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. ...

The 17% – Trying to Create Meaningful Inclusion

The 17% – Trying to Create Meaningful Inclusion

Casey Chiappetta and Evangeline Lacroix

January 25, 2017


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In 2007, you could count the number of faculty of color in the School of Communication on one hand. Three black faculty members and two Asian American members. When Angie Chuang, now an associate professor, accepted a role as an assistant professor in the journalism department, she singlehandedl...

Defining ‘Cappuccino City’ – Profile: Derek Hyra

Defining ‘Cappuccino City’ – Profile: Derek Hyra

Paloma Losada

January 25, 2017


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Derek Hyra is an associate professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at American University and the author of The New Urban Renewal: The Economic Transformation of Harlem and Bronzeville and Race, Class, and Politics in the Cappuccino City. He has worked in the U.S. Department o...

Not a Green Eagle: AU's Composting Problem

Not a Green Eagle: AU's Composting Problem

Laurel Clark

January 25, 2017


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The thin white plate in her right hand is still half full, dotted with three cherry tomatoes, a handful of bright green lettuce and remnants of pasta. Pesto sauce and forgotten noodles line the edges of her dish.In her left hand she grasps a waxy paper cup of half drunk water and two lemons that bounce...

Gamma Rho Lambda: Welcome to the Family

Evangeline Lacroix

November 28, 2015


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A product of her environment, Chloe Krueger, a senior,  is a self-described “total effing liberal hippie.” “Being a multicultural woman, I knew I did not fit into a white space,” Krueger said. “I [also] didn’t really fit into an Asian space when it came to Greek life.” She was lo...