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Europe Meets D.C.: Witnessing Election Day through European eyes

WTOP's European interns Alina Braun and Christine Amdam experience their first Election Day in the United States, and are surprised to find out that Americans celebrate political victories.

Saturday - 11/10/2012, 03:19pm EST

Tags: Europe meets D.C., election, American University, Alina Braun, Christine Amdam

Younger drivers more likely to nod off on the road

Younger drivers are more likely to drive drowsy at the wheel than their parents and other older drivers on the road, AAA finds in a new survey.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 09:47am EST

Tags: AAA, American University, National Sleep Foundation, Hank Silverberg, Katie Howard, AAA Mid-Atlantic

Europe Meets D.C.: Fraternities, sororites and Halloween

Editors Note: They traveled 1,230 miles to come to Washington, D.C. -- Christine Amdam flew all the way from Norway and Alina Braun from Germany. This fall, they are studying journalism at American University and working as interns for WTOP. They quickly discovered that Washington and the American culture are very different from their hometowns Oslo and Mannheim and decided to document their experiences. Check WTOP.com each weekend to read about Christine and Alina's "culture clashes."

Saturday - 11/03/2012, 03:51pm EDT

Tags: Halloween, American University, costumes, college drinking, Europe meets D.C.

Europe meets D.C.: TV mania and too much food

Editors Note: They traveled 1,230 miles to come to Washington, D.C. -- Christine Amdam flew all the way from Norway and Alina Braun from Germany. This fall, they are studying journalism at American University and working as interns for WTOP.

Saturday - 10/20/2012, 03:04pm EDT

Tags: Europe meets D.C., American University, television, food portions

American University students launch SafeWalk to protect peers

After a series of groping incidents near American University's campus, students are launching a program in an attempt to keep their peers safe at night.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 10:19am EDT

Tags: American University, public safety, assault, mark segraves

Europe meets D.C.: Drinking and American sports

WTOP interns Christine Amdam, of Norway, and Alina Braun, of Germany, share their thoughts about American sports and our drinking laws.

Friday - 10/05/2012, 03:40pm EDT

Tags: Europe meets D.C., Redskins, alcohol, American University

Substance trumps body language, performance

Lenny Steinhorn, professor of public communication, American University

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 10:59am EDT

Tags: Lenny Steinhorn, American University, presidential debates

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Women report assaults near AU campus

American University in Northwest Washington is under alert after four students reported they were groped by a man in a dark hooded sweatshirt over the past week.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 11:05pm EDT

Tags: American University, public safety, andrew mollenbeck

American U.: No new breast-feeding policy

Breast-feeding policies at American University will not be changed after controversy erupted over an assistant anthropology professor nursing her sick child during class.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 01:54pm EDT

Tags: breastfeeding, American University, alicia lozano

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