Jackie Cruz of Netflix show “Orange is the New Black” will speak at AU about Latinx representation in the entertainment industry on April 23, the Kennedy Political Union announced on Wednesday.
When a freshman at the University of Maryland died unexpectedly last November from pneumonia related to adenovirus infection, American University responded promptly by sending an email alert to students about the adenovirus infection. The email included an overview of the virus, an explanation that students with respiratory problems or weak immune systems are more susceptible and a reminder to follow basic hygiene standards.
AU’s South Asian Student Association (SASA) and the Hindu Student Association co-hosted a cultural celebration Sunday, April 7 on the quad in observance of the Hindu festival Holi.
Sophomores will be allowed to serve as resident assistants beginning this fall, AU's Housing and Residence Life office announced earlier this semester. The position was previously reserved for juniors and seniors.
On this week's episode of Beyond the Byline, host Evan Margiotta talks with staff writer Ayelet Sheffey about The Eagle's latest multimedia project, which takes readers inside the financial issues facing AU and how students and administrators are taking action to solve it.
In a multimedia project, The Eagle reported on the current AU financial situation, and how students are working to fight for their financial futures. Any university student in the United States could tell you about how their school is too expensive and their financial aid isn’t enough.
American singer-songwriter Olivia O’Brien will perform at Union Stage Saturday night as part of her national tour to promote her upcoming pop album “Was It Even Real?”
After a video went viral of an AU student using the n-word in an Anderson Hall lounge, students are calling for the University to create a safe space and housing options for black students.
On March 26, the Trump administration released a statement saying it would further expand the Mexico City Policy, otherwise known as the Global Gag Rule (GGR). This is a policy that cuts U.S. funding from non-governmental organizations (NGO)s to hinder their ability to use any funding towards abortion as a family planning service overseas. The GGR feeds into health inequities, prevents non-profit organizations from serving the communities they work in and places the lives of millions in danger.
Note: The ranking system used here is based entirely off of the general vibe I get when walking into each building. It’s ghosts, there’s not really an exact science to it.
If you ask the average student about tuition rates, common themes among their responses will probably focus on the yearly increases and lack of affordability. However, what is also common is that students generally don’t know why tuition continues to rise. This is because the University hasn’t done a comprehensive job of telling them. For this reason, we support student activism on further budget transparency from the Board of Trustees and have seen our job as student journalists to provide further education on the budget.
Pop star Hayley Kiyoko will headline AMFest, an arts and music festival, at American University on Saturday, April 20, the AU Student Government Student Union Board announced Wednesday.
Set to the sound of drums and a sprinkle of rain, AU Student Government Women’s Initiative hosted Take Back The Night, on Tuesday, April 2.
AU’s acceptance rate will be 35 percent for the 2019-2020 school year, a six percent increase from the previous year, the University’s admissions office told The Eagle.
The following piece is satire and should not be misconstrued for actual reporting. Any resemblance to a student, staff or faculty member is coincidental.
Late in the evening on April 6, a video on Twitter surfaced that shows a white student at American University using and defending the usage of the n-word. Soon after, AU responded on Twitter stating that it does not condone the usage of a racist term.
Videos of a white American University student saying the n-word have spread rapidly on social media, leading to outrage from the student body and an apology from the student.
Americana-fused rock act Aaron Lee Tasjan will showcase his third solo album, “Karma for Cheap” at the Songbyrd on Sunday. Fresh off his recent tour with rock band Cheap Trick, Tasjan is returning to D.C. solo to illuminate it with his eclectic musical style.
Indie singer and internet personality Conan Gray performed at U Street Music Hall on Friday, March 29. The concert was a part of Gray’s Sunset Tour, which began in Seattle, Washington, on March 10 and will end in Salt Lake City, Utah, on April 13.