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Student activists break down how to adjust to AU’s politically active campus

(08/22/18 2:30pm)

For any college freshman, the first semester of college brings a lot of change and requires a considerable deal of adjustment. While students must become familiar with their new home and classmates, AU students must also learn how to adjust to a campus that takes the definition of “politically active” to a new level.

Student-run clubs highlight dance forms from around the world

(04/17/18 12:12pm)

On a Sunday morning in the Cassell Fitness Center studio, the American Bhangra Crew rehearses their routine for their upcoming performances this semester. The dancers follow the lead of co-choreographer Satinder Parmar, a freshman in the Kogod School of Business, as they studiously practice parts of the routine over and over. The American Bhangra Crew, or ABC as they sometimes call themselves, has 12 members this semester and works hard to perfect their dance for various gigs.

Audio tech program provides students with hands-on experience

(04/09/18 11:07pm)

In the basement of the Kreeger building, far away from the center of campus, AU’s audio technology program is thriving. What once started in 1979 in the basement of the old McKinley building has grown into a successful program with two separate undergraduate majors, a minor and a master’s degree, allowing students to gain a unique hands-on experience that is hard to come by at other institutions, the program’s director said.

Women’s Initiative Breaking Ground Monologues running this weekend

(02/14/18 6:17pm)

Women’s Initiative will put on on the Breaking Ground Monologues this weekend, providing an opportunity for students to perform monologues about their experiences with their bodies and identities. The performances will be on Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. in MGC 2-5, with tickets at $5 each.

’A greater sense of community’: Inside the Intercultural Greek Collective

(12/14/17 2:00pm)

When the Intercultural Greek Collective, or IGC, started in 2015, it consisted of only four multicultural organizations: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. The groups counted six total members among their ranks.

The Eagle’s guide to campus resources

(08/21/17 1:00pm)

While AU’s campus may be relatively small compared to large, sprawling universities, many different offices and resources may be tricky to locate on your own during your first year. For example, the maze of stairwells known as Butler Pavilion never ceases to confuse students, and the Kreeger building is…where, exactly? Here’s a comprehensive guide to all AU has to offer, on the quad and beyond.

Anti-racist research and policy center coming to AU

(05/27/17 11:05am)

Scholar and historian Ibram X. Kendi will become the founding director of the new Anti-Racist Research and Policy Center at AU beginning in August, according to an email announcement by the School of International Service on May 10. Kendi will also serve as a professor of history and international relations in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of International Service, respectively.