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The Conversation of Comedy, Roy Wood Jr. Explains

The Conversation of Comedy, Roy Wood Jr. Explains

Chloe K. Li, Copy Editor

January 30, 2019

Sporting Beats headphones and a bright orange-red Hawaiian shirt, comedian Roy Wood Jr. arrived at the Mary Graydon Center as the sun set on the District for an event co-hosted by the Kennedy Political Union and the Student Union Board, this past Saturday. “Just letting you know ahead of time, in c...

Has the 2020 Campaign Trail Already Begun? : Elizabeth Warren comes to AU and talks foreign policy

Has the 2020 Campaign Trail Already Begun? : Elizabeth Warren comes to AU and talks foreign policy

Ian Gardner, Multimedia Member

December 12, 2018

“I hope she runs for president in 2020,” exclaimed freshman Jenna Whitaker as the crowded auditorium cleared out following a foreign policy address by Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday, November 29, 2018. The air in the room was electric. Nearly 450 AU and Washington College of Law students cam...

Ghost Stories: The Parker Family Murder

Ghost Stories: The Parker Family Murder

Emma Herbst, Writer

December 5, 2018

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, Copy Editor

December 5, 2018

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, Copy Editor

December 5, 2018

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, Web Editor

December 5, 2018

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, Copy Editor

December 5, 2018

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

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, Copy Editor

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

Inclusion Delusion: Students of color struggle with tokenism at AU

Chloe K. Li, Copy Editor

December 5, 2018

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

Exploring multiracial experiences in the modern political climate.