When the doors opened at the Newseum on the night of Feb. 11, more students filed in than ever before to attend the annual Founder’s Day Ball.This year’s event, sponsored by the American University Student Government, Residence Hall Association and American University Club Council, honored the leadership of President Neil Kerwin and Vice President of Campus Life Gail Hanson, who are both retiring from their positions this spring.Founder’s Day Director Martin Valderruten said that what made this year’s event unique was the location and the variety of exhibits that could expose students to world events.“I picked this location because it is very interactive and it’s somewhere we have never hosted the event before,” Valderruten said.
With six minutes left in the fourth quarter Saturday afternoon in Bender Arena, senior forward Lauren Crisler’s lay-up off a pick-and-roll pulled the AU women’s basketball team within two of the Army Black Knights.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Did you know February 14 is also National Condom Day in the United States?Sexual health advocates have worked hard to make the message clear: while you’re doing whatever sexy things you’re doing on Valentine’s Day, be sure to wrap it up.
I had never heard the term “self-care” more than during my first experience at AU. I sat in the Ward Circle Building listening to orientation speeches and tried to memorize each slide that flashed before my eyes, as if each jumble of words contained the secret to surviving here.
Solar panels are, arguably, old news. The eco-friendly technology has been around for decades now, since Russell Ohl successfully created the first silicon cell in 1941. Thirteen years later, the first full solar panel was invented by three American researchers.