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The Desolation of the West: Photo Essay

The Desolation of the West: Photo Essay

Shane Matheu Ryden, Podcaster

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Multimedia, Slider Feature

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Ghost Stories: The Parker Family Murder

Ghost Stories: The Parker Family Murder

Emma Herbst, Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Slider Feature

Clarksdale, Mississippi's infamous true story.

“Here In My Garage…”: False promises from “web influencers”

“Here In My Garage…”: False promises from “web influencers”

Alec Schemmel, Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Slider Feature

Internet "mentors" use misleading language and imagery to gain followers.

Seoul Searching: K-Pop’s Cultural Divide

Seoul Searching: K-Pop’s Cultural Divide

Grace Vitaglione, Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Slider Feature

A conversation about K-pop's appropriations from black culture.

Helter-Shelter: Motel living for D.C.’s homeless population

Helter-Shelter: Motel living for D.C.’s homeless population

Lana Green

December 5, 2018


Filed under Politics, The District, Uncategorized

D.C.'s homeless face tough conditions in government-provided housing.

The District At Dawn: Decriminalizing sex work in D.C.

The District At Dawn: Decriminalizing sex work in D.C.

Taylor Sabol, Staff Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Politics, Slider Feature, The District

A spiritual successor to AWOL's Issue 10 cover story, "The District After Dark: Keeping Sex Work on the Street."

American University: The student wealth gap

American University: The student wealth gap

Rabia Muhammad, Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Slider Feature

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

AU? #MeToo: Tackling sexual misconduct at AU

AU? #MeToo: Tackling sexual misconduct at AU

Katherine Long, Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Politics, Slider Feature

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

Inclusion Delusion: Students of color struggle with tokenism at AU

Chloe K. Li, Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Culture, Politics

Understanding the differences between dialogue and tokenism.

Passing: Multiracial identity in a divided America

Passing: Multiracial identity in a divided America

Gwyneth Morgan, Podcaster, Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Politics

Exploring multiracial experiences in the modern political climate.

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

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

Aqsa Rashid, Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Politics, Sections, Slider Feature

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

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

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

Luci Rascher, Podcast Assistant

December 5, 2018


Filed under Slider Feature, The District

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