In September 2015, the Faculty Senate unanimously approved a resolution on academic freedom. The resolution arrived amid a heated national conversation regarding freedom of speech and guest speakers using college campuses as platforms to promote “alternative,” often oppressive, views to the disapproval of their respective student bodies.
Plan B, one brand of emergency contraception, is an integral part of sexual health for college students. Without easy, safe and educated access to emergency contraception, the overall sexual health and wellbeing of our student body will suffer.
Saturdays at AU aren’t special affairs. The library is only slightly less packed than weekdays, campus coffee shops are buzzing with study groups and the quad is lined with foldable tables. Some students set early alarms for internships or jobs, hoping to get another resume-booster. Saturdays don’t involve the words “football game day” because, well, they can’t.
One year after coming to AU, mental performance coach Brian Levenson continues to build relationships with student-athletes, contributing to their success as athletes and individuals. Levenson uses open conversations with athletes and coaches to identify and enhance skills relevant to success on the playing field.
Sophomore point guard Sa’eed Nelson had a lot of responsibility as a first-year player last season for the men’s basketball team. Nelson consistently led the team in almost all statistical categories every game, and quickly emerged as a leader.
Most students probably do not think about accessibility very often, but for many, it poses a challenge on a daily basis.
Ask any college student what they think of U2, and if they even know who you’re talking about, you’re likely to hear all about their 2014 release debacle for “Songs of Innocence.” Released for free to hundreds of millions of ITunes users, the band was scathed on social media for an invasion of privacy due to the automatic placement of the album in people’s libraries. Since then, the band has attempted to claw its way back to popular relevance, but it has not been a simple path. Despite having successful supporting tours for the 2014 release and for the 30-year anniversary of “The Joshua Tree,” the band hasn’t released new music since and Bono has faced several health scares.
I recently spoke with Serena Nangia, founder of AU’s chapter of the body positivity group REbeL. She articulated something I never consciously realized before.
For some, finding a true passion can take a lifetime. But for Meena Nutbeam, a junior studying public health, her “aha moment” came during the summer after her junior year of high school.
International students -- more than any other group of students on campus -- believe that the University is committed to creating an environment where everybody feels like they belong, according to results of a campus climate survey released in October.
With the holidays upon us, it’s time for a good holiday movie. Landmark Theatres West End Cinema is hosting showings of several classic and holiday films every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m and 7:30 p.m. for their first winter Capital Classics Film Series. The program will run until Dec. 27.
When the Intercultural Greek Collective, or IGC, started in 2015, it consisted of only four multicultural organizations: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. The groups counted six total members among their ranks.
A$AP Ferg, GoldLink and Aidy Bryant.
The number of music majors at the University has decreased by about 64 percent over the last five years, according to the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA). In 2012, 43 students were enrolled as music majors. In 2017, 15 students are enrolled.
When Fatima Munshi first arrived at AU, she asked other Muslim students what halal food options were available for her. She was told there were only two, and their label wasn’t even confirmed. Elevation Burger’s meat was debatable and MegaBytes chicken was rumored to be halal.
Online shopping can be great: the world of fashion is at your fingertips and can easily be yours with a few clicks of a button. However, many problems can arise. Waiting for the items may seem endless and you can’t be certain the clothes will fit.
In the past year, we have seen hurricanes and earthquakes take the lives of people from all over the world. What significant change in policy has the U.S. made regarding these ever increasing concerns? The answer: pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement, defunding federal programs for climate regulations and claiming science is fake.
Scam emails: unsolicited emails that claim the sender is in need of support, typically monetary, for various reasons. You might ignore these messages.
If you need a break from studying this weekend, head out into the city for a Christmas-themed pop-up bar, cooking convention and more.