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AU Wants Info on MGC Furniture Bandits

AU Wants Info on MGC Furniture Bandits

Chris Lewis

October 11, 2010

viagra price /Mktplace-Tall-chair_opt.jpg" alt="" width="400" height="300" /> The University Center--consisting of Mary Graydon Center and Butler Pavilion--apparently has a theft problem. On October 7th AWOL received an email from Scott Jones, University Center Director of Operations, addressed to "Student Organizati...

What the Hill?

What the Hill?

Emily Kate Edwards

October 8, 2010

Vol. I, episode 1: The Heels of Oppression Crush More Than You Know What could a young and idealistic college student want more than scholarship money? An internship worth bragging about, if you’re like me. Read More »...

Scenes from FreeFest 2010

Scenes from FreeFest 2010

Audrey Van Gilder

September 30, 2010

Friday: What’s Really Behind AFRICOM?

Mike Lally

September 30, 2010

This Friday, the Institute for Policy Studies has a great opportunity for those interested in the role of US foreign policy in Africa. American University Professor Carl LeVan and his research assistant Jillian Emerson will present their findings from a recent paper. Read More »...

Fiesta DC: A Party to Change Perception

Fiesta DC: A Party to Change Perception

Matt Shlonsky

September 28, 2010

If you missed this Sunday’s annual “Fiesta DC,” you missed a lot. It’s an annual celebration of Latin American culture, organized by a smorgasbord of DC Latino groups. But the delicious food, great music, and lively dance do far more than just celebrate the region’s diverse cultures. Rea...

What We Can Learn from Portugal’s Drug Policy

What We Can Learn from Portugal's Drug Policy

Peter Harrison

September 28, 2010

If you got caught smoking weed in Portugal before 2001, you may as well have been anywhere else in the world. The punishment was comparable to most other nations: a fine or up to three years in prison. But now, things are different. Read More »...

Announcing: The AWOL Bulletin Board

Announcing: The AWOL Bulletin Board

Chris Lewis

September 27, 2010

What is it? The Bulletin Board is a new feature here at AWOL. It's catered primarily to AU clubs and organizations, but it's open to everyone. Do you have a story to tell, or something interesting to say that we haven't covered in our magazine? Well, write it yourself. Read More »...

Technology: Not So Evil, After All

Technology: Not So Evil, After All

Amberley Romo

September 25, 2010

Earlier this week, we pointed out how technology may be stunting the mental growth of our generation. And while that may be true for some of us spoiled young folks, there are others of our generation with physical/intellectual and developmental disabilities who are experiencing previously unknown fre...

AWOL Newswire: The Fenty Narrative

Chris Lewis

September 22, 2010

DCWatch's Gary Imhoff continues to provide spot-on analysis of the all-but-over DC mayor's race. According the mainstream media narrative, he argues, the black voters who ousted Fenty voted out of emotion and are thus incapable of acting according to their own rational interest. Read More »...

Clear Illustrations of Racial Divide (And Abstract Art?)

Clear Illustrations of Racial Divide (And Abstract Art?)

Amberley Romo

September 22, 2010

Recognize that image? Here's a hint: red represents white, blue represents black, and that white gap down the lower middle is the Potomac River. Yes, it's Washington, DC. Read More »...

Make It Simpler, (Get) Stupid

Make It Simpler, (Get) Stupid

John Bly

September 21, 2010

Remember when you had to do trigonometry problems using a table of values for sine and cosine? Or when you had to do statistical algorithms using punch cards? Or simple math using the abacus? Neither do I. Read More »...

Tomorrow: Judgment Day for Fenty

Tomorrow: Judgment Day for Fenty

Chris Lewis

September 14, 2010

Tomorrow is primary day. Washington, DC voters will be going to the polls to determine, among other things, whether Adrian Fenty will serve another four years as the city's mayor, or if current City Council chair Vincent Gray will take his place. Read More »...