And they're off. The Swimming and Diving team season has officially begun, and AU's teams are ready than ever to leave the Patriot League and the NCAA in their wake. Head coach Mark Davin wholeheartedly believes in his teams and knows the results of their hard work will pay off soon.
The leaves are falling once again, and you know what that means - the NBA season is upon us. The biggest stories of the off-season were Kobe Bryant's impending rape trial, the arrival of 18-year-old NBA savior LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers' signing of Karl Malone and Gary Payton.
AU hopes to attract better students and faculty as it raises money for these factions as part of the "A New AU" campaign. The campaign hopes to raise $45 million for scholarships and department and program chairs and professorships, according to the "A New AU" Web site.
"Elephant," Gus Van Sant's latest film, gives audiences a glimpse into the world of a typical American high school (full of jocks, preps, skateboarders and geeks) on a day when two societal exiles are on the hunt for their fellow classmates.
Columnist Eric Garmon Wallace gives his review of Faccia Luna, a local pizzeria to suit DC tastes
"The Federal Budget: Who Wins and Who Loses" was the issue of Monday's Table Talk Lunch Series in the Kay Spiritual Center, where about 45 students and faculty showed up for the discussion. John Irons from the Office of Management and Budget Watch and Brian Riedl from the Heritage Foundation spoke about the topics that include privatization, Social Security, student loans and grants and the design of the tax system.