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.
American University’s women’s soccer team beat Lafayette College Sunday afternoon at Reeves Field in their last home game of the regular season. The Eagles (7-5-4, 2-4-2 PL) were able to break through with two second-half goals for the 2-0 win.
This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I am highlighting specific types of abuse that are either unique to college campuses, such as academic abuse, or types of abuse that are more prevalent on college campuses, such as digital abuse, financial abuse and stalking.
Washington is celebrated for its historic sights, culture-rich museums and delicious food. With options at all price points and a wide range of cuisines and rising food truck popularity, it’s understandable that the district has a big food festival scene. Here are a few food festivals coming up over the next month.
What have been the highlights of your experience here at American University? Think about it. I doubt all that time spent going to class or laboring over essays comes readily to mind. More likely, your student experience has been accentuated by the times you shared with the friends that you have made here.
Starting Monday at 12 p.m. through Oct. 24, Student Government will hold a student-wide referendum on a proposed raise of the student activity fee by $11.50. Originally proposed this spring, the referendum, referred to by SG members as Amplify the Student Experience, was pushed to the fall elections. If approved, the fee will rise from $88.50 for each student to $100 per semester. The student activity fee is built into AU’s undergraduate student tuition.
The beat to "Dead to Me" began in the 9:30 Club and the shadow of Kali Uchis appeared behind a white closed curtain. She graced the stage in a black lingerie top and black striped track pants and joined her band on stage. She had two extremely long ponytails, making something usually seen on school girls somehow elegant.
On this week's inaugural episode of Beyond the Byline, host Evan Margiotta talks with Eagle reporters about their print stories on AU's alcohol culture, changes to Dining Dollar policies and the special relationship between AU's women's basketball coaches. Plus, Evan discusses the University's construction projects with columnist Samantha McAllister.
She never thought this would be the way she started her freshman year. After a night of drinking in her residence hall, Rachel was transported to a local hospital after a resident assistant believed her health was at risk.
As the sixth stop of their Bambi tour, Hippo Campus will play a surely energetic sold-out show Oct. 24 at the 9:30 Club. Hailing from St. Paul, Minnesota, Hippo Campus blends a pop/rock, The 1975-esque sound with crooning, borderline emo vocals to create unique indie pop tunes. The ensemble features Jake Luppen on vocals, Nathan Stocker on guitar, Zach Sutton on bass and Whistler Allen on drums.
It is well-known that AU is home to research centers like the Women & Politics Institute and the recently launched Anti-Racist Research & Policy Center. But students might be surprised to learn that AU is also home to the D.C. Space Grant Consortium (DCSGC), a program sponsored by NASA.
The stake in fossil fuels currently held by the University portfolio amounts to almost $19 million, according to financial data provided to Fossil Free AU by Douglas Kudravetz, AU’s chief financial officer.