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Student musicians explore the stage as 'shared space’ in AU workshop

(12/07/18 8:56pm)

On Nov. 16, student musicians, soloists and directors of varying musical backgrounds and specializations came together in Abramson Family Recital Hall to create a cohesive, interconnected performance that embodied not only musical coexistence, but also musical accordance. The American University Workshop: Shared Space showcased a variety of music styles from classical to jazz. Instruments adapted smoothly to its challenging and diverse selection, alternating seamlessly between various time signatures and dynamics.






Opinion: Vague bullying prevention efforts do more harm than good

(12/05/18 5:20pm)

Bullying prevention campaigns and policies have exploded in popularity over the past few years. In part, this is due to the hard work of activists trying to make schools safer for everyone. But the vague language of bullying prevention has also been stretched so thin that it can be used to justify almost anything, from forcing girls to wear skirts and to never say no to boys to pushing discriminatory private school vouchers.



Sa’eed Nelson has been "a monster" this season, and his performance against Wagner proves it

(12/04/18 5:05pm)

There’s 30 seconds left in the game and the Eagles are down 60-55. Junior guard Sa’eed Nelson dribbles the ball up the court, moves it a little, then shoots a contested 3-point jumper. He scores, bringing the Eagles within 2 points with only 22 seconds left on the clock.


Men’s head soccer coach Todd West parts ways with AU athletics

(12/04/18 12:41am)

The AU athletic department declined to renew men’s soccer head coach Todd West’s contract last week, according to a department press release. West, who served as head coach for 19 seasons and led the team to nine Patriot League finals and three NCAA tournament appearances, said that he was “surprised” by the department’s decision.


Trailblazing trans athlete Harrison Browne shares his journey

(12/03/18 11:30pm)

Harrison Browne spent six years having two identities. He was Hailey Browne, the gay athlete trying to get through college, and he was Harrison Browne, the trans man who was trying to find his place in the world with his true identity. These identities affected the one thing he loved more than anything in the world: hockey. He kept his true identity a secret throughout college because it would put his hockey scholarship in jeopardy.