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We question everything but alcohol culture. We challenge consumerism. We pick apart our universities’ financial motives. We play devil’s advocate, debate capitalism and discuss the industrial complex of every structure in America. However, we never examine what systems of power are at play when every year the alcohol industry gets $5.5 billion from college students as nearly 700,000 of us get physically assaulted in its presence.
Editor’s note: This story contains references to sexual assault. Please see the bottom of this story for additional resources.
El Club Cultural Mexicano es un nuevo club en el campus de American University. El Águila entrevistó a Daniel Domsky Tabares que está en su primer año de estudios en School of Public Affairs. Él es director de comunicación del club.
We often joke about the inconvenience of taking the stairs. No one wants to dredge their feet up them, and even people going to the second floor of a building will opt for the elevator. But what happens when that inconvenience turns into an access issue? What happens when stairs are the only option to get up and down a building; what if your university has buildings that are only accessed through stairs? This is a problem that plagues American University’s campus.
Two Supreme Court cases could change the way American University administrators evaluate applicants in the admissions process.
It may take a year or more to know why a building under construction in Tenleytown partially collapsed earlier this month, according to a statement from the D.C. Department of Buildings.
Articles about humanities and social sciences with “most-regretted majors” headlines are common in the U.S. Many conversations surrounding the future of humanities bring into question whether the fields still play a valuable role in our higher education system.
Course registration at American University can not only be stressful, but also inaccessible and costly. The burdens that come with registration are heightened by the inaccessibility of course syllabuses.
There is a lot that goes into a craft. It requires a great deal of interest, love and a deep desire to keep learning. All these factors can lead you to be just a bit better than you were the day before. It soon becomes your passion and you dedicate your world to it. The crazy part is that in most cases, you don’t really know what the outcome will be, but that is exactly why a craft is so special. The process of working diligently at something you love is oftentimes thankless, which is why I think it can become so addictive. That is what athletes, creators, thinkers, artists all have in common — a love for the process. Imagine being all of those things, some people are. Take for instance American University’s men’s soccer captain Jerry Zouantcha.
Editor’s Note: Jordan Young, The Eagle’s managing editor for news and a member of DSU, was not involved in the writing, reporting or editing of this story.
Billionaire Elon Musk tweeted out a poll in March 2022 asking users if they believe Twitter complies with constitutional free speech. “Given that Twitter serves as the de facto public town square, failing to adhere to free speech principles fundamentally undermines democracy. What should be done?” the tweet asked.
“Air,” directed by Ben Affleck and written by Alex Convery, tells the true story of how one prediction that Michael Jordan would be the greatest basketball player of all time led Nike to a take over the basketball sneaker market.
Before leaving the house, American University students check their pockets for the essentials: their phone, earbuds of choice, their OneCard, and of course, the U-Pass. That one piece of trusty plastic is taken everywhere. It is the key to life beyond the campus grounds.
On the basketball court, junior forward Emily Johns is a 6-foot-1 force to be reckoned with. Off the court, she is a soft-spoken graphic design major who loves to spend her free time in the Katzen Arts Center.
American University ranks ninth in the nation for most politically active students. AU’s Student Government is ranked fifth most active. The turnout of the last SG election, however, raises eyebrows at these laurels.
The following piece is satire and should not be misconstrued for actual reporting. Any resemblance to a student, staff or faculty member is coincidental
Some people learn about what it means to be vegan or vegetarian from social media or in class, but others take their education into their own kitchen. Sameer’s Plate helps people do just that.
The Bipartisan Group of American University was founded this past fall semester with the goal of creating a community of students that respect one another, regardless of socio-political differences.
The American University lacrosse team (6-8) fell to the Navy Midshipmen (12-3) in their April 8 game 17-8.
The American University club swimming team, AU’s newest club sport, won Team of the Year on April 1 at the College Club Swimming National Championships.