AU and GW Occupiers shut down Bank of America in Georgetown

This weekend proved that you only need a handful of protesters to close down Bank of America. “Bank of America, bad for America!” shouted 14 protesters from Occupy Our Homes DC at the Bank of America on the… Read More

Financial difficulties force American U’s Eagle to go weekly

In a letter to readers, Eagle Editor in Chief Charlie Szold announced that the American University student paper will switch to a weekly, tabloid format this semester. Previously, the Eagle published a twice weekly broadsheet-style paper. Because it… Read More

AU students vandalize Eagle, demand firing of “rape apologist” student columnist

Earlier this week, students at American University vandalized copies of The Eagle, its main student newspaper, over a column by student Alex Knepper in which he calls date rape “an incoherent concept.” Anonymous students littered hallways with Eagle… Read More

DeGioia 63rd highest paid private university president

Makin’ bank The Chronicle of Higher Education recently released its database of executive compensation at colleges and universities for the 2007-08 school year and Georgetown’s own John DeGioia isn’t doing too poorly for himself. With a total compensation… Read More

The Princeton Review likes us well enough (but not as much as GWU or AU)

The Princeton Review just released its annual rankings, and Georgetown got some real nice accolades (registration required): Georgetown was named the eighth best college town, up two from last year’s 10th place showing. We also moved up two… Read More

It’s better to have T-Pain’d and lost than to never have T-Pain’d at all

No T-Pain for you, AU Last week, the Voice‘s Sean Quigley had some harsh words for Spring Concert performer T-Pain (to refresh your memory, some of those words were: underwhelming, lackluster, repetitive, tiresome…). But at least we had… Read More

AU’s student ANC seat vacant, but there’s plenty of mustard gas!

These watchdogs of democracy are busy reporting important national news American University’s The Eagle doesn’t have a reputation for being umm… any good at all. Wrote City Paper back in August: One [AU] writing professor joked that his… Read More

AU students get the flossy, flossy

Are you part of the freshman spillover that every year dominates one floor of Village C East? There are some American University students who totally get you. This fall semester, American University faced a housing crisis and as… Read More

Georgetown ranked 10th best school for vegetarians

Peta2 released its annual list of vegetarian-friendly schools this week, and we’re on it. In the grand tradition of the Jacksonville game, we made it, but barely, scraping into 10th place: Placing in the top 10 for the… Read More

AU professor just looking for some Modern Love

This week’s edition of Modern Love, the New York Times’ treacly Sunday Styles feature, comes from Randon Billings Noble, a literature professor at American University.  “War Weary From a Dangerous Liaison” is about a Valentine’s Day email from… Read More