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When winter makes you SAD

(11/10/17 8:47pm)

The clocks have turned back and the afternoon sunlight is dimming earlier and earlier every day. Winter is fast approaching, even if the abnormally warm weather still has me questioning if I’ll need a coat when I leave in the morning. This time of year comes with delights such as Pumpkin Spice Lattes, holiday celebrations, cozy sweaters and warming comfort foods. For many of us, however, it also brings about a type of yearly depression known as Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Concert Review: Brooklyn-based indie rock group Beach Fossils awaken sleepy listeners

(11/06/17 3:33pm)

Beginning their set at 12:30 a.m., Brooklyn-based dream pop band Beach Fossils faced the challenge of performing for a crowd of droopy-eyed, impatient D.C. locals stressing about getting a full eight hours of sleep before work the next morning. However, the combination of superb openers, a rather magical disco ball and the band’s dreamy sound proved to make up for the late start of Beach Fossils’ show on Oct. 24 at the 9:30 Club.

‘Little Women’ peels back layers of visceral storytelling scene-by-scene

(11/03/17 7:03pm)

Soaring from the pages of Louisa May Alcott’s well-known story of sisterhood and female ambition in the 1860s, American University’s Department of Performing Arts’ production of “Little Women” pulled my heart deep into the surprisingly relatable and transformative lives of the four March girls – Jo, Amy, Meg and Beth.

Preview: Field hockey kicks off Patriot League Tournament Friday

(11/03/17 9:00am)

The AU field hockey team has been number one on the Patriot League’s ranking stats for weeks. With 13 wins and only five losses, AU is a the team to fear heading into the postseason. On Friday Nov. 3, the second seeded Eagles will play in the semifinal round of the Patriot League Tournament against third seeded Bucknell at 3 p.m. in Boston, Massachusetts