If I were to list three words that describe this AU Men’s basketball player, could you guess who? Ambitious, driven, and selfless.
The American University athletic department is full of diverse and inclusive staff and athletes, and the women’s soccer team is no exception. American University graduate student, Asia Horne, is one of five Black women on the AU women’s soccer team.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, here are more local D.C. restaurants to support and explore! September 15th - October 15th calls for the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. From the AFI Latin Film Festival to the ongoing bachata and salsa events, there is still time to dine. Instead of creating any kind of Latin American focused list, we have compiled a list of Latin- diverse restaurants - Mexican, Salvadoran, Peruvian, Brazilian and Cuban - that are in reasonable proximity for AU students.
Hundreds of AU students gathered on the quad on September 15 to honor and commemorate the life of An’Twan Gilmore. The vigil was organized by Chyna Brodie, president of the AU Student Government with powerful speeches from Interim Chaplian Rev. Bryant Oskvig; Amaris Levitt, AU Student Government Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Keana Brooks, AU Student Government Student Union Board; Jayden Newman, AU Student Government Chief of Students; and Kayla Kelly founder and director of DC-mutal aid coalition.
Current editor-in-chief of The Cut and former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue Lindsay Peoples Wagner discussed her rise to success in the fashion world and her mission to create a more inclusive environment on Wednesday March 24.
The annual Board of Trustees meeting was held Wednesday, March 3 through Friday, March 5 where the AU administration representatives held a press conference to address COVID-19, plans for Fall 2021, and balancing the budget for FY2022 despite the financial strains due to the pandemic.
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Picture courtesy of AU Muslim Student Association (MSA).
The former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue and current editor-in-chief of The Cut Lindsay Peoples Wagner will discuss her journalism, feminist activism, experience at Teen Vogue, and path to becoming one of the youngest editors-in-chief of a major publication at a virtual event hosted by AUSG Women’s Initiative on Wednesday, March 24.
Following the deadly Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots led by white supremacists, students living in the D.C. area voice concerns about the increased police and National Guard presence.
CNN Senior Political Correspondent Abby Phillip spoke to the AU community on February 16th via Zoom webinar about her experiences as a Black journalist, and how diversity and truth are essential for the accurate presentation of information to the American people.
American University announced in an email from President Burwell on Monday, February 22, that it is currently on track to conduct in-person classes and a full residential experience for the Fall 2021 semester, with health and safety practices, such as physical distancing and masks. The return to in-person instruction will also be followed by expanded COVID-19 testing, no reductions to financial aid, and no increases to the 2021-2022 academic year’s tuition and housing costs for undergraduate, graduate, and Washington College of Law students.
A Zoom screenshot from Oct. 14 of Dr. Yang speaking on the role of the pineal gland (third eye) in our central energy system.
Mary Jane Post-Pandemic awaits the WMATA bus.
The representation of Black stories and voices in the performing arts has always been necessary but, seldom been fulfilled. The disparity in the artistic representation of Black voices is the exact issue that American University’s new student organization, BlackList, aims to address.
BY: SOFIA DEAN
Public health is a field that’s importance has become more evident amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement, exposing how systemic racism has permeated every aspect of our lives.
Photo: Malik Gomes Cruz