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AU Board of Trustees member Alan Meltzer responded crudely to members of Fossil Free AU who sent him emails on Feb. 26 demanding consideration of a new chair for the Finance and Investment Committee.
Following the year-long pilot program, AU and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority agreed to renew the U-Pass initiative for the 2017-2018 Academic Year.
This article originally appeared in The Eagle's Feb. 24, 2017 special edition.
Two robberies occurred in the area surrounding campus on Friday night and early Saturday morning. These robberies mark the eighth and ninth crimes of the sort since mid-January, amid a recent rise in crime in the neighborhoods surrounding AU.
The Kennedy Political Union and the Women in Politics Institute will co-host former CNN anchor and chief political strategist Candy Crowley on March 6, KPU announced today in a press release.
AU students, alumni and staff joined more than 1,000 protesters who gathered in front of the White House on Sunday afternoon in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order now commonly called the “immigration ban.”
The inauguration of President Donald Trump wasn’t the only event happening in D.C. today. Many protests occurred in the area, specifically in downtown D.C. and near the National Mall. Most of the demonstrations were protesting the swearing-in of President Donald Trump, but other protests were from anti-abortion and religious groups. Several AU students were present at the various events, chanting and protesting against the new president and his policies.
Vice President of Campus Life Gail Hanson will retire on March 31 following 20 years of service at AU, President Neil Kerwin announced in a memo to the campus community on Tuesday.
President Kerwin has signed onto three statements circulating among university leaders across the country, committing to protecting undocumented students under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and urging President-elect Trump to take a more forceful stance against hate, harassment and violence.
President Kerwin released a statement on Friday to the AU community speaking strongly against the burning of the American flag that took place at a student-led protest outside MGC on Wednesday afternoon in response to Donald Trump’s election as president.
Friends, classmates, faculty and administrators remember sophomore Z’ane Davis-Smith as a creative, passionate, supportive, talented and intelligent individual. Davis-Smith passed away suddenly on Thursday, Nov. 4 following a medical emergency.
This article originally appeared in The Eagle's special edition on Oct. 21.
The Office of Campus Life and Office of the Provost are working to take administrative action to address issues of racism, diversity, inclusivity and safety on campus, as announced through a memorandum late last month.
AU students, faculty and senior administrators gathered last Tuesday in the Katzen Art Center rotunda for a town hall meeting following student outcry and frustration regarding the University’s handling of racially charged events on campus.
Over 300 students, faculty and staff gathered on the steps of MGC on Monday for the “Solidarity with Our Sisters” rally, an event organized by the Black Student Alliance in light of recent racially charged events on campus.
AU administrators, including Dean of Students Robert Hradsky and the Department of Public Safety, are currently investigating reports of racist attacks against black students on campus.
AU terminated its four season long marketing partnership with the Washington Nationals this year in an effort to reduce spending and determine new ways to advertise the University.
Christine Hamlett-Williams has been a subcontracted dining employee at AU for 34 years. Currently a cashier and a union shop steward, she sits most days behind the register at the mini P.O.D. Market in Mary Graydon Center. At 67, Hamlett-Williams wants to retire, but like other longtime dining employees, meager pension benefits over three decades have deprived her of this option.
Students, chaplains, faculty, staff and guests of the AU community gathered Wednesday Nov. 18 in the Kay Spiritual Life Center to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its dedication.