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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...

Questioning the Extent of Free Speech: Je Suis Charlie

Liza Layer

April 28, 2016

The world came out in support for satire in January, as cartoonists rallied for a magazine that made a business out of criticizing popular beliefs. They formed part of the  movement known as “Je suis Charlie,” translated ...

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...

The Home Front: Where the Recession Really Matters

Richard Phillips

April 9, 2016

If the recession ended a year ago, why does it feel like our economy is still in shambles? Turn on any news station and you will be bombarded with people and institutions to blame. It’s the Obama administration’s fault. It’s t...

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...