After months of research and meetings, the Working Group on the Influence of Slavery on American University held its first public roundtable Wednesday to share findings from its report on AU’s connections to slavery and to recommend ways AU can address this history on campus.
The owner of the Megabytes Cafe has filed a lawsuit against American University over access to his business and losses in revenue over the past three months while the restaurant was closed.
In the AU men’s basketball team’s win over the Bucknell Bisons on Jan. 26, one thing was clear: the Patriot League is Sa’eed Nelson’s for the taking. Since lacing up for the first time in November 2016, the star point guard has started every game for the Eagles.
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.
Eighteen AU students studying abroad in Nairobi, Kenya were near the scene of a Jan. 16 terrorist attack in the city that killed 21 people, leading the AU Nairobi campus to cancel classes and advise students to stay inside.
AU men’s basketball soundly defeated the defending league champions Bucknell 76-68 on Saturday in Bender Arena.
After an incredible season last year that led to a NCAA tournament appearance, AU’s women’s basketball has come out a bit slower this year. Last season’s 26-7 record (and 16-2 in the Patriot League) has turned into a slightly more disappointing 11-8 so far this season. However, when analyzing the team’s statistics, it is difficult to fully understand why.
Right before “The Daily Show” correspondent Roy Wood Jr. took the stage in the Tavern Saturday night, he said he felt rejuvenated and anxious.
Bobby Seale, the legendary civil rights activist and co-founder of the Black Panther Party, will speak at AU on Feb. 5, the Kennedy Political Union announced today.
The Muslim prayer room in AU’s Kay Spiritual Life Center was renovated over winter break after Muslim students recommended that updates be made to the room, according to University Chaplain Mark Schaefer.
If you’re looking for a day to eat out in Tenleytown, Tuesdays could be your best bet.
During a “State of Student Government” speech at the first Senate meeting of the year Sunday, SG president Valentina Fernández addressed how SG can listen more to student voices and gain trust among the student body.
Roy Wood Jr., a correspondent on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” will perform in the Tavern on Saturday, Jan. 26, the Student Union Board announced this week. Doors for the event will open at 6:30 p.m.
As I made my way through security in Ronald Reagan National Airport on my way back to California for winter break, I was stopped by a TSA agent as I packed up my belongings. Following airport policy, I had removed my electronics from my backpack, revealing the “I Love Consent” sticker positioned on the front side of my laptop. Our exchange was brief: they asked (in words I can’t remember) something that carried the sentiment of “What the hell is this?” and I responded with a definition of consent, what the sticker means to me and, most importantly, where it is from.
AU men’s basketball lost to Lafayette in an overtime thriller in Bender Arena on Saturday, Jan. 19. Though sophomore forward Sam Iorio tied the game with a 3-pointer with 33 seconds left in regulation, the Eagles were not able to close out the game, falling 84-79.
In November, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed major changes to Title IX guidance for universities that create a new set of rights for anyone accused of sexual misconduct, a move that will almost certainly affect how AU and other universities handle Title IX complaints.
Author and AU alumnus Nikolas Wong has a message for aspiring writers: be a strong advocate of your work and write consistently.
American University students took to the streets of D.C. on Saturday, joining thousands of protesters for the third annual Women’s March.
The following piece is satire and should not be misconstrued for actual reporting. Any resemblance to a student, staff or faculty member is coincidental.
As the semester kicks off and men’s and women’s basketball enter the race for Patriot League titles, here’s our roundup of what you may have missed in AU sports over winter break.