The artist behind the nine-foot-tall statue of Native American activist and convicted criminal Leonard Peltier said he feels the University’s decision to remove the work from the Katzen Arts Center’s lawn is an affront to freedom of expression.AU unexpectedly removed the piece, by Ricardo Gouveia or “Rigo 23” from Katzen Arts Center Lawn on Jan.
The 19th century writer Finley Peter Dunne first said that it is the job of newspapers to “comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.” In essence, the press ought to use truth as a tool to prevent abuse of the powerless by the powerful.
AU students, alumni and staff joined more than 1,000 protesters who gathered in front of the White House on Sunday afternoon in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order now commonly called the “immigration ban.” The executive order signed by President Trump on Jan.
I have come to the realization that I have been underestimating the people of AU. During my past years on campus, I have neglected to speak about my experience of having a service dog - mostly because I was sure that not only would people not understand, but that I would be met with a level of distrust and general disinterest that I could not handle.
As Joe Vidulich begins his two year term as the new president of the American University Alumni Association, promoting inclusion and strengthening the link between students and alumni are his top priorities, he said.
On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that, among other things, bans foreign nationals from seven different countries, suspends the admission of refugees for 120 days and places an indefinite halt on the admittance of Syrian refugees.