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Dumpson Town Hall

Law enforcement dispatched to protect SG president


The University dispatched AU police officers yesterday to protect Student Government President Taylor Dumpson after a white supremacist group encouraged its followers to troll her online, Vice President for Communication Teresa Flannery announced in an email to the University Friday morning.

Allyship Workshop May 3

Workshop for American University community tackles recent hate crime and campus race issues

Students, faculty and staff gathered in a packed room in Mary Graydon Center on Wednesday morning for the workshop, “Anti-racism and Allyship: A Campus Conversation.” This discussion was created as a way for the AU community to talk about their frustrations toward the hate crime on May 1 and the fall incidents where African-American female students were targeted by having bananas thrown at them or left outside their dorm room door.

Dumpson at Kay 2

American University hosts town hall to address racist incident targeting black women

The President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion led a community town hall in the Kay Chapel on Tuesday to address Monday’s racist incident targeting black women and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, whose members include Student Government President Taylor Dumpson. “If you had told me [three years ago] that I would be student government president and that I would have bananas put on my campus, my university that I pay to go to, that I put my hard earned time into, that I work to get a degree just like anyone else,” Dumpson said at the town hall.

Section 202 host Gabrielle and friends go over some sports that aren’t in the sports media spotlight often, and review some sports based on their difficulty to play. 

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