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Cell phone culture at AU

"What if my cat dies?" said junior Cathy Gstattenbauer. "I want to be reachable." This is one of the reasons she feels the need to have her cell phone with her most of the time, even if she can't use it. Gstattenbauer represents a growing trend of continual cell phone use, not just on AU's campus, but around the world.

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By the Numbers

The American Heart Association's survey of all the numbers associated with smoking.

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Shields next in KPU fall lineup

The Kennedy Political Union will be presenting Mark Shields, a CNN news moderator, in Ward 1 at 8 p.m. tonight as the second event of the year. KPU is a Student Confederation office that brings top speakers such as politicians, journalists and other nationally known orators.

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Law school librarian dead at age 44

Anne Marie Nancy Crossed, the Cataloging, Reference and Circulation Librarian for the Washington College of Law, died suddenly on Tuesday, Sept. 2. The cause of death is not presently known. Crossed, a tenured member of the Law Library staff, was 44 years old.

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Where to buy your next pack

AU's ban on cigarette sales means that smokers must turn to off-campus stores for their cigarette shopping. While traveling off campus may be an inconvenience, it may actually save smokers money. Several locations near AU charge less the Eagle's Nest's average charge of $5 a pack.

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Dance conveys religion

Samantha Van Saun completed her requirements for a master's degree in dance with a self-choreographed concert on Saturday Sept. 6 and Sunday Sept. 7. Van Saun presented a concert entitled "Road to Salvation," staged at Friendship Heights' Jack Guidone Theater.

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Music Notes

Music reviews from The Eagle music desk, including Sick Of It All, Polyphonic Spree, Eve 6, and Smash Mouth.

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Expect turbulent landing

Abroad columnist Dan Zak reports on his experiences arriving in Prague, where he will be continuing to write to the Eagle weekly.

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Police Blotter

Safety and security events from around campus for the week of September 8, 2003.

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Queens rule and Chili Peppers spice it up

Two of the most esteemed and exciting bands around performed at Nissan Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 9, when the Queens of the Stone Age (QOTSA or Queens) and Red Hot Chili Peppers shared an unstoppable rock bill. Celebrating the success of its critically acclaimed and commercially successful "Songs For The Deaf," Queens brought its brand of Led Zepplin and Black Sabbath influenced hard rock tunes to a near capacity crowd, with the force of a freight train.

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Seniors ready for O.R.G.Y. week

Seniors are getting ready to have an O.R.G.Y., that is 'Opening to a Really Great Year,' with Senior O.R.G.Y. week taking place this week and including activities and events planned by the senior class. "The goal of O.R.G.Y. week is to kick off the senior year with a bang and get as many seniors as possible involved and bring back school spirit full blast," Senior Class President E.J. Stern said.

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Anne Frank remembered

Anne Frank's diary is one of the most widely read works of non-fiction in the world, which many recognize as a great work. The Holocaust Museum now features a rare exhibition of Anne Frank's uncovered writing as part of its tenth anniversary celebration. "Anne Frank the Writer: An Unfinished Story," illustrates the legacy of a young girl who understands the essence of what it means to be a human being.

Sports
Men's team drops two

AU Men's Soccer scored the first goal Maryland has conceded this season on Sunday. But it wasn't enough to uproot the No. 1 Terps, who dismissed AU 2-1 in the Maryland/Adidas classic at College Park.

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Tennis opens at Thorn tourney

The Women's Tennis Team opened its fall season in respectable form at the Martha Thorn Invitational Tournament in Morgantown, W.Va., this past weekend. Playing in singles and doubles against opponents from other universities, the Eagles posted several strong showings, led by senior Katarina Kollarova's remarkable trip to the tournament finals for her group.