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Roundup: Five stylish small businesses in the DMV

(08/24/22 4:00am)

Shopping small is an important part of supporting your local community. The DMV offers a wide variety of locally owned boutiques, consignment shops and small businesses ideal for revamping closets for the approaching school year. Though choosing from all the small businesses in the area can be difficult, The Eagle has five recommendations with a wide variety of style and price ranges that are perfect for a fall shopping spree. 

As bike safety remains a prevalent issue in the district, students and faculty look to advancements in infrastructure and incentive programs

(08/23/22 12:00pm)

In July, three D.C. cyclists were killed in separate accidents. Now the Washington Area Bicyclists Association is demanding the city enact new laws to keep bikers safe. 

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.