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American University: The student wealth gap

Art by Rabia Muhammad

Rabia Muhammad, Writer

December 5, 2018

Low-income minority students struggle to find their place in private universities.

AU? #MeToo: Tackling sexual misconduct at AU

Art by Liana Bernstein

Katherine Long, Magazine Director

December 5, 2018

Trigger Warning: Topics such as sexual assault and harassment will be discussed throughout the course of this article.

Inclusion Delusion: Students of color struggle with tokenism at AU

Graphics by Jake Raimer

Chloe K. Li, Editorial Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2018

Understanding the differences between dialogue and tokenism.

Passing: Multiracial identity in a divided America

Art by Rabia Muhammad and Ben Black

Gwyneth Morgan, Podcaster, Writer

December 5, 2018

Exploring multiracial experiences in the modern political climate.

First World Problems: The West’s indifference towards the Rohingya crisis

Art by Rabia Muhammad

Aqsa Rashid, Writer

December 5, 2018

Western media and governments give the crisis lip service, but little action.

Steps to Recovery: The opioid epidemic in D.C.

Art by Gillian Ferreira

Luci Rascher, Podcaster

December 5, 2018

Combatting opioid abuse amongst teens and young adults in the DMV.

Professor Profile: Margaret Stogner

Photo courtesy of Margaret Stogner

Braeden Waddell, Multimedia Editor in Chief

December 5, 2018

Environmental Media Today: An interview with Margaret Stogner, the executive director of AU's Center for Environmental Filmmaking, helped give a perspective on the interaction between contemporary environmental film and the world of internet and social media.

Snap Into Focus: The fight for food security

Art by Gillian Ferreira

Emily Martin

December 5, 2018

SNAP continues to run older legislations after Farm Bill expires.

Behind the Curtain: AU’s Board of Trustees, Part III

Behind the Curtain: AU's Board of Trustees, Part III

Savanna Strott

November 28, 2018

The information available to students about the Board is limited. The governing laws and policies of the Board are accessible online, but confidentiality policies restrict what else is available to the public.

Behind the Curtain: AU’s Board of Trustees, Part II

Behind the Curtain: AU's Board of Trustees, Part II

Savanna Strott

November 19, 2018

Diversity and inclusion have become a large part of American University’s focus in recent years. A $61 million focus, in fact, for fiscal year 2019.

Behind the Curtain: AU’s Board of Trustees, Part I

Behind the Curtain: AU's Board of Trustees, Part I

Savanna Strott

November 14, 2018

American University President Sylvia Burwell will present her “strategic plan” to the Board of Trustees during their meetings this Thursday, Nov. 15, and Friday, Nov.16. The plan, which Burwell has been developing for the past year, will roll out in Jan. 2019 and will guide AU for the next five years, she announced at an event in October.

University Administration, Student Government Slow to React to Allegations of Hazing Against Former AUSG President

University Administration, Student Government Slow to React to Allegations of Hazing Against Former AUSG President

Benjamin S. Weiss and Will Fowler

November 9, 2018

Editor’s Note: This article is the culmination of a ten-month investigation into the administrative, Greek life, and student government reactions to former SG president Taylor Dumpson’s resignation in January 2018. An internal investigation by a major sorority’s national headquarters found th...