Following the year-long pilot program, AU and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority agreed to renew the U-Pass initiative for the 2017-2018 Academic Year.
The California-based Red Hot Chili Peppers have been a mainstay in the music industry since the 1990s with a funk-laced rock sound that refuses to get tired. The band’s latest tour, for its 2016 album "The Getaway", will bring the group to the Verizon Center on April 12. Some of the band’s most famous songs include “Can’t Stop,” “Californication” and “Dani California”; hits that are still heard on the radio today.
Portugal. The Man took the stage at the 9:30 Club in full force on April 1, exhibiting an upbeat vibe that would carry on throughout the rest of the band’s almost two hour performance.
AU students have some new food and fitness variety to look forward to in the coming year, as two new restaurants and a fitness center are planning to move into Tenleytown at the Tenley View Apartments, a new apartment building very close to the Tenleytown Metro station, on Wisconsin Avenue, near Middle C Music.
You read that right: Nora “Awkwafina” Lum is coming to AU.
Vicky Wilkins will serve as interim dean of the School of Public Affairs beginning July 3, according to a memo sent by Provost Scott Bass on Tuesday.
Dean of Students Robert Hradsky sent a memo to the campus community on Monday to disclose that the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has opened a Title IX investigation into a complaint the department received in August 2016 against the University.
The California duo, Foxygen, brought its infectious pop energy to the 9:30 Club on March 22. Playing a relatively short 13-song set list, the group didn’t miss the mark on presenting its latest album “Hang,” released in January.
If you had the chance to have the chocolate of the world at your fingertips, would you take it?
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Nationwide, activists and advocates are taking action to counteract and raise awareness for sexual violence. This month, while amazingly informative and impactful, can be challenging for advocates, survivors and allies. As a person who works on these issues, I know the month can be emotionally and physically taxing. Wellness is necessary for our sustainable activism.
President John F. Kennedy delivered four important speeches to audience members at AU on March 8 – almost. Instead, attendees got the next best thing, actor Caspar Phillipson, who recently portrayed Kennedy in the film “Jackie.”
The Bridge Cafe will open on April 3 on the second floor of Bender Arena, replacing the second floor of the campus bookstore. The cafe will operate with limited hours as a student lounge for the remainder of the semester and will expand to a cafe starting in the fall 2017 semester.
On his new musical project, Aubrey “Drake” Graham, the artist who has merged the sound of hip-hop and pop music over the past several years, now adds additional new musical elements to the mix.
Junior Taylor Dumpson will serve as the next Student Government president and AU’s first black female SG president during the 2017-2018 academic year, winning 45.7 percent of the total unofficial vote count, according to SG Elections Commissioner Luis Ballester.
The Darkening hosted a town hall for all SG executive board candidates this past Tuesday.
Wrap up March and welcome April by exploring the many events D.C. has to offer this weekend, including several festivals, ranging from music and films, to kites and culture.
When indie-folk band Bon Iver arrived on the music scene in 2007 with the release of “For Emma, Forever Ago,” critics latched to the melancholic vocals. Led by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon, the track “Skinny Love” gained popularity and critical attention, cementing Bon Iver’s legacy in a single album. “For Emma, Forever Ago” was followed by the self-titled “Bon Iver,” released in 2011. Another five years later, Bon Iver has returned.
Every spring, tourists flood the Tidal Basin in downtown D.C. in hopes of catching a glimpse of the city’s pride and joy: the Japanese cherry blossoms. This year marks the 105th year that the cherry blossoms have bloomed in our nation’s capitol.
The Immigrant Justice Clinic led a teach-in, the “American University Student Forum on Immigration,” with two student attorneys and an AU law professor on March 22 to discuss the rights and possible legal options for noncitizens living in the U.S.
Featuring comedy, drama, goddesses, sea monsters and giants, the AU Department of Performing Arts’ production of “Argonautika” will present an ancient Greek myth with a twist on March 30 at the Greenberg Theatre.