Coming soon to AJU. Photo: Alice Campbell
by Michael “Mick” McCaughey
Playing in the dirt has become a growing trend among American universities.
Many colleges have established student-operated organic gardens onto their campuses. On the list of schools who have already implemented this garden program are UCLA, Berkeley and Princeton. And it looks as if this semester will bring AJU into their company. Ashley Wolf, this year’s ASAJU treasurer, is trying to make the long-discussed garden a reality. Read more »
by Cameron Dean
Although AJU does not possess the academic reputation of Harvard, or the athletic prestige of USC, it stands out amongst the pack of private colleges in the country. Our student body is small in comparison, but our heart, drive, and will are greater than many of the others’. Read more »
By Shana Weitzen
Always look where you're going. Photo: calignosus, via Flickr
On June 3, 2011, Indiana University student Lauren Spierer went missing. Since then, her parents have been in Indiana actively searching for answers and consulting detectives. This past Thursday, the Spierers appeared at the on campus concert, “Shine for Lauren”, to ask for help and to educate students on safety. Lauren’s disappearance is alarming. Unfortunately, she is not the only victim in the news. Read more »
The Getty Museum. Photo: PB-PSBear
By Emily Bayer and Karin Ziv
Many students living on campus argue that once the week transitions into the weekend they are left stranded on Mulholland with a lack of activities. But do not fear! There is a free and fun local scene to be discovered! Museums, bars, live music and restaurants that are either free or offer student discounts all lie within a 15-mile radius of AJU.
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By Sara Gold
As an incoming student this semester, I had the opportunity to participate in AJU’s orientation activities on campus as well as attend the First Year Tiyul to the Brandeis-Bardin Institute in Simi Valley from September 9 to 11. In this first-person account, I take you through the events of this year’s orientation at the Brandeis-Bardin campus. Read more »