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AU and local businesses respond to student food insecurity

(03/29/20 7:00am)

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on theeaglecoronavirusproject.com, a separate website created by Eagle staff at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in spring 2020. Articles from that website have been migrated to The Eagle’s main site and backdated with the dates they were originally published in order to allow readers to access them more easily.

Letter From the Editor: After four years, one final deadline

(04/15/22 5:50pm)

We talk a lot about community at this school. Whether it’s the administration’s favorite slogan “community of care,” or finding ways to shift and modify campus community, like Founders week celebrations, community is a buzzword thrown around a lot on this campus. In one of our staff editorials this year, we talked about the need for the University to shift away from the question of “Where can we create community?” to “Where does community already exist?”

DC teachers, students react to wave of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation amid Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’

(04/01/22 2:10pm)

Opponents call it “Don’t Say Gay.” Supporters call it the “Parental Rights in Education” bill. Following nationwide outcry over Florida’s House Bill 1557, D.C. teachers and students are advocating for queer youth by opposing the legislation.

Letter From the Editor: Why we write editorials

(11/24/21 10:00pm)

One of my favorite times of the week is when our staff gathers at editorial board meetings. There aren’t many times when our full staff gets to come together, and while our editorial board doesn’t encompass every member of The Eagle, it comes pretty close. Editorials are written and comprise the voices of nearly 100 members of our staff and community.

Activist Spotlight: ‘The Cultural Reset’ connects BIPOC and LGBTQ+ artists, fans and music executives to create a more inclusive industry

(02/07/21 4:16pm)

American University alum Nick Lee has spent the past seven months uplifting the voices of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ artists through his organization, The Cultural Reset. Aside from the site’s usual artist interviews and album reviews, Lee has a mission for Black History Month — “all Black everything.”