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Opinion: Stand with your striking staff

(08/22/22 12:00pm)

I remember it like it was yesterday. My father carried me on his shoulders and my mother and I carried homemade signs. Together we marched through Chicago’s famed Daley Plaza, protesting then-Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s anti-union policies and providing a midwestern sense of solidarity with our neighbors to the north. Under the watchful eye of City Hall and the Picasso statue, Chicagoan workers, from plumbers to truckers to teachers, of all races and creeds stood together that 2011 morning in unified defense of the value of our work. My eight-year-old self was filled with pride and a spirit of togetherness.









CAS professor and SIS graduate student research for environmental justice in northeast D.C. neighborhood

(08/11/22 11:00am)

D.C.’s Ward 5, a predominantly low-income and black community, contains 1,030 acres of industrial zoned land. For decades, these industrial facilities within this area have been known to cause air pollution and subsequent health issues, but residents of one neighborhood, Brentwood, have decided to challenge this.  






Opinion: The rise of monkeypox and the unpredictability of our upcoming academic year

(08/03/22 1:05pm)

Picture this scenario: imagine a multi-country outbreak of a zoonotic disease occurring and case numbers starting to rise in the city where your college is located. You await an official University response that at least acknowledges the presence of said disease, only to receive emails thanking another million-dollar donation and negligence in drafting a contract with the AU Staff Union. No need to close your eyes to imagine this. This is our current reality. 


Trying to shop zero-waste? Check out the Georgetown Flea Market, D.C.’s powerhouse of sustainable living

(08/02/22 3:02pm)

Vintage posters, golden frames and eye-catching silver line the market off of Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown. Vendors from mom-and-pop boutiques across the Washington, D.C. area join together every Sunday in the name of thrifting and fashion. The market offers everything one could desire, from shoes, scarves, sports merch and silverware. 


Petition calling on AU to extend pass/fail option surpasses 1,000 signatures

(09/24/20 12:00pm)

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on theeaglecoronavirusproject.com, a separate website created by Eagle staff at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in spring 2020. Articles from that website have been migrated to The Eagle’s main site and backdated with the dates they were originally published in order to allow readers to access them more easily. 


Burwell draws on HHS experience at AU to deal with COVID-19

(09/17/20 12:00pm)

 Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on theeaglecoronavirusproject.com, a separate website created by Eagle staff at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in spring 2020. Articles from that website have been migrated to The Eagle’s main site and backdated with the dates they were originally published in order to allow readers to access them more easily. 


Six months on, the coronavirus’ impact on AU is striking

(09/12/20 4:00am)

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on theeaglecoronavirusproject.com, a separate website created by Eagle staff at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in spring 2020. Articles from that website have been migrated to The Eagle’s main site and backdated with the dates they were originally published in order to allow readers to access them more easily. 


Student workers are adjusting to remote jobs as a source of income

(09/03/20 12:00pm)

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on theeaglecoronavirusproject.com, a separate website created by Eagle staff at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in spring 2020. Articles from that website have been migrated to The Eagle’s main site and backdated with the dates they were originally published in order to allow readers to access them more easily.