If AU's fundraising campaign reaches its goal, the School of International Service will have a completely new building, the McKinley building will be renovated for the School of Communication and the Experimental Theatre will become an extension of the Kogod School of Business.
Despite efforts by e-operations, technical problems continue to plague AU's computer networks, frustrating students and faculty alike. "It is a rare week when nothing is down for a day or two or a substantial part of the day," economics professor Robert Blecker said.
AU students were inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars Thursday at United Methodist Church.
Clawed and student leaders worked with Bon Appetit to raise Eagle Endowment Fund for Public and Community Service, which gives grants as great as $1,000 to students and clubs that want to start community service projects, according to sophomore Mark Seaman, executive director of the Eagle Endowment.
Party enthusiast Andrew W.K. brought his hard-hitting riffs and dumbed-down, but oddly refreshing lyrics to more than 300 fans in the Tavern Thursday night. After playing Nation, the MCI Center, the D.C. Warped Tour, George Washington University and the 9:30 Club several times in the past year, Thursday's show, sponsored by the Student Union Board, marked his first at AU.
Students seeking money for college now have an alternative to scholarships and traditional financial aid, and it can found on the Internet. Karen Kelly, a student at the Northwestern California School of Law, founded a Web site in September called StarvingStudentScholarships .
Democratic presidential candidate Rev. Al Sharpton spoke only briefly about his campaign and instead focused on encouraging students to vote Friday night. Stopping halfway through his speech, he asked the audience if they were registered to vote. More than one-fifth of the audience in the packed Ward 1 room raised their hand to say they were not.
Margaret Cho and her controversial brand of humor have come and gone, but the D.C. area is still a great place to see comedy. Both D.C. and Baltimore play host to a variety of clubs and restaurants that feature nightly comedic acts that are sure to tickle anyone's funny bone.
If AU's fundraising campaign "A New AU" reaches its goal, the School of International Service will have a completely new building, the McKinley building will be renovated for the School of Communication and the Experimental Theatre will become an extension to the Kogod School of Business.
The innovation of new ideas in medicine, engineering, computer science and other fields is essential for America to integrate itself into an increasingly global economy, New York Gov. George Pataki told an audience of 800 students, parents, faculty and staff Saturday night in Bender Arena.