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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Recording Industry Association of America, after a key Federal court victory this summer, can obtain a court-ordered information subpoena requiring AU to reveal the identities of individuals who engage in illegal file sharing, according to Justin Perillo of the University General Counsel.
The Student Confederation intends to reach the AU community through new policies, social events and services this year. SC President Nick Terzulli began his term with the goal of creating a more efficient and helpful Student Confederation, AU's student government organization.
Amy Papsun, sophomore, SIS "I wish I were a derivative so I could be tangent to all of your curves." Alex Howard, sophomore, SIS "Did you get a parking ticket? Because you have fine written all over you." Jon Comick, freshman, SIS "Are your pants a mirror? Because I can see myself in them.