Critical. Subversive. Irrepressible.

AWOL

Critical. Subversive. Irrepressible.

AWOL

Critical. Subversive. Irrepressible.

AWOL

Plack designating Roper Hall, a dorm building in the area behind the School of International Service.

More than a dorm

Ela Hernandez, Podcast Producer July 20, 2023

Students within American University Black Affinity Housing said that the program is essential for fostering community among Black students, but there is room for improvement.  Junior Michael Brown...

Clawing for school spirit

Though the mystery of who’s under the Clawed Z. Eagle mask at any particular time still remains, Clawed has been a uniting figure for American University students, as they cheer alongside him at sports...

Meal Plans are changing, here’s how

Kalie Walker, Staff Editor July 10, 2023

American University students will have the option to select a new meal plan before Aug. 1, when tuition and fee payments are due, after the university announced a new meal plan for the Fall 2023 semester...

Enfrentando Feminicidio

Enfrentando Feminicidio

Neal Franklin and Kalie Walker May 21, 2023

Aviso de Contenido: Este articulo contiene descripciónes de agresión sexual Nota del Editor: Este artículo fue traducido de inglés a español Sofia Guerra, miembro del Club de la Cultura...

Ward 5 residents call attention to thefts during a September ANC Meeting

Francine Worsoff, Staff Writer May 21, 2023

Residents of the District’s Ward 5 neighborhoods, including Brookland and Langdon, said during a Sep. 30, 2022, meeting of the Ward 5B Advisory Neighborhood Committee, ANC, that they had been affected...

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....

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