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Students clad in vibrant lehengas, saris and kurtas alike filled the Tavern on Oct. 19 for “The Royal Jalwa,” an event hosted by AU’s South Asian Student Association. Students who walked the runway of the event’s fashion show wore colorful garments, jewelry pieces and sequined shawls that represented distinct elements of their culture.
Administrators in the School of International Service are speaking out in defense of the school’s offerings for students interested in studying South Asia after students complained to The Eagle last spring about their struggles to complete a South Asia regional focus at AU.
When Fatima Tariq, a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of International Service, approached her academic counselor with questions about pursuing a regional focus of South Asia in SIS, she left the office disappointed.
Asma Afsaruddin, a professor at Indiana University-Bloomington, spoke to students Feb. 14 about gender roles in the Quran. Passages that seem exclusive can be viewed otherwise, she said, and students should think about feminism in it’s plural, as “Islamic feminisms.”
Traevena Byrd will be the University’s next vice president and general counsel starting April 9, University President Sylvia Burwell announced Wednesday.
Tarana Burke, a civil rights activist and founder of the #MeToo movement, will speak at AU on Feb. 10, Women’s Initiative announced today.
An AU student was the victim of a carjacking on Jan. 22 while leaving a friend’s house near the National Cathedral, according to a Jan. 23 release from the Metropolitan Police Department.
James Goldgeier is stepping down from his position as dean of the School of International Service, according to a community-wide memo sent by Provost Scott Bass on June 21.
After the cancellation of their “Bad(minton) and Boujee” event, Sigma Alpha Mu’s GoFundMe page raised more than $3,500 within 10 days, exceeding the fraternity’s original $500 fundraising goal for their philanthropic partner, Armor Down.
Lucca Vaselli, a senior in the School of Communication, was on his way back home from a late-night gym session around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22. Walking down Massachusetts Ave., he quickly talked to a friend, and started again toward his apartment at The Avalon at Foxhall building.
This past Sunday, students gathered on the quad to throw colored powder at one another at the South Asian Student Association’s Holi event.
College of Arts and Sciences junior Bayadir Mohamed-Osman hurried to campus on Jan. 31 to execute a plan that she had been working on for days.
Students can see CBS see a familiar face in tonight’s season finale of “Hunted,” a reality show that involves fugitives and their attempts to evade their hunters for 28 days.
Erin McGoff, a senior in the School of Communication, is using her last semester as a film major at AU to create and produce a documentary, “This Little Land of Mines.”
Buredo, a D.C. chain that’s known for it’s burrito-sized sushi rolls, is coming to Tenleytown later this year.
For AU students interested in rushing a sorority, recruitment weekend came at an unusual time this year, taking place the weekend before second semester classes begin, rather than the traditional weekend following the first week of school.
For the last few months, AU students have attended vigils and protests in response to tragedies and tensions on campus.
Various AU clubs and organizations will go head-to-head today in AU Vets’ All-American Showdown on the quad.
Metro began its latest surge of SafeTrack on
Saturday, this time on the Red Line, which is predicted to affect travel along
the route until the project ends on Nov. 22.