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Staff editorial: Proposed meal plan changes tap into wider discourses of college affordability and food insecurity

(03/06/19 9:41pm)

On Jan. 31, AU Dining held a public meeting in the University Club attended by eight students. During the meeting, the University’s dining services shared their proposals to increase the minimum costs of meal plans for sophomores by about $2,000. 

The (Com)Post: How Zero Waste Club promotes sustainable lifestyle choices on campus

(03/06/19 1:00pm)

Climate change is a big and looming issue, but it doesn’t have to be so intimidating. The (Com)Post is The Eagle’s new sustainability series that breaks down topics in eco-friendly living in a fresh, actionable and fun way. Check out our first installment of a staff writer making a zero waste meal.

Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition by three percent in fiscal years 2020 and 2021

(03/02/19 12:01am)

Following a student protest over rising tuition and college affordability Thursday, the Board of Trustees voted Friday to increase tuition by 3 percent for both fiscal years 2020 and 2021. The cost of attendance at the University will go up by 2.3 percent in 2020 and 2.4 percent in 2021, according to data provided by the board. 

Senate committee releases finance report outlining SG budget allocations, student stipends

(02/28/19 10:38pm)

In a report released by the Student Government Senate Finance Committee, SG members addressed the organization’s budget transparency issues, along with outlining stipend allocations to student leaders and recommending financial steps that SG could take to improve students’ trust in its decisions.  

Opinion: D.C. mold law changes would help students in off-campus housing

(02/26/19 2:45am)

The D.C. City Council is considering important new regulations for mold remediation in the District after an investigation by the NBC Washington I-Team revealed a pattern of mold problems and lack of housing law enforcement in D.C. The new regulations are essential for addressing ongoing and pervasive mold problems in D.C. housing.