July 2018

July 2018 Cover

Meet the trailblazers who founded AU’s first black student union, sink your teeth into a Bitcoin primer, hop on the Metro to Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan, and get to know a few of AU’s Houstonians. Also in the July issue: the State Department’s most dangerous civil servant and a cyclist’s tools of the trade.

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We Are Family

This Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars cohort is closer than most


Faster Than Fear

Runner Brianna Belo consistently beat her toughest foe—herself


Hoop Dreams

Lifelong minor leaguer captivates the NBA

Rubbing Elbows

Broadcast News

There's a chance this SOC alum dispatched that AP headline straight to your smartphone


This I Know: Nature

Hiking the Appalachian Trail, exposing city kids to the great outdoors, protecting public lands, grappling with the end of nature


DC Thinkers and Doers

AU must be a part of, not apart from, Washington's people and neighborhoods