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Opinion: Americans must demand an end to support for atrocities in Yemen

(11/12/18 8:25pm)

In a recent investigation, the New York Times published a photo of an emaciated young girl, Amal Hussain, suffering from starvation in Yemen. Her picture and subsequent death provoked an emotional and empathetic response from readers and became another symbol of civilian suffering in war-torn Yemen. The picture is unfortunately just one of many disturbing images from a war between Saudi Arabia and rebel groups who are fighting for control over land and political power in Yemen.

AU volleyball’s Megan Crush yearns for another championship banner in Bender

(11/12/18 3:00pm)

Bringing home a championship title is an accomplishment many athletes dream of. Megan Crush, a sophomore libero, tucked this under her belt with her first year as a member of AU’s volleyball team, as they won the Patriot League tournament in 2017. Winning in her freshman year put her life in a whirlwind of excitement, but it came to have a humbling effect on her and her future plans as an Eagle.

The first ever “Black Restaurant Week” kicks off in DC

(11/09/18 1:19am)

This week featured the launch of the first ever “DMV Black Restaurant Week,” an opportunity for D.C. to spotlight the important contributions of black-owned cuisine and hospitality. Similar to traditional Restaurant Week models, participating restaurants have put forward a prix fixe meal special, and other businesses—such as coffee shops and fast food spots—has offered discounts on various menu items.

How AU students reacted to the 2018 midterm results Tuesday night

(11/07/18 5:42am)

As midterm election results rolled in on Tuesday night, AU’s student-run political organizations, as well as the School of Public Affairs, hosted watch parties that attracted students of varying political and geographical backgrounds. The Eagle sent reporters to speak with students about the issues that brought them to the polls, the races they were following and their experiences with voting this election cycle.