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AU men’s basketball rolls past New Hampshire in home opener

(11/18/18 9:18pm)

In a game where they never trailed, the AU men’s basketball team dominated New Hampshire in a 68-44 win in their home opener in Bender. The Eagles entered halftime up 45-23, and led by as many as 28 points in the second half. With the win, AU’s record improves to 2-1 on the season, and they are now 2-2 in their last four home openers.

Megabytes Cafe will remain closed for 'foreseeable future,' says AU spokesperson

(11/18/18 4:49am)

Megabytes Cafe closed on Nov. 1 following several social media videos that showed rats digging through food and scampering across window sills in the campus cafe. Now, AU spokesperson Mark Story said that the dining establishment is expected to remain closed for the “foreseeable future” as the University completes repairs on the facility.

Opinion: Politicians must represent the voices of young people

(11/17/18 5:00pm)

Back in my hometown, which is in Connecticut's 26th district, history was made this November. One of the youngest state senators ever was elected. Will Haskell, a Georgetown alum who is just 22, managed to defeat a 10-year incumbent who is 40 years his senior. Besides myself, many of my friends and family were inspired by his campaign.

Opinion: Female professors deserve tenure support

(11/16/18 6:00pm)

The tenure process is long. After six years of jumping through scholarship hoops, professors must put all their hope on a single person: the provost. Job security for those in academia depends on just one person after years of scholarship and teaching. This dependence on one person can change the trajectory of one’s career. If someone has been denied tenure, it can be difficult to start fresh. The provost can single handedly change someone's life.

Opinion: How men can make themselves agents of change in the #MeToo movement

(11/14/18 5:14pm)

In light of the not so recent events surrounding the Kavanaugh-Ford hearings, it’s time to talk about what men can do in this post #MeToo era. Politically and socially, the country is still split. Some people, like President Trump and Republican senators, are relieved that what they called a “witch hunt” with the Kavanaugh hearings is finally over. Democrats and other liberals are confused, while some are upset and many others are outright angry.

Chamber Singers amaze audience with ‘In Our Hands: Music Shaped by the New World’

(11/13/18 9:47pm)

The American University Chamber Singers’ winter concert, “In Our Hands: Music Shaped by the New World,” took audience members on an alluring journey through time and place right in the comfort of our very own Abramson Family Recital Hall on Nov. 4. The ensemble seamlessly linked a myriad of styles from European, Latin American and North American traditions, all leading up to a feature on choral music in the modern United States.

Opinion: Champion women who exist in male-dominated spaces

(11/13/18 3:00pm)

At the University, there are a multitude of clubs and activities for students to get involved in. Based on the AU Class of 2022 numbers, the class demographics show that 65 percent are females and 35 percent are males. Even though women make up most of the student population, we still see several male-dominated clubs and activities at AU. Residence Hall Association (RHA) and Student Government are prime examples of this skewed gender ratio. As we see more males being elected to Student Government and RHA positions, we should be asking ourselves why this gender disparity happens.