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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

A rebuttal to Richard Spencer’s hate speech and ‘ethnostates’

(11/03/17 1:00pm)

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.

Women's Initiative and Zero Waste host pop-up thrift shop

(10/31/17 3:55pm)

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.

Four movie theaters near the Red line

(10/30/17 1:57pm)

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.

What recent hurricanes have proven in relation to climate change

(10/29/17 2:50pm)

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.