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Review || Film: "She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry" and the history of the feminist movement

Rachel Falek, Editor In Chief

February 20, 2015

The documentary “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” premiered at the E Street Cinema on Feb. 13 and now screening at 82 cinemas across the country. Award-winning documentary producer, Mary Dore, directed the movie. Dore has pro...

Opinion || The U.S. savior complex in Ukraine: The case for peace

Antoinette D’Addario

February 19, 2015

600 U.S. troops will be flying out of Vicenza, Italy next month to Ukraine to help train National Guard troops, a Pentagon spokesman told Fox News this week. Over the last year, Ukraine has distanced itself from the European Union. With this distance came a rise in crime in the...

Review || Television: “Pie-Mary,” The most feminist episode of “Parks and Recreation” ever

Alexa Marie Kelly

February 18, 2015

“Parks and Recreation” is my favorite show. From its well-developed characters to its plucky optimism to just being outright hilarious, the show has much about it to love. And to miss, since the sitcom is in its seventh an...

Review || Film: It Had Great Potential, But "Horns" Missed the Point

Jessica Wombles

February 15, 2015

“The boy who lived” finally went to hell in Daniel Radcliffe’s 2013 role as Ig in the new-to-Netflix fantasy horror, “Horns.” Ig Perrish and Merrin Williams are everyone’s favorite star-crossed couple, until Merrin ...

What’s all that yakking about?

Megan Yoder

February 7, 2015

Yik Yak may be relatively new, but the anonymous college gossip site is anything but. For context, the first anonymous forum where college students could anonymously post campus gossip was started by [email protected] in 2006. It was only ...

Review || Film: Ivory Tower and its Failed Call to Action

Pamela Huber

February 5, 2015

This 2014 Sundance darling focuses a critical lens on higher education in America as a time when the institution is reaching its breaking point and student debt soars above one trillion dollars. The documentary by esteemed direct...

Opinion || Policing with force: The problem with police brutality

Laura Saini

February 4, 2015

Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old African American boy, was playing outside a recreation center with a toy gun. Two police officers arrived at the scene after receiving a 911 call about suspicious activity. Within two seconds of exiting the...

Too much new news for us

Too much new news for us

December 8, 2014

Pass the bottle, bypass the bowl?

Maura Fennelly

December 1, 2014

Some freshmen begin their time at American University without having sipped a drop of alcohol or smoked a puff of weed. For the purposes of this article, "Sarah" is the name used to represent a completely made-up freshman who ha...