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Artist disappointed by University's removal of statue


The artist behind the nine-foot-tall statue of Native American activist and convicted criminal Leonard Peltier said he feels the University’s decision to remove the work from the Katzen Arts Center’s lawn is an affront to freedom of expression. AU unexpectedly removed the piece, by Ricardo Gouveia or “Rigo 23” from Katzen Arts Center Lawn on Jan.

Gary Cohn

AU trustee resigns to join Trump administration

AU trustee Gary Cohn resigned from the Board of Trustees on Jan. 25 after accepting a position in President Donald Trump’s cabinet as Director of the National Economic Council, Student Government President Devontae Torriente confirmed during an Undergraduate Senate meeting on Sunday. Cohn, a graduate of AU, also left his post as the president and chief operating officer (COO) for Goldman Sachs upon acceptance of his new position.


Vice President of Campus Life Gail Hanson to retire

Vice President of Campus Life Gail Hanson will retire on March 31 following 20 years of service at AU, President Neil Kerwin announced in a memo to the campus community on Tuesday. Hanson, a leading administrator at AU, will retire a few months before Kerwin steps down as the University president in May.

Dunkin' Comes to Tenley

Dunkin' Donuts to open Tenleytown location

*Correction appendedDunkin’ Donuts is set to open a new location in the space formerly occupied by Bloo Moo Yogurt in Tenleytown in early 2017. Construction at the location has begun and will continue leading up to the opening, according to Leigh Catherine Miles, the executive director of Tenleytown ...

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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