Critical. Subversive. Irrepressible.

AWOL

Critical. Subversive. Irrepressible.

AWOL

Critical. Subversive. Irrepressible.

AWOL

AU seniors look back at their undergrad experience

AU seniors look back at their undergrad experience

Daniel Rosato, Staff Writer May 13, 2023

The American University class of 2023 will begin a new chapter of their lives this year after COVID-19 significantly impacted their undergraduate experience.  The graduating class of 2023 were first-year...

Leonard Hall’s renovation and its impact on students

Oni Chaytor, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

Leonard Hall, one of American University’s traditional residence hall buildings, will undergo renovations in the Summer of 2023. Groundwork for the residence hall was completed over spring break,...

Facing femicide

Facing femicide

Neal Franklin and Kalie Walker May 8, 2023

Content Warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual assault Editor's Note: Some of the data included within this story was translated from Spanish to English Sofia Guerra was one of several...

American University ESports team establishes itself as an official club sport

American University ESports team establishes itself as an official club sport

Kate Kessler, Assistant Editor May 8, 2023

American University’s ESports team finished its probationary year as a club sport and is now looking to expand its presence on campus, the team’s president Emma Morrison, who uses she/they pronouns,...

Students visit AU dining for celebrity chef

Caleb Oglivie, Staff Writer May 5, 2023

When Senior Mara Shepard finished dinner, she wasn’t sure where to put her plate. Shepard said she was in the Terrace Dining Room, TDR, for the first time to meet Food Network Chef Jet Tila and faced...

Encampment clearings displace people experiencing homelessness

Encampment clearings displace people experiencing homelessness

Sloan Cole, Maegan Seaman, and Jack Ford May 4, 2023

The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, DMHHS, cleared an encampment located near 13th and G Street NW on April 27, and an encampment located at 111 Massachusetts Ave. SE on April...

DCs march for transgender youth autonomy

DC’s march for transgender youth autonomy

Benjamin Austin, Multimedia Producer May 3, 2023

Queer Youth Assemble organized the “March for Queer & Trans Youth Autonomy” which took place March 31 to mark the International Day of Transgender Visibility, according to the organization's website....

Campus Beautification at AU

Campus Beautification at AU

Benjamin Austin, Multimedia Producer May 1, 2023

Workers from American University were joined by students and volunteers from the Washington, D.C. community to help beautify AU's campus on April 11 and 12. Plants were placed, mulch was spread and...

Drooping rose sat over other plants in the Community Garden.

Growing Community

Maegan Seaman, Multimedia Director April 26, 2023

In late 2021, American University announced an approved campus plan that included the construction of an upcoming athletics complex. The project, titled the Meltzer Center and Sports Center Annex, is slated...

The cost of minimum wage

The cost of minimum wage

Bailey Bish, Staff Writer April 25, 2023

On Nov. 8, 2022, Raif Ahmed was sitting on his friend’s couch and decided to glance at a New York Times poll for the results of a new ballot initiative that would change how tipped workers are compensated...

Safety at a crossroads

Safety at a crossroads

Elizabeth Scott, Staff Writer April 25, 2023

Washington, D.C., residents will receive more traffic safety protections in the coming year as the District moves to further the Vision Zero initiative; however, traffic crashes are still occurring. The...

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