AU vs. Wisconsin basketball game

Students gathered in the Tavern to watch the AU men’s basketball play against the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on March 20.

Photos by Emma Knight / Photo Collective

Fossil Free AU protest Feb. 21 BOT meeting

Student group Fossil Free AU protested the Feb. 21 Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 21, urging members to divest from fossil fuel companies.

Photos by Alejandro Alvarez / The Eagle

AU Department of Performing Arts performs "Rent"

Various snapshots from The Department of Performing Arts adaptation of “Rent” that opened on Feb. 20 in the Studio Theatre in Katzen.

Photos by Tam Sackman / The Eagle

Founders' Day Ball 2014

Various snapshots of Founders’ Day Ball 2014, which was held at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture on Feb. 23.

Photo by Mahnoor Hussain / Photo Collective

DC Democratic mayoral debate

Democratic candidates for D.C. mayor took center stage to comment on adequate education, job growth and gentrification at a debate at Katzen Arts Center Feb. 12.

Photos by Emma Knight / Photo Collective

Starbucks preview

The Eagle’s Sadie Ruben got a sneak peek of the new Starbucks opening on campus next week.

Jan. 21 snow day

We asked the AU community to send us photos of what they are doing today since school was canceled. We received photos of everything from snow angels to tennis shoes.

Ward Building graffiti

Two walls inside a Ward Circle Building stairwell were vandalized with black paint between 5:35 and 5:49 p.m. on Jan. 14, according to the AU Public Safety Daily Crime Log.

Photos courtesy of Alyssa Franke

McKinley Building opens

After years of construction, the McKinley Building officially opened as the new home of the School of Communication on Jan. 6 for faculty and staff. While the building is still undergoing some construction, SOC Dean Jeffrey Rutenbeck said the building will hold SOC classes starting Jan. 13.

Photos by Zach C. Cohen / The Eagle

Keystone XL protest

D.C. activists and AU students protested the Keystone XL pipeline outside of the School of International Service Building during Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit on Nov. 21.

Photos by Emma Knight / Photo Collective

Tsibi Geva paintings

Photos of art pieces by Israeli artist Tsibi Geva hanging up in the AU Katzen Museum.

Photos by Lorna Wu / Katzen Museum

Fossil Free AU Nov. 15 protest

Fossil Free AU marched around campus on Nov. 15, asking the Board of Trustees to remove fossil fuel investments from the University endowment.

Photos by Alejandro Alvarez / The Eagle

GROUPLOVE, The Knocks come to AU

GROUPLOVE and The Knocks performed at AU on Nov. 8 for a crowd of more than 1,000 attendees.

Photos by Zach Ewell and Nicole Brunet

Anderson Cooper named "Wonk of the Year"

Anderson Cooper spoke at AU on Oct. 19 as the University’s second “Wonk of the Year.”

Bender Arena renovations

President Neil Kerwin and Athletic Director of Recreation Billy Walker unveiled this summer’s renovations to Bender Arena at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 20.

Photos by Jared Angle/The Eagle

9/11 Candlelight Vigil

A candlelight vigil, including a performance by Dime a Dozen, was held at the Kay Spiritual Life Center to remember the lives lost on September 11th.

Photos by Catalina Calachan/The Eagle

Editor’s Note: Check out our article and video on AU’s Day of Service.


American University welcomes students at Convocation.

Photos by Emma Knight/Photo Collective.

Welcome Week 2013

A flashback on this year’s Welcome Week events.

Photos by Sarah Jacques/The Eagle.