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Opinion: Here’s how to respond to friends when they disclose their sexual assault to you

(10/01/18 7:30pm)

It is more important than ever that we learn how to support our loved ones who have experienced sexual assault. The last week or so has been especially triggering and traumatizing for survivors of sexual assault and sexual violence with the accusations against Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh surfacing.

Explore the meaning of antiquity and forgery with ‘Without Provenance: The Making of Contemporary Antiquity’ at Katzen

(10/01/18 3:39pm)

Standing in front of the sandstone doorway of a 12th century Khmer temple, your eye might be drawn to the myriad signs which evidence its antiquity: the two crumbling columns flanking its sides, the scalloping of the steps, worn away from years of feet scraping away at the stone, or the discoloration of the rock, blending from red to gray to brown to tan.

American University facing subpoena from accused Russian agent Maria Butina

(09/28/18 6:39pm)

A lawyer for Maria Butina, the gun activist and American University graduate charged with acting as a Russian agent in the U.S., has issued a subpoena for university records, including copies of class rosters for each of Butina’s courses, AU police reports concerning Butina and a complaint Butina filed against an AU professor who made comments about her to the media.

Burwell and Corker talk bipartisanship, midterm elections at Sine Institute launch

(09/27/18 6:48pm)

AU’s new Sine Institute of Policy and Politics officially launched Tuesday with an event featuring University President Sylvia Burwell and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tennessee) at the Newseum. The pair discussed bipartisanship — a key mission of the institute — as well as policy issues such as health care and Social Security.

AU Photo Collective will feature student work in Art All Night Tenleytown event

(09/25/18 12:18am)

On Sept. 29, American University Photo Collective will be showcasing 23 works in the student-favorite eatery SEOULSPICE during the annual Art All Night Tenleytown event. Neighborhoods across D.C. will join the nonprofit organizer Tenleytown Main Street to celebrate diverse local talent in the visual and performing arts.

Brooklyn band LVL UP brings headbanging energy to the DMV for the last time

(09/20/18 7:42pm)

LVL UP embarks on their last tour after seven years of pure teenage angst that all started in a college dorm room at SUNY Purchase. The group will be playing the DMV’s epicenter for emo rock bands, the DC9 Club, on Sept. 20. The four-piece band includes Mike Caridi, Greg Rutkin, Dave Benton and Nick Corbo. This band of classmates is somber, but grateful for their fans and the experience they got to have.