Students attend Harvard Institute

AU was among several universities to attend Harvard's Institute of Politics initial strategic meeting as part of the National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement last Friday.

Higher Education Act may change

While the Higher Education Act, a congressional bill that has sweeping effects on students' financial aid packages, has not passed on schedule, this is no cause for worry, according to a congressional spokesman.

The Distillers growl out grunge

Wrought with paradoxical lyrics fuming like an angry smokestack, The Distillers' major-label debut "Coral Fang" is a statement from start to finish. Needless to say, this is not the album anyone would have expected Sire to be resuscitated to release.

'Veronica's' truth shines on screen

Courage and a passion for truth can cost a lot. For Veronica Guerin (Kate Blanchett), a witty Dublin journalist, the price was her life. "Veronica Guerin," the film, poignantly memorializes its courageous title character's battle against Dublin's drug pushers in the mid-1990s.

From the Eagle sports desk

The Field Hockey team had a big week with three members earning Patriot League Player of the Week awards and securing the 19th rank by the 2003 STX/NFHCA Division 1 National Coaches Poll for the week of Oct. 12.

Civitas: What is it?

Civitas, a new initiative that was started this semester, is geared to promoting civilty programs and attitude throughout the AU community.

Which Dem gets AU's vote?

It's almost presidential primary season, and I am psyched. As a registered Democrat, I can't wait to see who comes out of the primaries with the Democratic nomination. What's even more fun is seeing the people that support each candidate.

Campus Briefs

Former AU Professor Isaac Davidson Welt, 81, died Oct. 10 from complications of a stroke at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md. Welt served on AU's faculty for several years, starting in 1960 as a Biology and Chemistry teacher; AU has been hailed for the third straight year as the most published institution in the annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research Journal

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