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Environmentalism in Dubai and DC

Miranda Cleland

January 8, 2015

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 ...

Confronting Division: Racial Realities in D.C. Classrooms

Alex Burchfield

November 6, 2009

Birney Elementary School looms over the Anacostia Metro stop, casting a  shadow on the Barry Farm neighborhood. The metal cages and bars on the windows give the school the appearance of a prison. Inside, the sweltering heat ...