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SA’s Academic Update helps students online

GW students now can access the Academic Update online starting Monday Oct. 27.

The update provides course and professor evaluations collected by the Student Association at the end of last semester. The new World Wide

Web site will include information about more than 900 courses offered at the University.

The SA Computer Affairs Committee transcripted last semester’s data, said Alex Diacre, computer affairs committee chair.

The efforts of the SA will give students greater accessibility to the survey results and conserve money that would have been used to print the information, Diacre said.

The update is accessible at http://sa.gwu.edu/au

-Shruti Dat?

DST gala, fundraiser fight sickle cell anemia

The Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Mu Beta chapter, will host the Crimson and Cream Charity Gala Nov. 1 in the Marvin Center Ballroom.

Donations requested are $15 per person, $25 per couple and $100 for a corporation or organization. Proceeds will benefit the Sickle Cell Disease Association of Greater Washington, which provides services free of charge. The disease predominantly strikes people of African descent, DST President Tameshiah Murphy said.

The gala will feature a dinner, cash bar and a silent auction. DST is still looking for contributions for the auction, Murphy said.

The viewing of the items up for auction will be at 8 p.m., and the dinner and silent auction will take place at 9 p.m.

For more information, call the Crimson Connection hot line at 676-4633.

Tickets can be purchased on the Marvin Center ground floor from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

DST will raise funds to combat sickle cell anemia until Nov. 15, Murphy said.

-Monique L. Harding

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