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Burwell calls pro-Trump mob that stormed US Capitol ‘threat to democracy’

(01/06/21 11:00pm)

Correction and update: This article has been corrected since it was first published to clarify that an AU-branded bus photographed transporting National Guard personnel was not previously owned by the University. It has also been updated with comments from a University-wide email sent by President Sylvia Burwell Thursday.

WAMU employees vote unanimously to unionize

(12/04/20 12:00am)

Clarification and update: This story has been updated to clarify that AU challenged 13 votes over questions of qualification due to staffers’ status as either out-of-state and grant funded, paid for by a third party, acting in sometimes supervisory roles, or working in areas of the station AU does not believe create content. The union disputes the challenge. It has also been updated with a statement from a WAMU spokesperson. 

BREAKING: AU announces spring semester will have some in-person classes, limited housing

(10/26/20 2:51pm)

American University is adjusting to a hybrid curriculum for the spring semester, although the majority of classes will remain online, due to the trajectory of the coronavirus and lessons learned at other schools in recent months, the University announced on its website on Monday. 

AU students gather at 57th anniversary of the March on Washington

(08/30/20 7:15pm)

Almost 30 years ago, Bijan Moore’s mother attended protests in San Francisco following the savage beating of Rodney King by four Los Angeles Police Department officers. Now, the School of International Service senior is participating in another set of protests, ones he hopes will lead to better awareness, representation and protection for Black people across the United States.