American University's annual Founders Ball took place on March 3rd, 2018 and celebrated the 125th anniversary of American University's founding. This year the ball was hosted at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, and students had the opportunity to access everything the museum has to offer. Photos by Marketing Manager Jeremy McLane.
On December 5th, KPU, AUSG Women’s Initiative, AU Resist, AU College Democrats, and Panhellenic Council welcomed Heather Booth to watch her film titled Heather Booth: Changing the World. There was an opportunity for Q&A with Booth after the film was screened. Photos by Staff Photographer Carol Wright.
On November 12th, SPA hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for students to attend. Photos by Staff Photographer Maya Costanzo.
On November 29, the School of Public Affairs and the Kennedy Political Union sponsored the Hill's Newsmaker Series in Constitution Hall featuring Congresswoman Mia Love. Photos by Staff Photographer Faith Hornor.
No Lost Generation AU brought its second fundraising gala on Saturday, November 18th featuring empowering keynote addresses, brilliant performances, and great community exhibitions. All proceeds from the event were donated to benefit the Helping Hand for Relief and Development Syria Humanitarian Assistance Fund. Photos by Staff Photographer Jeremy McLane.
On November 10th, Zeta Psi brought in local hip-hop artist Ace Cosgrove to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank. Attendees donated non-perishable food items to be admitted to the concert. Photos by Staff Photographer Veronica Robertson.
On November 18, Congressman John Lewis addressed the AU community in MGC 3-5. The event was hosted by the AUSG Kennedy Political Union and co-sponsored by the AU Intercultural Greek Collective. Photos by Staff Photographers Andrew Yianne and Keira Waites.
On November 9th, Chocolate City authors
On October 29th, Mu Beta Psi hosted its second annual Fall Gala in Butler Boardroom, featuring food, raffle baskets, and performances from many of AU's best musicians. All ticket proceeds were donated to the Sitar Arts Center, an organization that provides arts education to kids in DC. Photos by Marketing Manager Matt Francisco.
The AU South Asian Student Association hosted a night of lights, music, and art in the Amphitheater on October 24th. To teach students more about past and future South Asian holidays and festivals, they lit diyas and drew rangolis with chalk. Photos by Staff Photographer Jeremy McLane.