Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke on campus about rebuilding discourse during a currently deep partisan divide on Oct. 19 as part of All-American Weekend, AU’s annual weekend for parents and alumni.
Former School of International Service professor Loubna Skalli-Hanna won over $1.3 million in a tenure discrimination lawsuit against American University that was decided on Oct. 15. Skalli-Hanna was awarded “$1,151,000 in economic damages and $175,000 in emotional distress damages,” according to a press release by the law firm representing her, Bernabei & Kabat, PLLC.
Over the past two days, students had the opportunity to vote not just for their Student Government representation, but for a student activity fee increase. This would be the first increase in nearly five years. As reported by The Eagle, the proposed fee increase will be from $88.50 per semester to an even $100 per semester.
The Kate Spade brand and reputation lives on about six months after the fashion icon’s suicide in June. The company has decided to move forward and continue producing new designs and products to let the spirit of the founder live on.
AU volleyball added yet another win to their record after Saturday’s game against Lafayette College, building on a 10-game winning streak.
On Nov. 10, the Student Union Board, Women’s Initiative and WVAU will host a 2000s-themed party called “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” SUB director Bisagna Suh announced in a press release today. The party will feature DMV-based artist collective MXDHOUSE as a musical act.
Basketball activities resumed at AU as the athletic department hosted its seventh annual Chalk Talk Saturday afternoon in Bender Arena. Full of friendly competition, players from the men’s and women’s teams were divided into four small teams to compete in skill-based events. The Chalk Talk concluded with a Q&A with head coaches Mike Brennan and Megan Gebbia.
Bucknell had been leading since the end of the first half. With mere minutes left of game time, Eagles fans began to zip up their bags, collect their belongings and make plans for the rest of the afternoon, walking away from an expected loss. But for sophomore forward Jerry Zouantcha, it wasn’t over. After a few dribbles, he shot and scored, tying the game.
AU Student Government’s Women’s Initiative (WI) unveiled their first edition of their new publication, Elbowroom, in September.
Anyone in the intimate venue watching lovelytheband would be surrounded by an uplifting and positive sound flowing from the stage. The rising three-piece band performed at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Oct. 12.
The following piece is satire and should not be misconstrued for actual reporting. Any resemblance to a student, staff or faculty member is coincidental.
This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I am highlighting specific types of abuse that are either unique to college campuses, such as financial abuse, or types of abuse that are more prevalent on college campuses, such as digital abuse, financial abuse and stalking.
AU students and faculty launched the first student chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) in Washington this fall, according to the chapter’s faculty advisor and AU professor Bill Gentile.
In a world of overly extravagant productions packed with elaborate sets, stages and costumes, it’s easy for live performance to lose its essence. On Thursday, Oct. 4, pop sensation Troye Sivan challenged this trend, illuminating the dimmed mood lighting of the Anthem with his own uniquely impactful yet intimate take on pop performance. Sivan reminded audience members of the immense power of raw, heartfelt connections between musicians and their audiences, allowing the intricate details of his music to speak for themselves.
American University’s women’s soccer team beat Lafayette College Sunday afternoon at Reeves Field in their last home game of the regular season. The Eagles (7-5-4, 2-4-2 PL) were able to break through with two second-half goals for the 2-0 win.
This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I am highlighting specific types of abuse that are either unique to college campuses, such as academic abuse, or types of abuse that are more prevalent on college campuses, such as digital abuse, financial abuse and stalking.
Washington is celebrated for its historic sights, culture-rich museums and delicious food. With options at all price points and a wide range of cuisines and rising food truck popularity, it’s understandable that the district has a big food festival scene. Here are a few food festivals coming up over the next month.
What have been the highlights of your experience here at American University? Think about it. I doubt all that time spent going to class or laboring over essays comes readily to mind. More likely, your student experience has been accentuated by the times you shared with the friends that you have made here.
Starting Monday at 12 p.m. through Oct. 24, Student Government will hold a student-wide referendum on a proposed raise of the student activity fee by $11.50. Originally proposed this spring, the referendum, referred to by SG members as Amplify the Student Experience, was pushed to the fall elections. If approved, the fee will rise from $88.50 for each student to $100 per semester. The student activity fee is built into AU’s undergraduate student tuition.
The beat to "Dead to Me" began in the 9:30 Club and the shadow of Kali Uchis appeared behind a white closed curtain. She graced the stage in a black lingerie top and black striped track pants and joined her band on stage. She had two extremely long ponytails, making something usually seen on school girls somehow elegant.