November 2018

November 2018 American magazine cover

Reminisce about Nirvana's 1993 concert at Bender Arena, meet the funnyman behind a classic Seinfeld episode, take a spin in the new DC Humanities Truck, hop on the Metro to McPherson Square, and unpack a firefighter's tools. Also in the November 2018 issue: the art of journaling, White House history, space weather, mental health, video games, the evolution of science at AU, and Wonk Cat.

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Creative Class

Technology has transformed how people make, sell, and consume content 

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Sine of the Times

AU's new Sine Institute of Policy and Politics established with a $10 million gift from alumnus, wife


All Heart

Yilret Yiljep hits the court for the first time in five years, after being diagnosed with a heart condition in 2013

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Style in the Bag

School supplies have changed (Trapper Keeper, anyone?), but the way students carry them has not


About a Band

On the 25th anniversary of Nirvana's AU show, concergoers reflect on an unforgettable night

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Waste Not

How much does the average American spend annually on wasted food?