Linking Suspension & Incarceration: Cuffing the Kids

Evie Lacroix

April 26, 2016

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It’s the unruly students in the corner of a classroom, the ones who tell fart jokes instead of math answers. Who disobey and talk back to adults. These are the students that teachers rarely know what to do with. They are the o...

Photo Essay: Même Pas Peur

Jessica Wombles

April 26, 2016

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Not even a little bit afraid. This was the sentiment shared, in English and in French, on Saturday, Nov. 14, at a vigil following the terrorist attacks in Paris. Just the night before, members of a militant extremist group ...

AWOL Newswire Fall 2015

Chris Young

April 26, 2016

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Opening hearts and homesAfter the recent attacks in France, the French government decided to close the country’s borders as a safety measure, and many outgoing flights were canceled.  This left a number of travelers str...

When Will DC Become a State?: The 51st Star

Lindsey Grutchfield

April 25, 2016

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Emblazoned across the bottom of all District of Columbia license plates are the words “Taxation without Representation.” Even today, the phrase has a degree of truth to it. In a nation that prides itself on democracy and eq...

Elementary Bike Program Promotes Health: Pedaling for Progress

Jess Anderson

April 25, 2016

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It is raining, and Marjorie McClure is not pleased. Instead of the hillside outdoors, her second-grade physical education class troops into the great white tent serving as both cafeteria and gymnasium while Lafayette Elementary Sc...

Crunching Stats on Sexual Assault AT AU: By The Numbers

Maeve Allsup

April 25, 2016

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In March of 2014, “Molly” (who preferred to remain anonymous), had a non-consensual sexual encounter with a student who lived on her floor. Despite taking all necessary steps to report the incident and push it to a hearing,...

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