Gamma Rho Lambda: Welcome to the Family

Evangeline Lacroix, Editor in Chief

November 28, 2015

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 r...

A Meeting for Change: Students and Staff Discuss Workers' Rights

Julia Rapp

November 5, 2015

On Oct. 29, representatives of American University’s food service provider issued a written statement agreeing to restore the hours of 40 staffers cut at the beginning of the fall semester, returning the health care and ret...

A Slam Dunk Event: AU Slam Team Hosts First Open Mic of the Semester

Evie Lacroix

October 2, 2015

Huddled around the entrance to Davenport Coffee Lounge, poets and admirers alike stood in small groups. Some formed in loose circles, laughing quietly as they milled about. Others positioned themselves off to the side, practicing the ...

Students Against Sexual Violence demand change

Antoinette D’Addario

April 6, 2015

Rallying cries filled the quad after Amanda Gould yelled “I’m f***ing angry” into a megaphone from the steps of Battelle. She was one of dozens gathered to protest the university’s failure to address sexual assault. They gat...

Professor Profile: Kate DeCicco-Skinner

Alex Mazzarisi

January 8, 2015

Dr. Katie DeCicco-Skinner does groundbreaking cancer research at American University in addition to being a professor, a parent and an avid outdoor adventurer. She explains the importance of women in the field of science and where she ...

I’m Calling It: Millennials Aren’t Going to Turn Out

Casey Chiappetta

November 5, 2014

Let’s just say, for argument’s sake, we care whether the Republicans are going to take the Senate, if third-party candidates have a shot, how effective the EPA is going to be (if the Republicans take the Senate, they are g...