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Never Forget: But Only Selectively Remember?

Never Forget: But Only Selectively Remember?

John Bly

September 11, 2010

September 11th, 2001 was a day for the history books. It marked a day in America's history that few of us who lived through it are likely to forget. But, what exactly are we going to remember? Read More »...

Photos: Across the Water

Photos: Across the Water

Chris Lewis

September 8, 2010

Ferry across the Havana Bay in Cuba, earlier this year. In 2003 one of these boats was hijacked by Cubans in an attempt to reach the United States....

Labor Day: Sayonara to Summer

Labor Day: Sayonara to Summer

Amberley Romo

September 7, 2010

In the year 2010, Labor Day means family get-togethers, picnics, and barbeque, the heralding of a new football season, and the last sweet bit of summer before really getting back into the school grind. Read More »...

Unemployment: The Last Nail in Fenty’s Coffin?

Unemployment: The Last Nail in Fenty's Coffin?

Steve Spires

September 6, 2010

viagra prices t="300" />Vincent Gray supporters were elated following last Wednesday’s mayoral debate at the Newseum sponsored by the Washington Post. Read More »...

Photos: Fenty Sign

Photos: Fenty Sign

Chris Lewis

September 5, 2010

37th and T Streets, NW, this morning.

Photo: Small People

Photo: Small People

Chris Lewis

September 4, 2010

Panama Canal, 2009.

Paper Towels and a LEED Certification?

Paper Towels and a LEED Certification?

Steve Spires

September 2, 2010

The new School of International Service building has been touted as one of the “greenest,” LEED-certified building in the District of Columbia, in sync with American University’s commitment to sustainability and good global citizenship. The building is visually impressive, and does incorporat...

“Wonk? Really?”

Peter Harrison

August 30, 2010

I was in Dupont Circle a few weeks ago when one of my friends began to giggle and nudged me, directing my attention to a group across the street. I looked them up and down, trying to figure out what I was supposed to find amusing. They appeared to be college freshmen and were all wearing the same t-s...

The Price of “Wonk”: $675,000

The Price of

Chris Lewis

August 26, 2010

Returning students arrived on campus this fall to three major new developments at American University. First, a big ol' new building to house the School of International Service. Second, "American Wonks"--a high-powered marketing campaign designed to highlight the passionate intellectualism of AU ...

Tomorrow: GODISHEUS at the Black Cat

Chris Lewis

August 15, 2010

For those of you who have returned to the District (or never left) and have some time on your hands, there's a great chance Monday night to experience some homegrown DC music. GODISHEUS are indie rock products of DC's go-go scene, exhibiting a potent combination of rock, funk, soul, hip-hop, and soci...

What Does a University President Do with $911,613?

What Does a University President Do with $911,613?

Alex Burchfield

July 17, 2010

Dr. John DeGioia, president of Georgetown University. (Flickr/Center for American Progress) This article on pay raises for DC area college presidents, posted last week by the Washington Examiner, made me uneasy for two reasons. For one, presidents of DC area universities are seeing their pay bumped up a cool 42 percent. Georgetown president John DeGioia is now raking in $911,613 ...

President Obama, Stop Letting Children Fight America’s Battles

President Obama, Stop Letting Children Fight America’s Battles

Mike Lally

July 12, 2010

Or: "A Failed Policy for A Failed State" If anything will finally bring awareness to the flawed nature of US policy towards Somalia’s civil war, it will hopefully be the New York Times article earlier this week that detailed how our government has financially and logistically supported the arming, trai...