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Full transcript: Burwell sits down with The Eagle to talk diversity and inclusion plan

(01/30/18 3:04pm)

Just one month after someone hung bananas from string tied like nooses across campus, Sylvia Burwell took the helm of the University as its 14th president. Now, the school is releasing a comprehensive plan for diversity, equity and inclusion, spearheaded by Burwell since she assumed her role in June.




Staff editorial: In support of Latinx students targeted by the anti-immigration poster campaign

(01/29/18 5:10pm)

The AU Latinx and immigrant communities were recently the target of xenophobic rhetoric in posters plastered around campus. The Eagle stands firm in its commitment to Latinx and undocumented students. We support, love and wish to uplift the Latinx community here at American University.


Growing up with xenophobia and racism in the U.S. and at American University

(01/29/18 4:50pm)

Last Monday marked yet another unfortunate day for the University when anti-immigration posters were found around several buildings on campus. However, it isn’t the act itself that makes it tragic anymore, but rather the fact these hate crimes have become so repetitive at AU that the shock factor they are meant to have is slowly fading.