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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Law Student's Redistricting CaseTwo things set first-year law student Stephen Shapiro apart from his classmates at American University in Washington. At 55, he's old enough to be a father to most of his classmates. And on Wednesday a lawsuit he filed will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Students Call Attention to Racism on Social MediaAmerican University students are calling attention to racist comments they see on social media and demanding the administration do more.
American University Professor Gets 1 Year in Burglary, FiresA former American University department head has been sentenced to a year in prison for setting several small fires and breaking into a building near campus.
American University Student Reports Sexual Assault in Residence HallAn American University student tells police they were the victim of a sexual assault in one of the school's residence halls on the morning of Dec. 10.
D.C. Mayoral Candidates to Meet For 1st Debate The campaign for mayor of Washington is emerging from its summer lull with the first debate between the major candidates.
Johns Hopkins, Georgetown Some of Top-Ranked Colleges in U.S.The U.S. News & World Report came out with its National Universities Rankings today and some local colleges rank high on the list.
American University Professor Expected in D.C. Court An American University department head who was arrested and accused of breaking into a building near campus and setting a fire is expected in court.
2 Universities in DC Make Deal to Buy Solar Power Two universities in the nation's capital have agreed to a major energy deal to buy more than half their power from three new solar power farms that will be built in North Carolina, the schools announced Monday night.
Law Professor To Senate: 'Outlawing Prostitution Is Unconstitutional'American University professor blasts Supreme Court rulings on campaign spending, saying the court's reasoning also means paying for sex is free speech.
Hundreds Call For Expulsion of American U Students After Email LeakMore than 1,000 people have signed an online petition calling for the expulsion of some American University students after their email conversations were leaked online earlier this week.
Katie Couric Speaking To American U. GraduatesKatie Couric is among the commencement speakers announced for American University's six schools.
US Sen. 'Stunned' By Cheney Torture Denials, Suggests He 'Sit In A Waterboard' HimselfSen. Angus King (I-Maine) said that he was “stunned” at former Vice President Dick Cheney’s defense of torture techniques, saying that if Cheney doesn’t believe the controversial practice is torture – he should give a try himself.
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