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Tarana Burke, creator of the #MeToo movement, came to American University on Saturday, February 10th, 2017 to speak to students and faculty about fighting sexual violence through activism. Burke shared her own experiences as well as empowered students to actively combat sexual violence. By Sophie Austin.

Many Catalonians have wanted independence for generations because of their distinct cultural identity. But despite being one of the most prosperous communities in the country, they have yet to be be granted independence from Spain.

Learn more about the importance of Catalonia's Independence Movement by Marcela Royo

  Actor, philanthropist and businesswoman Gabrielle Union came to American University’s Bender Arena to speak about her continuous journey in becoming a more fulfilled version of her true self.

Don't forget to pick up a copy of her latest book, We're Going To Need More Wine.

Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem to protest the unjust system of police brutality and racism in America. A year later, many other NFL players have followed his lead.

But in the presidency of Trump, is taking a knee disrespecting America or standing up for rights?

Hurricane season is nowhere near its end. Hurricane Irma and many other natural disasters this past month have left multiple islands and cities in ruins.

Our blogger and Miami-native Marcela Royo tells her personal perspective on Hurricane Irma and its effects on her loved ones and city. 

New to D.C.? The summer may be slipping away, but September and October are packed with events that will make you love the fall just as much. 

Let the fall festivities begin.

For those school supplies and clothes you don’t need, D.C. has multiple nonprofit organizations that accept donations throughout the fall semester.

One kind gesture goes a long way.