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OPINION

theEAGLE JANUARY 30, 2014

Staff Editorial: Athletics program needs to build on current success AU men’s basketball capped their 10th straight victory last night, extending their dominance within the Patriot League. The student section in Bender Arena was relatively full, and for the first time in a long time, AU Athletics appears to be moving in the right direction.

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Featured columns Why an interactive issue? AU should consider changing WONK after backlash by Devin Mitchelll

By now, you’ve heard Kathy Obama for president at Bender Griffin teased Anderson Cooper Arena. on CNN for receiving the AU And the backlash was swift. “Wonk of the Year” award. Cooper stammered in response, struggling Click here for the rest to define the word that he supof the story posedly embodied. As publicity opportunities go, it wasn’t quite Ted Kennedy endorsing Barack

Lessons from Myanmar by Sarah Harvard

When I left to visit Myanmar student body and our generation as (formerly Burma) for two weeks a whole. with the Alternative Break program, I expected to learn about the Myanar people’s fight for a demo- Click here for the rest cratic transition through education of the story reform. However, I didn’t expect that fight to leave such a lasting impression on me, and one that should reverberate through the AU

Print isn’t gone forever. It just feels a little different now. Instead of picking up a paper copy of The Eagle each week, you’ll be able to flip through a digital version on your phone, iPad and computer. With this digital, interactive edition, you can click links to see full stories online, watch trailers for upcoming movies and stay updated, even if you’re not on campus. Over the past year, we transitioned to a “digital-first” newspaper to get news to you in a faster, more interactive way. In November, we rolled out our first email newsletter to keep you informed. And now,

we’re releasing a digital edition as a middle ground between print and digital. As we experiment with publishing a digital edition each week, we ask that you provide feedback. Although we are nostalgic for a print edition, we are committed to serving our consumers’ needs and interests. We welcome you to submit any comments, criticisms and suggestions about the digital edition or The Eagle at editor@theeagleonline. com Enjoy! Paige Jones, Editor-In-Chief

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