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Environmentalism in Dubai and DC

Miranda Cleland

January 8, 2015

Filed under Culture, Place Holder (Do Not Delete), Politics, The District

Visions of Dubai include enormous malls, vending machines that dispense gold and a police force that drives around in Lamborghinis. Rarely does environmental sustainability come to mind when thinking of this oasis in the Arabian ...

Protesting pedophilia

Shelby Ostergaard

January 8, 2015

Filed under Culture, Place Holder (Do Not Delete), Politics

John Wojnowski is the man who can’t be moved. He’s the man on the corner, the one holding his sign in front of the Apostolic Nunciature, unofficially referred to as the Vatican Embassy. He’s been standing on the corner of Massa...

Dead man walking

Laura Saini

January 8, 2015

Filed under Culture, Place Holder (Do Not Delete), Politics

Alan Gell spent six years on death row. At the age of 21, he was convicted of robbery and first-degree murder of a 56-year-old retired trucker, Allen Jenkins. Gell’s girlfriend at the time and her friend gave false testimon...

Writing on the walls

Alexa Marie Kelly

January 8, 2015

Filed under Culture, Place Holder (Do Not Delete), Politics

*Trigger warning*American University students are reminded of sexual assault every time they pee.Stickers on bathroom stalls outline resources for sexual assault survivors. These university-designed stickers never refer to anyone ...

A is for Adderall

Lydia Crouthamel

December 12, 2014

Filed under Culture, Health, Place Holder (Do Not Delete)

Performance-enhancing drugs aren’t just for athletes anymore. The usage of prescription ADD and ADHD medications as "study drugs" is becoming increasingly popular among college students. A study from the U.S. Department of Health...