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Baseball offers $15 Wizards tickets
Discount tickets to see the Washington Wizards take on the Utah Jazz Thursday at 7:30 p.m. will be available to GW students for four hours Monday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the first floor of the Marvin Center. Tickets are $15 with $5 from every ticket going to the GW club baseball team.

Living and Learning Community takes applications
Students interested in living in the new 1957 E St. residence hall next year can apply to live in the Top of the World Living and Learning Community and avoid the housing lottery this spring.
An information session about the community will be held Monday at 7:30 p.m. on the rooftop of 1957 E St. Students unable to attend the session can contact Sarah Marquis at 994-5767 or farcus@gwu.edu, or pick up an application at the Community Living and Learning Center or Stuart B01. Applications are due by Dec. 13 in Stuart B01.
Community programs will include dinner discussions with faculty, special lectures and cultural activities.

GW faculty discover new star
A group of astrophysicists from GW and the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center have recently detected a new kind of neuron star called a magnetar. The star has the most powerful large-scale magnetic field yet detected in the universe.
With the aid of NASA’s satellite, physics doctoral candidate Alaa Ibrahim and physics department chair William Parke were able to identify the cosmic object. The results are published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters. More information about the discovery is available at http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov.
-Helen Wei

Date auction to raise money for AIDS
Members of GW student organizations will be auctioned off at the annual Food and Friends Network date auction on Thursday from 8 p.m. to midnight in the Hippodrome. Proceeds from the event will support The Food and Friends Network, a D.C. area organization that delivers food to home-ridden AIDS and cancer patients.

ISS hosts salsa dancing social
The International Services Office will offer professional salsa dancing lessons and a light dinner at Clarendon Grill Monday from 5:15- 9 p.m.
The event costs $8 and includes the professional salsa dancing lessons and food from the Grill. No partner is necessary.
Space is limited. Sign up at the ISO office at 2127 G St. or call 994-6860 for more information.

D.C. homeless recount experiences
Members of the District’s homeless population will recount their experiences about living on the streets at a panel Monday from 7-8 p.m. at the Marvin Center.
The panel is part of a presentation by members of the Foggy Bottom homeless community and is co-sponsored by OCS and Program Board.

Congressoman to speak at MVC
Congresswoman Connie Morella (R-Md.) will speak at the Mount Vernon Founder’s Day Celebration Tuesday from 6- 8 p.m. at Post Hall. The event is sponsored by the Mount Vernon Alumnae Association and Elizabeth Somers Women’s Leadership Program.
-Rachel Gould

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