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Green roofs could be the answer to clean D.C.'s rivers

D.C. wants to make the Anacostia fishable and swimable in 18 years. Could a green roof help?

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 06:30am EDT

Tags: green roofs, Rachel Nania, pollution, rivers

Local beekeepers grow population as activists target garden centers

More than 250,000 people have signed an online petition asking major garden centers to stop treating their plants with pesticides that have been shown to contribute to the collapse of honey bee colonies.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: bee, bees, beekeeping, SumofUs.org petition, Eve Bratman, Beekeeping Society, Megan Cloherty

Presidential push combats campus sexual assault

The Obama administration is cracking down on an issue that affects thousands of college women throughout the country: sexual assault.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 03:08pm EDT

Tags: sexual assault, White House, Leslie Morgan Steiner

American U. investigates fraternity's offensive emails

Emails and text messages that included talk about raping women and doing drugs, as well as racist, sexist and homophobic language, have prompted an investigation at American University.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 12:09am EDT

Tags: michelle basch,

D.C. college ranked one of 'greenest campuses'

During this season of college acceptance letters, high school students across the country are making difficult decisions about where to spend their next four years. To aid in this process, the website Niche compiles weekly ranked lists of a variety of factors, the most recent of which has placed American University in the top three.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 03:37am EDT

Tags: greenest campuses, niche, College

AU scores big win, but little buzz

At American University, there's little buzz on campus surrounding the men's basketball team's big win in Boston. But it's still hoping for a Cinderella story.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 03:16pm EDT

Tags: Boston, basketball

Caffeine could pose a bigger health problem for some

Many people are dependent on their morning coffee or tea, perhaps a little more dependent than they'd like to be. But for some, it's causing a larger health issue.

Friday - 01/31/2014, 06:04am EST

Tags: coffee, caffiene, Megan Cloherty

New coach has American off to 8-0 start in Patriot

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 09:41am EST

Tags: Mike Brennan,

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