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Archbishop remembered at ceremony

More than 80 members of the AU community attended a campus ceremony last Wednesday to commemorate the life of El Salvador's Monsignor Oscar Romero. Archbishop Romero, a well-known opponent of violence, was assassinated by the Salvadoran military. During the time, the small Central American country was involved in civil war.

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Students cheat off the Internet

According to a recent study of college students and faculty, 44 percent of students consider "cut-and-paste" plagiarism using the Internet a trivial offense, and 38 percent of students have done it. The study, conducted on 23 U.S. college campuses, was organized by Rutgers University management professor Donald McCabe.

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Crackdown on fake IDs

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) told a congressional committee last week that newer approaches are needed to deal with illegal document production and sale in D.C.'s Adams Morgan neighborhood - a place that some AU students find using fake IDs easy. Norton also expressed concerns about national security risks in the Oct. 1 hearing before the Select Committee on Homeland Security. She said after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, these activities "could become a conduit for people seeking identification documents to enable them to carry out terrorist activities." Norton said identification document fraud affects the whole nation.

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