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At a packed Kennedy Political Union event on Tuesday, Jim Obergefell, best known for his groundbreaking Supreme Court case that resulted in the federal legalization of gay marriage, told the crowd about his experiences both leading up to and following that pivotal decision.
Chartwells has been chosen as the new dining provider for the University in place of previous vendor Aramark, Chief Financial Officer Doug Kudravetz and Vice President of Campus Life Fanta Aw announced in an email to the AU community on Wednesday, June 19.
As AU begins to accept proposals from new dining vendors in the next few months, students could be facing major changes when it comes to campus food options this fall.
The University released a Request For Proposal for new dining providers Friday, effectively opening up bidding for a new vendor, and on Monday announced in an email to students the timeline for the next few months of the process.
Angela Chen, Mulan Burgess, James Kwon and Bobby Zitzmann will serve on the Student Government executive board for the 2019-2020 academic year.
At the final candidate forum before voting closed Wednesday, candidates for the 2019-2020 SG executive board answered questions about the use of university resources to support marginalized communities and how they would promote intersectionality at the “Elevating Latinx Voices: SG Open Caucus” on Tuesday night. Election results will be announced tonight.
After multiple town halls with students over the past week, presidential candidates for the 2019-2020 Student Government executive board took part in the annual ATV broadcast debate and a town hall in the Tavern on Monday.
Candidates for the 2019-2020 Student Government executive board answered questions and engaged with audience members from the first annual Black Student Caucus AUSG Debate on Sunday night.
Candidates for the 2019-2020 Student Government executive board discussed their platforms and goals at a candidate forum held by AU College Democrats on Wednesday, the first forum of its kind this election season. Voting begins on Monday, March 25 at 12 p.m.
$50,000 from Student Government. $20,000 from the Residence Hall Association. $2,500 from the Office of Campus Life. Along with later contributions from outside organizations, including Student Media Board, the total came to approximately $90,000.
American University is preparing to solicit bids for a new food service provider after years of outcry from students and parents about Aramark, its current vendor. A source familiar with the matter told The Eagle that it is unlikely Aramark will remain AU’s food service provider.
In a report released by the Student Government Senate Finance Committee, SG members addressed the organization’s budget transparency issues, along with outlining stipend allocations to student leaders and recommending financial steps that SG could take to improve students’ trust in its decisions.
Gisselle Gladden, the AU Student Government comptroller, has been suspended from her position for two weeks and put on an additional month-long probation after the SG Judicial Board ruled Tuesday that she did not complete six of the responsibilities of her office.
Eighteen AU students studying abroad in Nairobi, Kenya were near the scene of a Jan. 16 terrorist attack in the city that killed 21 people, leading the AU Nairobi campus to cancel classes and advise students to stay inside.
During a “State of Student Government” speech at the first Senate meeting of the year Sunday, SG president Valentina Fernández addressed how SG can listen more to student voices and gain trust among the student body.
American University students took to the streets of D.C. on Saturday, joining thousands of protesters for the third annual Women’s March.
Fossil Free AU, a student group dedicated to persuading university leaders to divest AU’s financial stake in fossil fuels, has increased its efforts to pressure the University through protests and the launch of a “responsible endowment fund.”
A local union and student activists are alleging that American University breached contract and wrongfully fired an employee after an Aramark food service worker was told he could no longer work at AU in early September.
The American Forum, co-hosted by the Kennedy Political Union and the School of Communication on Oct. 24, explored the climate surrounding the upcoming midterms, what it’s like to cover Trump’s White House and how young people may affect the outcome of the elections.
The AU Student Government referendum to increase the student activity fee failed this week, with 73.7 percent of students voting against the referendum.