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Opinion ||: Autism Has Spoken — It’s Time for Alpha Xi Delta to Listen

Noah Leibowitz

May 3, 2016

On April 4, American University’s Alpha Xi Delta chapter presented an Autism Awareness Panel, intended to inform attendees about the realities of autism and encourage them to support Autism Speaks, the world’s leading...

AU Debate Society Ranks Nationally: No Argument

Shelby Ostergaard

April 28, 2016

When someone asks American University junior Frankie Orrico if she had a good weekend, her answer is a bit complicated. As president of AU’s Debate Society, Orrico’s weekends are usually spent competing at tournaments acro...

AU’s Battle to Save Their Bees: Just Keep Buzzing

Thomas Pool

April 28, 2016

Andreas Elterich used to be afraid of bees. That was until he joined the American University Beekeeping Society (AUBS) and realized how important they are to the community, the economy, and ultimately, the world. “It’s n...

AU’s Teach-in on Implicit Bias: Confronting Racism

Lydia Crouthamel

April 28, 2016

The recent indictment in Ferguson may have raised questions about racism in America, but some American University students believe discussing them may be the key to reducing racism among students on college campuses.On Jan. 24, AU...

Students Contest Tuition Hikes: End-ing Debt

Mary Martsen

April 28, 2016

Student debt is at an all-time high, totaling over $1.2 trillion in 2014, according to CNNMoney.Education Not Debt (END), a student-run campus organization that I am a part of, gathered on Jan. 23 in front of the University Bud...

Artistry as Activism: DarkMatter Performs at AU

Rachel Falek, Editor In Chief

February 24, 2016

The lights flash on. Two people meander on stage, and one begins an Indian chant while the other softly repeats, “Rewind my body. There is something I need to show you. I am only here, because my people survived.” Then th...