Summer goodbyes from the staff

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Well, another year gone. As always, it has been an honor to take part in this crazy journey of writing the news and putting the pages together with friends. For those of us on staff who are ditching AU (that’s you, Megan and Ethan), I can’t believe our time together… Read more »

The importance of #ThingsOnlyChristianWomenHear

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On April 18th, in response to a hashtag movement empowering women writers to share stories specific to the female author experience, a movement centered around stories of unequal criticism, online hate messages and sexually-motivated threats, Sarah Bessey, author of “Jesus Feminist,” started the hashtag “Things Only Christian Women Hear.” The… Read more »

Call to administration: Alcohol policy

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We know you’ve heard enough grumbling about the AU alcohol policy to last you a lifetime. Bear with us, however, because we at the Andersonian believe that this issue warrants one last call to action—specifically, a call to the administration. While some students might be under the impression that the… Read more »

Note from a Millenial: We are the future

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By Serena Ellens So they say we are “entitled.” They say that we, the Millennial generation, have come to expect a certain standard of living that simultaneously fosters laziness and discourages patience. They call us “ungrateful” when we waste our money on foamed lattes, the next iPhone or a nicely… Read more »

Running from the silence, escaping reality

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Everywhere we turn, there is something making noise. Silence, it seems, is dead. Not even when we are alone in our rooms can we escape the noise of 2017. From heating and air conditioning vents to refrigerators, from the whirring of a computer to the dull roar of a comedy… Read more »

Conservative doesn’t always equal Republican

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By Josh Senft Conservative. You’ve likely seen this word a few hundred times on social media by now. Whether it’s a word that makes you smile or cringe, Conservatism needs to be defined. Conservatism is a political ideology, at its core, centered around preserving ideas that work, reining in big… Read more »

The Millenial concept is often inaccurate

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Each generation is influenced by certain characteristics and broad swaths painted to generalize. And each time a generation comes of age into the world, the older generations set themselves apart by criticizing and nitpicking the characteristics of the new one. This is currently happening for the Millennial generation. We’ve read… Read more »

Student Government is here to serve you

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By Hamilton Smith When you ask people what they love about AU, they always say the people. Victor and I take that belief to heart. We decided to run for Student Body President and Vice President because we love AU and the people that make this university what it is…. Read more »