University college portfolio

A portfolio of stories I've photographed for The Eagle, American University's student-run newspaper.

The Eagle
American University's Student Voice Since 1925
As Photo Editor and staff photographer for The Eagle, American University's student-run newspaper, I covered a variety of stories – from in-depth features to breaking news. This is a sample of my work from the past two years.
More stories can be found on my Pressfolios account:
AU students celebrate MLK legacy at memorial
Published 08/30/11 12:12am
The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial opened to the public on August 22, 2011.
Deon Jones wins South side ANC seat, Tom Smith defeats Tyler Sadonis for North side
Freshmen Deon Jones and Tyler Sadonis vote in the 2010 election. Jones went on to win the vacant ANC 3D 07 seat, which represents the South side of American University.
MLK Day of Service volunteers fight D.C. poverty
By Rachel Karas | Published 01/17/11 7:46pm
Students at American University participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on January 21, 2012.
Students protest at Egyptian Embassy, White 
By Leigh Giangreco | Published 01/30/11 3:14pm
WINNER: Outstanding Photo Essay, VISIONS (American University's School of Communication)

Crowds gathered outside the Egyptian Embassy and the White House on January 29, 2011 to protest President Hosni Mubarak’s regime.
Take Back The Night 2013
Video by Ana Santos. Editing by Ana Santos and Willa Hine.
Posted 04/17/13 1:36pm
Acevedo to raise money for Myanmar student with 450-mile walk
By Leigh Giangreco | Published 04/04/11 10:05pm
Kirk Acevedo (American University Class of 2011) prepares for his 450-mile trek across Myanmar to raise money for a Myanmar woman to attend college.
Police evict Occupy D.C. protestors
The Occupy D.C. camp days before the National Park Service blocked off a section of McPherson Square on February 4, 2012 and discarded the tents and belongings of many protestors living there.
Members of the Occupy D.C. movement.
AU to provide more resources to ROTC cadets
By Allie Mooney | Published 11/22/10 10:00pm
Members of the American University ROTC program practice on the Georgetown University soccer field. On training days, ROTC members wake up at 5:30AM to arrive on the field and start training an hour later.
From Bhangra to break dancing, AU in Motion fuses dance styles for Fall Showcase
Dancers perform a routine for AU in Motion, a semesterly dance exhibition at American University.
Over 700 students participate in annual Relay for Life
By Heather Mongilio and Sydney Kashiwagi | Published 04/17/13 8:50pm
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