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Six female American University professors denied tenure, accuse provost of discrimination

(03/19/18 4:05pm)

When former AU professor Jennifer Diascro had a child in 2004 and again in 2006, she delayed her career goal of earning tenure by two years. She did so with the encouragement of her dean. She submitted her tenure application in November 2009, having received positive evaluations from her dean in 2005.












Binge drinking is a pervasive and dangerous part of American University campus culture

(03/09/18 2:54am)

As a college student, it seems like someone is always throwing up from drinking too much. Whether it’s that random girl on my floor or a friend from class, someone is always pushing their limits. Sometimes, it’s a one-night issue. The person just drank faster or more than they should have. But sometimes, someone is regularly drinking too much, too fast and putting themselves at risk. The first few months of the school year were filled with flashing red and blue lights on the Letts-Anderson quad.


Graduate student speaks to The Eagle after he was arrested by AU Police Tuesday night

(03/08/18 3:45pm)

Graduate student Benjamin Brumer returned to campus Wednesday morning after being arrested by American University Police for unlawful entry Tuesday night. AU Police said Brumer refused to identify himself as a student after being asked several times, but Brumer is contradicting that account.





What’s the most important issue facing college campuses? Six students answer

(03/06/18 6:30pm)

As universities continue to capture national headlines concerning diversity, affordability and mental health, students in Jane Hall’s Advanced Reporting class asked AU students this question: What is the most important issue facing college campuses today? Read below for their replies.