Critical. Subversive. Irrepressible.

AWOL

Critical. Subversive. Irrepressible.

AWOL

Critical. Subversive. Irrepressible.

AWOL

Money Woes: Financial Aid at AU

Money Woes: Financial Aid at AU

Kelcie Pegher November 18, 2009
It costs $47,386 to attend AU this year, a six percent increase from last year’s tuition.
Women Athletics: Always Through a Dude's Lens

Women Athletics: Always Through a Dude's Lens

Bronwyn Flores November 18, 2009
An athletic guy is a “jock.” An athletic girl, on the other hand, can be any number of things -- softball players are “dykes,” rugby players are “butch” and cheerleaders, dancers and gymnasts are “hot.”

Foster Care: Future Without Funding

Becky Sotello November 16, 2009
In a country deep in recession and buried in two wars, half a million children are without stable homes and adequate education programs.

Orwell Deleted His Facebook Page

Kelcie Pegher November 10, 2009
When logging into Facebook, the illusion of privacy is given with the password-protected page that a no one should be able to unlock.

Race Riots

Mary Donoghue November 10, 2009
April 4, 1968: An overview of one of the least discussed, but most powerful, events in D.C. history.

The Trail of Tears Continues

Madeleine Kuhn November 10, 2009
Relocated to an arid plot of land and given little to no governmental funding for community development, many Native Americans are still suffering, more than three centuries after the beginning of European expansion and exploitation. Families unable to farm for an aggregate profit are forced to sell their crafts in urban areas, often confronted with xenophobia and racism.
Mitch Snyder's Ghost

Mitch Snyder's Ghost

Chris Lewis November 10, 2009
Over 1,000 homeless Washingtonians inhabit a haunted building.

The Death of Print Journalism

Sarah Allen November 10, 2009
The newspaper industry is undeniably transforming, bolstering Web models while barely hanging on to hard copy. But, whatever the form, news will always have readers.

Blackwater Revisited

Bronwyn Flores November 10, 2009
In an attempt to mend their forever tarnished reputation, Blackwater changed its name to Xe (pronounced “zee”) this February.
AWOL website!

AWOL website!

Chris Lewis November 10, 2009
mc_hammer YEAH!!!

The Ghost of Kreeger's Past

Julie Szymaszek November 10, 2009
With all the emphasis placed on new buildings like the SIS building or the recently opened Kogod wing, at times I turn my attention to one of AU’s abandoned structures – the Kreeger Music Hall.

Confronting Division: Racial Realities in D.C. Classrooms

Alex Burchfield November 6, 2009
Birney Elementary School looms over the Anacostia Metro stop, casting a  shadow on the Barry Farm neighborhood.
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