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Consulting firm used by AU to find new officials has history of unsuccessful searches

(04/12/23 5:24pm)

Storbeck Search, the firm currently being used by American University to find a new vice president of student affairs and vice president of undergraduate enrollment, has a history of rocky searches for presidents at several universities, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Identities: Lo Siento but Yo No Sabo: The unstereotypical Latina navigating through her culture

(04/11/23 1:42pm)

I was 18 years old, walking through the streets of Harlem with my mother. We had just finished touring Columbia University — a microcosm of different identities, cultures and languages housed in the urban campus. I walked past a bunch of people, many of them speaking different languages, even employing a form of fluidity as they switched between English and a second language. 

Opinion: Women’s history is not just for women

(04/10/23 12:00pm)

I decided to take a women’s, gender, and sexuality studies class this semester. Truthfully, I needed a general elective credit and could have taken a wide variety of subjects, but I chose this one, Women’s Voices Through Time, WGSS-150, because I was interested in learning more about women and their actions in mainstream history. As a woman, I was excited to learn more about history that relates to my identity. 

AU alum Sarah McBride talks about transgender pride, legislation and her personal journey

(04/10/23 12:00pm)

The first time Delaware state Sen. Sarah McBride asked someone to refer to her using she/her pronouns, she was a student at American University. It was in the McKinley Building where she first messaged a friend and asked them to use the name Sarah for her. 

Santos, Islam, Wolfe and Comino elected to 2023-2024 Student Government executive board

(04/08/23 1:23am)

Editor’s note: Jacob Fishman, a candidate for secretary is a graphic designer for The Eagle and Taraji Ellington and Aaron Russell, social media editors for The Eagle and now the president and vice president, respectively, of the College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Council were not involved in the writing, editing or reporting of this story. 

Student Government presidential candidates discuss advocacy, campus issues and goals at debate

(04/07/23 3:24pm)

Candidates for student body president discussed their goals and campaign platforms at a Tuesday debate held by the American University Student Government’s Elections Commission in partnership with the Kennedy Political Union and The American Agora, a student-run public affairs commentary site.

Edwin Santos, primer candidato Latino a la presidencia de gobierno estudiantil en AU

(04/06/23 4:39pm)

Edwin Santos es un estudiante originalmente de Virginia, pero de padres salvadoreños. Se enorgullece de ser hijo de inmigrantes y de ser primera generación. Se está desarrollando en Estudios Legales, con una maestría en administración pública. Actualmente cursa su tercer año en American University y se ha desempeñado en actividades en campus siendo el co-fundador de Latinos en Acción, una de las organizaciones estudiantiles con más rápido crecimiento en la universidad. Fuera del campus, se dedica a defender los derechos de los inmigrantes y crear conciencia sobre las injusticias que los inmigrantes latinos sufren. Actualmente él es candidato Latino aspirando conseguir el puesto de presidente en las elecciones estudiantiles comenzando hoy.