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Student Voices highlights the work of American University students.

An interview with Lydia Calitri for the Julian Bond Oral History Project, sponsored by the School of Public Affairs at American University. Conducted by Cayla Fox and Elizabeth Groux, members of the American University class of 2020, in Washington, D.C. on October 16th, 2019.

Lydia Calitri, a senior at American University and a member of the class of 2020, is the Editor-in-Chief of The Eagle, the official newspaper of American University. Here, she talks about her personal and family background, the people, events and experiences that formed her social and political consciousness, the role of student journalism in campus life and contemporary politics.

The Student Voices page of the Julian Bond Oral History Project features the work of students at American University. On occasion, this page will feature interviews conducted by American University students with civil rights activists past and present. Other times, we will feature interviews with American University students about their own work in politics and social activism.

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