At the University’s annual Founders Day Ball on Saturday, students traveled to the National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia to celebrate AU’s 126th anniversary.
Pizza as a political platform? In the District’s political climate, it’s more likely than you think.
Our weekly search for restaurants that probably aren’t on your radar. As young, broke college kids, we will bring you our honest reviews of affordable restaurants in dope neighborhoods.
Although basketball is strictly a team sport, most teams have one player who makes everything work. For AU, that player is point guard Sa’eed Nelson.
A year after President Sylvia Burwell released her administration’s Plan for Inclusive Excellence, AU has released a one-year progress report and committed to investing $61 million toward diversity and inclusion initiatives in 2019.
If anything, the part that stung the most about AU men’s basketball’s 83-81 overtime loss on Saturday was that it felt…familiar.
Six black student-athletes open up about their experiences at AU
The following piece is satire and should not be misconstrued for actual reporting. Any resemblance to a student, staff or faculty member is coincidental.
AU’s Model United Nations team recently scored its highest-ever fall ranking, now ranking sixth in the United States by Best Delegate, an organization devoted to Model UN.
It all started late November around Thanksgiving time. There was a breakout of the E-coli virus in Romaine lettuce. Thirty-two people died from the outbreak across 11 different states. Immediately, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) implemented a ban on all romaine lettuce, calling for it to be removed from the shelves of stores. Across the United States, people observed the ban and steered clear of romaine lettuce.
This year’s Academy Awards ceremony is sure to be a fascinating one. With the lack of a host and the staggeringly large number of snubbed films (casualties include “Widows” and “You Were Never Really Here”), there’s definitely going to be an uproar so great, we might even hear it all the way from Hollywood to our small, private Washington D.C. university.
After a 9-0 run to start the game, AU men’s basketball fell 83-81 to the Colgate Raiders in overtime on Saturday in Bender Arena.
Award-winning photographer Jess T. Dugan will share her artistic journey with students in the School of Communication’s Malsi Doyle and Michael Forman Theater as part of a AU Photo Collective event on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.
Earlier this month, a D.C. Superior Court judge denied American University’s motion for retrial regarding an age discrimination lawsuit brought by former School of International Service professor Loubna Skalli-Hanna.
On this week's episode of Beyond the Byline, host Evan Margiotta talks with The Eagle's managing editor of opinion Nickolaus Mack about his research on AU founder Bishop John Fletcher Hurst and Hurst's connections to slavery, which included owning at least one enslaved individual. Mack's columns about Hurst led to the creation of a university group that studied the University's ties to the institution of slavery and presented their findings in a roundtable on Jan. 30.
Congressman Steve Cohen, a Democrat who represents Tennessee’s 9th district, will speak at AU on Feb. 28, the Kennedy Political Union announced on Thursday.
Not all students are up early on a Sunday morning. But for the cast of AU’s production of “The Wolves,” they’re already hard at work, rehearsing in the lobby of the Greenberg Theatre. As director Colleen Sullivan looks on, actors engage in a “flocking” exercise, in which each actor takes their turn leading the group through improvised movements, dashing around the space as one unit, one team and one family.
After dozens of students attended a Residence Hall Association meeting on Monday to voice their concerns about the University’s proposed meal plans, AU Dining leaders announced Thursday that their proposed meal plan for the 2019-2020 academic year will include “no price increase.”
Tenor saxophonist Elijah Easton transformed a local restaurant into a pop-up jazz club on Friday, Jan. 25. Playing alongside bassist Steve Arnold and drummer Allen Jones, Easton’s resonant, honeyed melodies and upbeat tempos brought warmth and tranquility to audience members while they savored their late-night eats.
After trailing by as many as nine points in the first half, the AU men’s basketball team pulled off an exciting come-from-behind victory over Army West Point on Saturday in Bender Arena.