Protesters remember the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Protesters remember the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Michael Karlis, Web and Staff Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Blog, Politics, Slider Feature, The District

Hundreds of Turkish and Armenian people gathered at Sheridan Circle in Northwest Washington on Tuesday to protest for what each side says is “the truth” about the Armenian Genocide. Both sides convinced that the opposing camp are liars, stood in the pouring spring rain holding signs and blasting...

More Than A One-Time Problem

More Than A One-Time Problem

Katya Podkovyroff Lewis, Writer/PR Director

April 19, 2018


Filed under Blog, Campus Life, Slider Feature

Courtesy of: AU Dining On Wednesday, Mar. 21, American University was closed due to weather conditions. Students were told that the Terrace Dining Room would operate on normal dining hours, but other school buildings may be closed. Trekking from Anderson Hall in the snow, freshman Colleen Baldwin we...

AUSG Presidential Candidate Jarryd Delaney: Criticized for social media posts and confusing past

AUSG Presidential Candidate Jarryd Delaney: Criticized for social media posts and confusing past

Michael Karlis, Staff and Web Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Blog, Slider Feature

The campaign of Junior Jarryd Delaney, an AUSG Presidential Candidate, is facing criticism this week after social media posts from 2015 and 2016 surfaced in which Delaney supports conservative viewpoints.

Students Walkout for DREAMers

Students Walkout for DREAMers

Stephanie Lopez, Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Blog, Slider Feature

“Let’s march for the DREAMers,” shouts Erika Soto, a student organizer for United We Dream and American University (AU) student. After weeks of planning, Soto was finally seeing her hard work realized as students rallied in front of AU’s Mary Graydon Center to march to the Hart Senate Office Build...

A “Forgotten War:” America’s Military Campaign in Africa

A “Forgotten War:” America’s Military Campaign in Africa

Ben Weiss, Multimedia Director

October 27, 2017


Filed under Blog, Slider Feature

The White House met its quota of offensive behavior this week as the leader of the free world traded blows with a soldier’s widow. America’s news cycle was dominated by Myeshia Johnson’s account of her condolence call with President Trump. This call came 19 days after her husband was killed in...

Opinion ||: Look for the Helpers

Opinion ||: Look for the Helpers

Antoinette D'Addario, PR Director

October 16, 2017


Filed under Blog, Slider Feature

While many argue bigger is better, America seems to be taking this challenge to new heights lately. Barely a year has passed since Omar Mateen killed 49 people at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, which became the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history up to that point. But this was surpassed in magnitude...

Lessons Learned at Boston’s Hempfest

Lessons Learned at Boston’s Hempfest

Michael Karlis, Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Blog, Culture, Slider Feature

“Bong rips are $20, dabs are $10, and edibles are $10,” said a disheveled looking man with a long, white beard as the Grateful Dead plays on vinyl in the background. This was Hempfest. This year marked the 28th annual Boston Freedom Rally, affectionately called "hempfest" by some, on Bos...

Enough is Enough: AUSG & Antiracist Research & Policy Center Hold Rally

Enough is Enough: AUSG & Antiracist Research & Policy Center Hold Rally

Michael Karlis, Writer

October 1, 2017


Filed under Blog, Campus Life, Slider Feature

“Enough is enough” chanted a crowd of around 200 people on the steps of the Mary Graydon Center late Friday afternoon, two days after 10 posters of the Confederate flag with cotton attached to them were found by students and university police. American University Student Government (AUSG) President Taylor ...

Not Your Average Girls

Not Your Average Girls

Reina DuFore

March 30, 2017


Filed under Blog, Campus Life, Culture, Slider Feature

Mawal Sidi and Meriam Salem are changing the way Muslim women are portrayed in media with one weapon—a camera. Through the creation of a web-series called Not Your Average, Sidi and Salem highlight the successes and experiences of local Muslim-American women to reframe how the media portrays them. ...

Fighting for Workers’ Rights One Protest at a Time

Fighting for Workers’ Rights One Protest at a Time

Aya Elamroussi

March 22, 2017


Filed under Blog, Slider Feature

Emma-Claire Martin has been fighting the food service company Aramark since she was young. In the seventh grade, Martin marched to a school board meeting at her Rutledge, Pennsylvania middle school with a power point presentation demanding healthier food from Aramark, who catered their lunches. “W...

Empathy Across Ideologies

Adam Jamieson

January 25, 2017


Filed under Blog

While the Women’s March on Washington was mostly represented by one sociopolitical identity pertaining to women’s rights and social equality, there were several other subcategories of thinkers present, including those with ideals in direct opposition to the march.The march was jam packed, but at ...

A Red Among All The Pink

Aya Elamroussi

January 22, 2017


Filed under Blog

The Women’s March on Washington was crashed by a young Trump supporter holding a sign with “TRUMP” written in bold black print. Surrounded by a sea of pink hats and “pussy grabs back” signs, Andrew, who refused to reveal his last name, walked through the rally before the March began at...