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Campus brief: Katxen Museum caters weekend event to children

The AU Museum in the Katzen Arts Center held its first "Kids at the Katzen Day" Saturday afternoon, according to American Weekly. The event featured Puerto Rican photographer Norma Quintana, whose exhibition runs through May 7 at the Katzen. She discussed what her work meant to her and also helped the youths think about themselves as portrait subjects.

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Thursday, April 20 "Civilian Defense Counsel Trying Courts-Martial in Combat Conditions" 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., WCL room 101 Participants will relate their experiences defending courts-martial in dangerous locations, such as wartime Iraq, Vietnam and Afghanistan.

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Candy used to protest Minn. eviction of Easter Bunny

A decision to evict the Easter Bunny in the St. Paul, Minn., City Hall has caused Marshmallow Peeps to multiply outside the building of St. Paul, Minn., City Hall, resulting in a controversy surrounding the upcoming Easter holiday. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reported that the furor began after St.

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Half a million people protest immigration laws in D.C. Monday

In Washington, D.C. thousands of people marched in an immigration rally Monday afternoon. Participants marched in Hispanic neighborhoods past the White House then converged on the National Mall. Hundreds of thousands of pro-immigration demonstrators mobilized in the nation's capital and in as many as 100 cities across the country in a powerful display of grassroots muscle-flexing to protest Congress' failure to reshape immigration laws.

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Thursday, April 13 Making the Most of Your Benefits Brown Bag Lunch: Building Your Financial Future Noon-1 p.m., Mary Graydon Center, room 5 Learn about the importance and advantages of early retirement planning with particular emphasis on maximizing retirement plan contributions.

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AU junior dies in Md. car accident

Ramona Narine, a junior in the School of Public Affairs, died Saturday evening when the Honda she was driving veered into the path of an oncoming car, causing a head-on collision in Silver Spring. Narine, 21, was a member of the sorority Alpha Epsilon Phi and a former member of the AU Dance Team.

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Christian student groups celebrate Holy Week beginning

Members of AU's Christian groups on campus celebrated the beginning of Holy Week yesterday with a celebration in the amphitheater. Students could snack on sno cones and cotton candy and music entertained the crowds. The Gospel Choir performed various religious song selections as well.

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Mushnick wins SG presidency despite controversy

The results of the 2006 Student Government elections were announced yesterday night in the Tavern amidst controversy over violation of Board of Election sanctions. Charges were brought against presidential candidate Ashley Mushnick, a junior in the School of Public Affairs and president of the College Democrats, for violating sanctions imposed last week that required her to end her campaign seven hours earlier than the other candidates.

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Campus brief: Park Hyatt to interview for positions

The Park Hyatt Washington will host two open houses today and next Wednesday to interview candidates who are interested in repositioning the hotel when it opens in May 2006. Those with previous hotel experience are encouraged to apply, according to a press release by the hotel.

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