Taylor Dumpson, a former AU Student Government president, is seeking more than $1.5 million in court-ordered damages against the founder of a neo-Nazi website for leading an online harrasment campaign against her, following an on-campus hate crime.
Climate change is a big and looming issue, but it doesn’t have to be so intimidating. The (Com)Post is The Eagle’s sustainability series that breaks down topics in eco-friendly living in a fresh, actionable and fun way.
As the editor-in-chief of The Eagle, you learn how to handle just about anything. You can jump from writing a breaking news story to responding to anxious emails from reporters and readers to meeting with your team of editors about the next print edition. And that’s just in one day.
During this spring’s Student Government elections, students had the opportunity to vote on a referendum on whether they would support the sale of alcohol at on-campus athletic games. The referendum passed with overwhelming support, with 81 percent of students voting for the measure. The reason offered for the alcohol sale proposal was that the measure would boost student and alumni attendance and improve school spirit.
A new workers’ rights organization at AU launched in January with the goal of spreading awareness of workers’ rights activism taking place across Washington and at AU.
AU is currently being led by the previous Secretary of Health and Human Services, yet the University does not pay enough attention to its students who experience substance abuse and addiction. Given our intense party culture and that our rates of substance abuse are higher than the national average, it is imperative that AU administrators take significant strides in providing for its students who are struggling with addiction.
As the University continues to make progress on the construction of the new Hall of Science, AU’s STEM community is looking forward to the benefits of a new space on campus.
For the last episode of the semester, host Evan Margiotta talks with the writers of stories in the Eagle's latest print edition including the future of AU dining, the possibility of alcohol sales at sports games, and the growing pains of AUx.
American singer-songwriter Olivia O’Brien performed at Union Stage on April 13 to promote her new album that was released on April 26.
The Anthem was filled with eager Washingtonians who came to enjoy a night filled with pop, rock and soul. The show was a long time coming; James Bay was scheduled to perform in D.C. in summer 2018, but cancellations pushed the event almost a year later to March 3.
With 19 options to choose from ranging from fencing to scuba diving, AU’s health and fitness courses provide a variety of options for busy students to stay active—without having to hit the gym every day.
Officially, AU’s mascot is the infamous Clawed Z. Eagle. However, everyone on campus knows that the unofficial mascot has become the Wonk Cat, a black and white tuxedo cat who lives outside of the McKinley building. Since her first appearance on campus, Wonk Cat has been the recipient of an outpouring of student love, a source of memes and even a way for students to connect with their community.
After hearing about a program that places Harvard students into local classrooms to teach young people about the importance of civics, sophomore Ksenia Novikova had one question: “Why doesn’t every school have this?”
Ifedayo Balogun, a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, didn’t feel confident in the weight room at first. She said that she felt intimidated by confident gym-goers who knew exactly how to navigate the room.
On her days off, Karen Zacarías spends most of her time with her kids, reading and walking her dogs. On days when she’s working, she is in rehearsals for her latest play, writing and rewriting and staying up all night talking with producers and directors.
This academic year saw a renewed focus on campus food, with student protests against the cost of AU’s proposed meal plans in February and the University’s decision to potentially cut ties with current provider Aramark.
Alcohol and games. It’s hard to think of a duo that American sports fans love more.
In the wake of looming global environmental challenges, AU is providing students and faculty with the resources to create and share important environmental messages through a powerful medium: film.
As AU begins to accept proposals from new dining vendors in the next few months, students could be facing major changes when it comes to campus food options this fall.
Last week’s opinion piece covered an important issue - the health and safety in residence halls when it comes to mold. We agree that is important and we want to share what we’ve done to coordinate the work of facilities and housing staff, risk management and the health center staff to address the concerns.