Keith F. Shovlin



AU Republicans pay last respects

Thousands of Americans filled the Capitol Rotunda June 9-11 to pay their respects to former President Ronald Reagan, who died June 5 at his home in California. Among the mourners were groups of AU students, as the Capitol was open all day June 10 to visitors.


Advice for transfer students

With the sudden arrival of the Class of 2008 here at AU, another group gets overshadowed as it joins the AU community. They may not be the naive freshmen, but they could also use some good advice as they continue their education here in Northwest D.C. These are the transfer students who have come to AU to complete their education.


Police Blotter

The police blotter is compiled from the daily crime log issued by the Department of Public Safety and additional information from Gary Folckemer, public information officer for Public Safety. During the school year, incidents from Friday through Wednesday appear in the Thursday edition while incidents from Wednesday and Thursday appear in the Monday edition. Any questions can be sent to the Campus News Editor at


AU yet to develop intramural field

AU's Office of Facilities, Planning and Development stopped accepting bids for modifications to the intramural fields on the South Side of campus June 10 after the Army Corps of Engineers recently completed work on the site to recover buried chemical munitions. The University awaits a building permit so that the Athletics Department can modify the field.


Harassment incident was a 'singular event'

There have been no breakthroughs and "no resolution" in the case of a female student who was groped while walking on the South Side of campus May 2, Sgt. Gary Folckemer, coordinator for Public Safety administration, reported June 16.


Corps' search for chemicals continues

The Army Corps of Engineers resumes excavations today to recover chemicals buried in the area known as Lot 18, located on the South Side of campus behind the Public Safety, Financial Aid and Hamilton buildings. Last fall the Army Corps found a glass container containing the chemical agent Lewisite. Since then, the site has been closed pending stricter security measures as the site was reclassified as a "High-Probability" area where more Lewisite may be found, according to the Army Corps.


Student assaulted on South Side

A Campus Crime Alert was issued Tuesday following an incident where a female student was groped while walking on the South Side of campus Sunday night. The report states that at approximately 9 p.m. a man grabbed a female student on the breast while it was raining Sunday night.

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