American University has once again completed its biannual campus climate survey. If this is the first you are hearing of said survey, don’t worry, because you’re not alone.
Whether you’re looking to get in the Christmas spirit, watch a Korean film or sample tons of unique beers, there’s something worthwhile for everyone to check out in the District this weekend.
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
Hanna Huntley, a 2016 American University graduate, died Oct. 31 in an automobile accident in Armenia, where she was serving as a Peace Corps volunteer. The Peace Corps confirmed her death in a Wednesday news release.
As a former University of Florida student, a former Gainesville, Florida, resident and Polish-American, I was very disappointed when I heard white supremacist Richard Spencer would be speaking on campus at the University of Florida. I feared for the safety and peace of my friends and the community I love. Gainesville is truly a beautiful place and this intrusion is not something any community deserves to endure. Although upset by the announcement, I was encouraged by the students and the community’s reaction to Spencer’s event. Individuals of varying backgrounds, interests and values together protested Spencer and his hateful rhetoric, demonstrating the love and power of Gainesville’s anti-racist community.
Mexican director Fernando Eimbcke headlined a panel discussion on Oct. 25 on his approach to filmmaking. He also gave advice to student filmmakers in the audience.
Hayley Mullins, a senior in the School of Communication and soccer player, died suddenly Oct. 28 in her home in West Hartford, Connecticut, the Office of Campus Life announced Tuesday in a campus-wide email.
Intersectional advocacy is a term that sparked the interest in an 18-year-old Iranian-American woman, a freshman at American University double majoring in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies, to run for Student Government’s senator-at-large position.
The Global Gag Rule is another piece of United States policy that limits what people can and can’t do with their bodies.
The School of Public Affairs hosted musician, author and actor Daryl Davis in an event called “Accidental Courtesy” on Oct. 16 to speak about how he persuaded hundreds of Klansmen to quit the white supremacist organization.
American University PRIDE, previously known as Queers and Allies, decided to make a name change this fall after taking a poll of its members. The new name is more representative of the community and unity amongst the queer and trans community, according to the group’s executive director, Jeffrey Andrés Guzmán.
Women’s Initiative and Zero Waste teamed up to host a pop-up thrift shop on the AU quad on Oct. 23 and 24. The goal was to teach students how to shop for and recycle clothes to increase sustainability. All of the proceeds will benefit the Women’s Coalition of St Croix that provides housing and counseling resources to women in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
American University’s chapters of the fraternity Beta Theta Pi and sorority Chi Omega were both ordered to cease and desist by the Dean of Students Office on Oct. 19, according to AU’s public document reporting the chapter conduct status of recognized fraternities and sororities.
Whispering voices, shrieking violins and unrelenting synth beats.
This fall has proved to be a good time for movies. Whether you want to go to the theater because of all the buzz about movies like “Battle of the Sexes” or you want the classic “dinner and a movie” date, going to the movie theater is the perfect pastime. The only question is: Which theater? Since there are so many options for theaters in D.C., here are a few suggestions that are all close to Metro’s Red Line stops so that a good movie is only a ride away.
The Kennedy Political Union and AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center, led by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, will launch a debate speaker series in spring 2018, KPU announced Thursday.
The AU women's soccer team finished its season with a 3-0 loss to Army West Point Saturday at Reeves Field. The Black Knights (4-11-2, 2-6-1 PL) capitalized on corner kicks and free kicks and put the Eagles (2-15, 1-8 PL) under defensive pressure throughout the match.
First things first: Climate change is real! It has always astonished me how many people still believe climate change is a hoax fabricated by the government in an attempt to raise taxes and expand their power. As if the government created hurricanes -- which destroyed property, hurt the economies of the areas affected, and took lives -- all for the sole purpose of tricking people into thinking that the environment is in danger and needs to be taken care of.
I am a premedical student at American University.