Student Media Board

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American University student media organizations are completely student-run and open to all students at AU, regardless of school, class or major. Whether you're into print or broadcast journalism, creative writing or photography, DJing or directing, you're likely to find an outlet that's right for you!

All groups are editorially independent of the university but rely on student activity funds. The student-led Media Board consists of a representative from each Student Media organization and three chairs who oversee the operation. This collaborative effort encourages an inclusive and engaging educational experience for everyone involved. To learn more or contact the Student Media Board, visit their Engage page or email

Maura Fox

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Maura Fox is an Assistant Director for Student Involvement. Her main responsibilities include advising Student Media, Graduate Senate Councils and co-advising recognized undergraduate student clubs.

Office: MGC 271

The Eagle

The Eagle is AU's student newspaper, in circulation since 1925. The newspaper publishes news, features, sports and opinions online daily, as well as in two print editions distributed each semester.

Second District Records Logo

Second District Records is a record label run exclusively by AU students. The organization is the most recent addition to Student Media, joining in April 2018. Check out the group's work on SoundCloud.

American Literary

American Literary (AmLit) is AU's literary magazine. The magazine publishes poetry, prose, photography and more online and in its print edition distributed on campus once each semester.

Her Campus
Her Campus AU is an online college women's magazine featuring stories and tips about style, beauty, health and more. The group is a local chapter of a national organization.
WVAU Student Radio
WVAU is AU's student-run internet radio station. The station's roughly 80 DJs feature music ranging from indie, hip-hop and electronica to experimental, folk and jazz.
American Television ATV
American Television (ATV) is AU's student-run television station, which broadcasts news and other programs 24/7 on campus cable channels 2 and 15 and streams online.

The Blackprint is an online news and culture magazine published by the AU chapter of the Association of Black Journalists. The organization is dedicated to creating a community for students of color who are interested in media careers.

Photo Collective

Photo Collective is a community of student photographers that connects students with opportunities to practice their craft. The group publishes its photography online and in a spring print magazine. 

American Way of Life

American Way of Life (AWOL) is a progressive magazine that covers social, cultural and political issues. The magazine publishes stories online and in a print edition distributed once each semester.