District Digest: Truants and toddlers need more school

Mandatory Preschool Many lawmakers have taken to heart President Obama’s proposal for mandatory preschool for all children and are enacting legislation along those lines. D.C. Council member Marion Barry put forward just such a plan for the District…. Read More

District Digest: Bills pass and schools may be slashed

This week, barring the national sex scandals, D.C. Chancellor Kaya Henderson comes out in opposition to the proposal to close 20 public schools in the city, and a bill is in the making to make adults in the… Read More

District Digest: Snakes at the zoo, students skip school

This week in the District, eight tentacled snakes were born at the Smithsonian National Zoo, D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announces an “education crisis” in the number of students with unexcused absences, and a robbery in Dupont Circle… Read More

The Sexist ranks the The Hoya‘s sex column D.C.’s least progressive

WWCD: What Would Carrie Do? When I wrote about Georgetown’s sex and relationships columns in the paper a few weeks ago, I wasn’t too impressed by The Hoya‘s current sex scribe, Colleen Leahey (COL ’11).  Apparently I’m in… Read More

UMD cracking down on partying

After earning the dubious distinction of being ranked the 11th best party school by Playboy, the University of Maryland at College Park is mounting an effort to crack down on excessive partying this year, according to the Washington… Read More

H1N1 attacks college campuses, beer pong and sardine-like dorms blamed for spread

Swine Flu: Scourge of college coeds everywhere As you’ve surely noticed from your hacking, sniffly friends and classmates, H1N1 has hit Georgetown.  But we’re not the only ones: a virulent H1N1 strain has spread rapidly through several D.C…. Read More

D.C. ranked fourth best city for college students

Monument-filled AND college-kid friendly! A new report by the American Institute for Economic Research ranked Washington D.C. as the fourth best metropolitan area to attend college, according to the Washington Post. The report highlighted the 75 best college… Read More