Last January’s first annual “Eagle Sports Awards” began with a quote from Olympic champion Mark Spitz about breaking records; this year, as The Eagle honors the best athletes of 2016, it seems only appropriate to quote one of AU’s own Olympians from this past year.
The New Year is a time for resolutions, renovations and reinventions— so welcome to Life. For as long as we can remember at The Eagle, The Scene section has been where arts and entertainment come together to add a little culture to our campus paper.
This article originally appeared in The Eagle’s December 9 special edition.When basketball player and current sophomore Andrija Matic established himself as a key rotation player last season, it gave the Eagles something they hadn’t had in years: a good, solid “big man.” Since Tony Wroblicky graduated in 2014, the AU men’s basketball team has struggled to find consistent frontcourt play.
This article originally appeared in The Eagle’s December 9 special edition.Many campus organizations are looking to create more inclusive spaces after a semester of divisiveness on campus.This semester has seen a number of tense moments, including racially charged incidents in Anderson Hall in September in which two black female students had bananas thrown at them, transgender discrimination with the arrival of the Westboro Baptist Church on campus on Nov.
This article originally appeared in The Eagle’s December 9 special edition.Students, faculty and student organizations are joining forces to work to create a potential food pantry at AU for students who suffer from food insecurity.Food insecurity is not limited to those who may go years without access to reliable food sources— sometimes it just means not knowing where your next meal will come from for a semester, month or even just in the next week.
This article originally appeared in The Eagle’s December 9 special edition. For many AU students over the age of 21, not being able to consume alcohol on campus may have been a turnoff from living in a residence hall.