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5 Hispanic/Latino Restaurants Less Than 20 Minutes from AU

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. 

AU Students Honor the Life of An’Twan Gilmore

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.

BREAKING: AU Plans to Return to In-Person Instruction for Fall 2021

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.  

AUBlackList Providing Space for Black Artists at American

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. 

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