It’s time for Halloween! Full of scary stories, sweet candy and creative decorations, music that has frightful horror tropes and unsettling beats is a great addition for any Halloween celebration. Listen to these tunes to get into the ghostly Halloween spirit.
Imagine: You’re a freshman in high school. It’s your first day, and you couldn’t be more excited to leave behind your toxic middle school friend group and finally get elected into student government. You walk into your first period, biology, excited to start your path to valedictorian, but wait! Let’s start with a few ice breakers. That feeling of dread? Of discomfort at being put on the spot? Of annoyance at wasting your time? That’s what it feels like to sit through AUx.
In our new series, “Who is AU?” The Seagle will profile a new community member every two weeks, in an attempt to highlight the hopes, dreams and aspirations of our diverse community that hails from all corners of the New York tri-state area. We want to know more about the real you, and also the administration needs more propaganda to entice naive and innocent high school students.
Over the summer I worked at a restaurant with a staff comprised of predominantly Latin origin. They would bark orders, have casual conversations and make passing remarks in Spanish. Although I don’t speak fluent Spanish, I still understood what they said and laughed along to all of their jokes. One day, an employee asked why I wasn’t responding in Spanish and I replied that I was still learning the language and couldn’t properly communicate. His face crinkled in confusion, mulling over what I said. After several seconds of tense silence, he replied with biting humor.
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. Have any suggestions for #TheFoodMove? Use #TheMoveAU and shoot us an email TheMoveAU@gmail.com.
The AU Student Government referendum to increase the student activity fee failed this week, with 73.7 percent of students voting against the referendum.
Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke on campus about rebuilding discourse during a currently deep partisan divide on Oct. 19 as part of All-American Weekend, AU’s annual weekend for parents and alumni.
Former School of International Service professor Loubna Skalli-Hanna won over $1.3 million in a tenure discrimination lawsuit against American University that was decided on Oct. 15. Skalli-Hanna was awarded “$1,151,000 in economic damages and $175,000 in emotional distress damages,” according to a press release by the law firm representing her, Bernabei & Kabat, PLLC.
Over the past two days, students had the opportunity to vote not just for their Student Government representation, but for a student activity fee increase. This would be the first increase in nearly five years. As reported by The Eagle, the proposed fee increase will be from $88.50 per semester to an even $100 per semester.
The Kate Spade brand and reputation lives on about six months after the fashion icon’s suicide in June. The company has decided to move forward and continue producing new designs and products to let the spirit of the founder live on.
AU volleyball added yet another win to their record after Saturday’s game against Lafayette College, building on a 10-game winning streak.
On Nov. 10, the Student Union Board, Women’s Initiative and WVAU will host a 2000s-themed party called “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” SUB director Bisagna Suh announced in a press release today. The party will feature DMV-based artist collective MXDHOUSE as a musical act.
Basketball activities resumed at AU as the athletic department hosted its seventh annual Chalk Talk Saturday afternoon in Bender Arena. Full of friendly competition, players from the men’s and women’s teams were divided into four small teams to compete in skill-based events. The Chalk Talk concluded with a Q&A with head coaches Mike Brennan and Megan Gebbia.
Bucknell had been leading since the end of the first half. With mere minutes left of game time, Eagles fans began to zip up their bags, collect their belongings and make plans for the rest of the afternoon, walking away from an expected loss. But for sophomore forward Jerry Zouantcha, it wasn’t over. After a few dribbles, he shot and scored, tying the game.
AU Student Government’s Women’s Initiative (WI) unveiled their first edition of their new publication, Elbowroom, in September.
Anyone in the intimate venue watching lovelytheband would be surrounded by an uplifting and positive sound flowing from the stage. The rising three-piece band performed at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Oct. 12.
The following piece is satire and should not be misconstrued for actual reporting. Any resemblance to a student, staff or faculty member is coincidental.
This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I am highlighting specific types of abuse that are either unique to college campuses, such as financial abuse, or types of abuse that are more prevalent on college campuses, such as digital abuse, financial abuse and stalking.
AU students and faculty launched the first student chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) in Washington this fall, according to the chapter’s faculty advisor and AU professor Bill Gentile.
In a world of overly extravagant productions packed with elaborate sets, stages and costumes, it’s easy for live performance to lose its essence. On Thursday, Oct. 4, pop sensation Troye Sivan challenged this trend, illuminating the dimmed mood lighting of the Anthem with his own uniquely impactful yet intimate take on pop performance. Sivan reminded audience members of the immense power of raw, heartfelt connections between musicians and their audiences, allowing the intricate details of his music to speak for themselves.