Stage and screen star Arnetia Walker is pursuing the one thing she’s always wanted: a college degree. At the age of 63, Walker is a part-time student at AU, majoring in film and minoring in literature.
“I’m sorry. The old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now.”
A well-worked second half goal by the George Washington University Colonials overshadowed a strong performance by the AU women’s soccer team Sunday, as the Eagles fell 1-0 on Reeves Field.
As we settle back into the groove of back-to-school hussle and bussle, taking advantage of all the free D.C. events should be on the top of our priority lists ─especially when they involve free food.
Dr. Fanta Aw, the interim vice president of campus life, will step into the role permanently effective Sept. 1, University President Sylvia Burwell announced in a memo Wednesday morning.
Hundreds of students crowded Bender Arena Saturday night to see New York hip-hop artist A$AP Ferg perform for Welcome Week. This was the artist’s first live performance of his mixtape “
AU has dismissed 18 students and placed one on disciplinary probation for violations of the student conduct code related to their involvement in the underground fraternity, Epsilon Iota, the University
Summer--and swimsuit season--is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean you have to kiss your summer-body goals goodbye. Exercise is about more than just looking great; it’s about feeling great, too, says James Davis, an exercise physiologist and certified personal trainer at the Navicent Health Wellness Center in Macon, Georgia. Below, Davis shares the perfect ab workouts to get you back in the zone.
For new students moving onto campus, leaving behind your favorite local gym can be a bummer. The stress of classes and the infamous freshman 15 can be nerve wracking. With help from Chris Nasti, the assistant director of fitness and wellness, The Eagle created this guide on how to navigate AU’s Recreation and Fitness centers.
Sports are full of polarizing figures, but rarely are any of them related to you by blood. In the case of Los Angeles Lakers’ rookie Lonzo Ball, his dad is exactly that: a big, boisterous, opinionated, attention-seeking, helicopter dad.
Explore D.C. is a two-day Welcome Week program for incoming freshmen and transfer students, designed to help new students get accustomed to the city, while also introducing them to the issues faced by the D.C. community. While many students enjoy the Explore D.C. program, for others, the steep price of $100 may be too much to spend on their first week away. Here’s The Eagle’s guide to five affordable activities for incoming students to enjoy during their first week in D.C.
As an incoming freshman, finding your way around AU’s campus and figuring out how to pay for meals can leave you with a lot of questions. That’s why we assembled this guide on how to navigate AU’s campus with common questions we’ve heard from incoming students and even returning upperclassmen.
The School of Communication professor who is appealing her tenure denial will not return for the fall semester.
One of the benefits of going to school in Washington, D.C. is the live music that can be found all around the city. Have a favorite artist going on tour? There’s a good chance that they’ll be making a stop at one of the many venues the city has to offer. D.C. has a vibrant─and severely underrated─music scene, so make sure to take advantage of it whenever you get the chance. While there are plenty of venues to choose from, The Eagle found the ones worth the Metro trip.
Frequent protests, the selection of a new university president and a hate crime that shook the student body to its core made last year a whirlwind for AU students, faculty and employees.
While AU’s campus may be relatively small compared to large, sprawling universities, many different offices and resources may be tricky to locate on your own during your first year. For example, the maze of stairwells known as Butler Pavilion never ceases to confuse students, and the Kreeger building is…where, exactly? Here’s a comprehensive guide to all AU has to offer, on the quad and beyond.
New and exciting things are coming to Roofer’s Union, a local restaurant in Adam’s Morgan serving classic American dishes by Executive Chef Jenn Flynn. Since its debut on July 20, guests can enjoy a brand new menu that combines both classic and unique mid-Atlantic dishes using local produce.
There are many ways to bond with your fellow freshmen during Welcome Week, but, what better way than over something everyone loves: food? From barbecues and late night breakfasts, to snacks and drinks at a game night, the offices of University Center and Student Activities provide all sorts of delicious food for even the pickiest of eaters, along with other sponsoring organizations. Nearly all of the Welcome Week events have some free food, but these are the best ones for a starving college student to hit up.
One of the many assets that universities in the U.S have to offer is the ability to pick and choose exactly what you want to study. The curriculum is designed, or rather marketed, in a way that promises students that they don’t have to know what they are doing and have the luxury of changing their major even as late as sophomore year. For example, AU requires that students complete general education courses before selecting a major. Many majors are also small enough or overlap with other courses of study, granting students leeway to explore their interests.
It’s a new year, and that means new opportunities for AU on the athletic fields. The Eagles’ fall sports teams will begin their seasons in late August. The 2016 fall sports season was one of the most successful for AU since joining the Patriot League at the turn of the century. The field hockey and volleyball team both claimed Patriot League Tournament titles while the men’s soccer team won the regular season Patriot League title and hosted the Patriot League Tournament.