The power outages led to no electricity for several days, no Internet and the closing of the Tenley dining hall. Now that electricity has returned, we can look back on how we acted during the hurricane.

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Campus News Briefs

Campus News Briefs about the Job and Internship Fair, AU Abroad, Generation Dean and Teach for America.

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DPA season ranges from Broadway to AU originals

This season the Department of Performing Arts will perform two musicals, "Cabaret" in October and "Kiss Me Kate" in March, as well as the Shakespeare play "Much Ado About Nothing" in February and numerous vocal and instrumental concerts throughout the year in the newly created Greenberg Theater.

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Knock First!

Even though the term "sexile" may not be a common expression in everyday conversation, students living in residence halls are familiar with the expression. "I first learned the term 'sexile' when my cousin was a freshman and got thrown out of her room for the night," freshman Nicole Hunter said.

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Financial aid funds, merit and need, limited at AU

Some students are complaining about insufficient financial aid and the high cost of a college education, which is determined by both the Federal government and AU. "I don't think that I got the financial aid package I deserved," sophomore Robyn Foreman said.

Opinion
The riches of Richmond

Located only one hundred miles south of Washington, D.C., Richmond, the state capital of Virginia and former capital of the Confederate States of America, is rich in history and institutions of cultural enlightenment, such as the exceptionally beautiful campus of the University of Richmond, the stately Valentine Museum, The Jefferson Hotel (one of only 25 five-star hotels in the country), St.

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AU under construction

The University is still undergoing a number of construction projects. Within the next few months and years students may notice some differences. Here are updates on these projects around campus.

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AU joins national garden association

AU's landscape, which includes more than 1,700 plants, a Civil War era white oak and a blossoming Franklinia, named after Benjamin Franklin, led to its becoming a member of the National Arboretum and Botanic Garden Association last year. Landscape architect Michael Mastrota explained the process of beautifying the campus.

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Monkeys roam free at zoo

For about 20 years, the National Zoo has allowed a pair of golden lion tamarins, a species of endangered monkeys, to roam freely during the summer so volunteers can study their behaviors and the animals may eventually be returned to the wild. The tamarins' trouble comes from a lack of space in their natural habitat, which leads to a limited gene pool and interferes with their breeding, according to National Zoo spokeswoman Pepper Long.

Opinion
Staff Editorial: Time for AU to be responsible

This week, the administration announced that the 75-80 students identified in the Quad incident will pay either $100 or commit to 15 hours of community service. We feel that the administration pursued a just punishment in light of the over $8,000 in damages that was done to the Quad.

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10 things to do under $10 when you're sexiled

The study lounge is usually a safe sanctuary for those who have been sexiled from their rooms. But in case students in heat have taken over the lounges, too, here are 10 alternatives for under $10. Letts-Anderson Quad Armed with a fresh pack of cigarettes, you'll be making friends in no time.

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Kogod M.B.A. ranks No. 42 in country

The Kogod School of Business was ranked No. 42 by the 2004 Wall Street Journal/Harris Interactive survey of the top 50 business schools in the country after finishing as a runner-up last year. "I was happy for all the people - faculty, students, and staff - who have worked hard to achieve this goal," Dean Myron Roomkin said.