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Student Media Org that aims to push AU to be more critical of issues that deserve to be understood with nuance. We have an angle, not an agenda.

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Are you interested in investigative journalism? Do you want to have you illustrations published with stories? We're still out here for an hour & a half if you're interested or have any questions!
Couldn't make our first general interest meeting? Don't worry, come check us out this upcoming Sunday on Sept 09 to meet the team & learn more about being part of our award-winning publication! See you there🗒
Forget to pick up your copy of AWOL's latest issue before summer started? Don't fret, you can still read all of our incredible stories online! Link in our bio🧡
"Next time you find a new beautiful nook in a part of the world, remember to think about what life might be like if it was destroyed," photographer Emily Watkins wrote in her photo essay on national parks. #EarthWeek
In light of #EarthWeek , writer & PR director @k_podkovyroff wrote an article about the importance of AU minimizing single-use products! Check it out on our blog
In this episode of Ripped from the Wall, Maddi Cole takes a look inside American University's issue with hazing on campus. Link in our bio!
Interested in working with AWOL? Don't forget that applications are NOW due April 14th. Position availability falls from EIC to assistants for the fall semester. Questions or concerns can be directed to

The application is linked in our bio!
AWOL will be hosting author Theo Emery to talk about his new book 'Hellfire Boys', a history of the creation of modern U.S. chemical warfare during WWI, and how he turned his story for the New York Times article into an expansive piece of literature. 
In this talk, we will be exploring in-depth reporting and how AU played a role in the creation of chemical warfare.
Do you care about subversive journalism on American University's campus? Join AWOL's investigative team for print, podcasting, or multimedia! And don't forget to tune in to the newest episode of our award-winning podcast, coming soon!
Staff and Web Editor, Michael Karlis evaluates the AUSG Presidential Candidate Jarryd Delaney's ambiguous campaign. Link in our bio!
Our mag was being critiqued as of two hours ago. What are YOUR comments, concerns or suggestions? Comment below!
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