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AU athletics department shines light on core values of sustainability at the ninth annual Sustainability Awareness Basketball Game

(02/14/23 2:35pm)

American University’s Office of Sustainability hosted its ninth annual basketball game on Feb. 1, promoting environmental advocacy as the men’s basketball team took on Bucknell. AU’s game sponsors were Airlie Berkshire Farm and Airlie Hotel. 

Tales of sleepless nights: Taylor Swift’s tenth studio album reflects her deepest truths

(11/14/22 7:13pm)

Depicting thirteen sleepless nights of her past in the music industry, Taylor Swift released “Midnights,” on Oct. 21. This album came unexpectedly amidst the artist working to re-record her prior albums. Working together with close friend and producer Jack Antonoff, as well as producer Aaron Dessner for “Midnights (3am Edition),” Swift created a compilation of her deepest truths set to dreamy beats and striking synth. 

AU’s South Asian community celebrated food, music and fashion at Jalwa

(11/09/22 6:59pm)

The American University South Asian Student Association (SASA) hosted its annual cultural event, Jalwa, on Nov. 5 at the Washington College of Law, bringing together students and alumni for a night of talent and fun. The night was themed “Lights, Camera, Action,” complete with movie posters and film decor, setting the stage for a lineup of performers.

AU Environmental Clubs come together for an evening of community building and environmental activities

(10/12/22 5:46pm)

AU’s environmental clubs came together to kick off the fall season with a celebration for the community garden and the people that care about it. The garden is located beside Reeves Field, where the event took place on Friday, Sept. 30.

Too much time off? How to balance relaxation and reflection between seasons

(09/20/22 1:16pm)

“New year, new me,” is a phrase commonly said around New Year's Eve. It symbolizes a time to reflect on yourself and prepare to have the best year of your life. For students, however, January is smack in the middle of a school year and not the most opportune time for a big change. 

30 Days of Pride: Songs of Celebration

(06/29/22 1:24pm)

Even if officially confined to the month of June, Pride Month is a continuous celebration of identity. While the spirit of pride lives on in LGBTQ+ individuals all year long, having a month set aside gives an opportunity for the community to share their stories with others in order to gain visibility in a world where doors are finally opening to sexuality. Music is a vehicle of self expression during Pride Month as well as year round where artists can share their stories of love, community and hardships within their sound for those of any background to listen and appreciate. This playlist does just that, encapsulating all that it means to celebrate Pride. 

Powerful Pages: ‘You’ve Reached Sam’ is a melancholy tale of first love and loss

(02/08/22 3:15pm)

What would you do if you had a second chance at goodbye? Dustin Thao’s debut novel “You’ve Reached Sam” presents this hypothetical scenario in such a way that emphasizes the importance of the grieving process. He normalizes the different ways humans do so while portraying the five stages of grief in a way that feels natural and effortless.