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Welcome to AU, new Eagles! As you settle into your new home in the nation’s capital, put that U-pass to work and explore all that the city has to offer. We’re talking about museums, monuments, memorials, and that’s just the M’s. And don’t worry: The Metro isn’t as complicated as it seems.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and the Kennedy Center’s Theatre for Young Audiences program celebrated with the musical “Earthrise.” The world premiere commission ran from July 18 to Aug. 4 and is part of the center’s yearlong Human Journey initiative. The show was directed at an audience of mainly children, yet I thought that it was a well-crafted work of theatre in its own right. I hadn’t felt that much whimsical joy while watching a musical in a long time.
New students and returning Eagles have a lot to look forward to during this year’s All American Welcome, the period American University designates from Aug. 19 to Sept. 6 to welcome first-year students and help them transition onto campus.
The Office of Campus Life informed the campus community of the passing of Jayme Schlenker, a recent AU graduate, in a memo on Sunday.
Since the Working Group on the Influence of Slavery on American University published its final report in late January of 2019, it has disseminated the findings through roundtables, AUx lessons and most recently, a display in Bender Library.
Two American graduates have quickly proven that every rule has its exceptions.
A judge awarded former Student Government President Taylor Dumpson a $725,000 judgment in her lawsuit against the owner and a follower of a neo-Nazi website as a result of the hate crime in May 2017.
Back-to-school commercials have returned as a bittersweet reminder that Aug. 26 is approaching. It’s time to grab both new pencils and updated patterns to start this semester in style. Whether you’re looking to spend money on new clothes this semester or recycle trends from the back of your closet, the following patterns and piece suggestions will provide you with options that can help your wardrobe seamlessly transition from the end of summer to the beginning of autumn.
After assembling a recruiting class that includes Minnesota transfer Jamir Harris and three-star recruit Kelton Samore, the AU men’s basketball team earned another commitment from Junior College recruit Connor Nelson on July 16.
Richard Duncan was walking near his apartment in northwest D.C. on June 1 when suddenly, a person in a car driving past him yelled “F---!” and threw a plastic bottle at him.
Summer days in D.C. can get unbearably hot and humid, but luckily National Ice Cream Day allows those spending their summer in the District to cool down in the sweetest way. National Ice Cream Day is July 21, and regardless of whether you were ready for it or not, the District’s ice cream shops are geared up with the best deals and promotions. Whether you’re an ice cream enthusiast or just a sweaty intern with a hankering for a dessert to cool you down, here are the best places to spend your National Ice Cream Day.
After a fourth place finish in the Patriot League this past season, the AU men’s basketball team has added two recruits as they look to compete for an NCAA tournament berth this season.
American University’s athletic department has now partnered with Teamworks, an athlete engagement platform that is used by both collegiate and professional organizations.
Whether you’re interning, taking summer classes, or are living in the city full time, everyone should know about the best spots in D.C. to exercise. While the comfort of Jacobs and Cassell is perfect for the winter, the summer is a great time to break a sweat outside and see the beauty of D.C. While summer can often be stressful and lonely, exercise can improve mental health. These spots are excellent for staying active, seeing the city and soaking up the summer sun.
Chartwells has been chosen as the new dining provider for the University in place of previous vendor Aramark, Chief Financial Officer Doug Kudravetz and Vice President of Campus Life Fanta Aw announced in an email to the AU community on Wednesday, June 19.
American University’s School of Education will separate from the College of Arts and Sciences on July 1 following a resolution passed by the University’s Board of Trustees, according to a statement sent to the AU community by Provost Daniel Myers on June 7.
Thousands flocked to the 2019 Capital Pride Parade to celebrate the meaning of pride for the LGBTQ+ community on June 8. The month of June has been designated as Pride Month in honor of the Stonewall Riots of 1969, and parades are being held in cities all over the world throughout the month.
After another first place finish, head coach Megan Gebbia proved that she had exceeded the expectations set by her five-year extension in 2018. This past week, Gebbia inked a one-year extension that will keep her at the helm through the 2024-2025 season.
The dean of the School of Communication, Jeffrey Rutenbeck, is stepping down to become the provost of Arcadia University, AU Provost Daniel Myers announced in an email to the AU community on May 31.
The water on AU’s main campus will be shut off from about midnight to 5 a.m. on Tuesday following a pipe break on Monday, according to a memo sent to the AU community by Vincent Harkins, the assistant vice president of the University’s Facilities Management.