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New PAC challenges Congress’ block of marijuana

Although D.C. voted to legalize marijuana last November with Initiative 71, members of Congress are attempting to prevent the passage of this legislation. This led Justin Robinson, a D.C. native, to organize a grassroots campaign called “Not Your… Read More

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Pope Francis coming to D.C. fall of 2015

Earlier this week, Pope Francis confirmed his plans to visit D.C. this fall as part of a three-city trip to the U.S. Stops in New York City and in the Nation’s capital were added to the Pope’s already… Read More

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“Books from Birth” hopes to address education disparity in D.C.

Earlier this week at a Southeast Neighborhood Library, D.C. Council Member Charles Allen introduced the creation of a bill that would mail a book a month to every child under the age of five in the District as part… Read More

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Looking for work after graduation? D.C. might not be a bad place to stay

According to DCist in an article they published earlier this week, Washington DC ranks at 17th on the list of best cities to find jobs in the United Sates. “Best Cities for Job Seekers in 2015” was put… Read More

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Ms. Smith comes to Washington: D.C.’s matriarchy matters

The District of Columbia has officially leaned in. On January 5, Petula Dvorak, a columnist at the Washington Post, noted that the inauguration of newly elected District Mayor Muriel Bowser marks the beginning of a new era of… Read More

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D.C. music and activism: unbreakable bond with upcoming shows

Within the next month, four shows will be played to help raise awareness about social and political issues—some of which, the DCist claims, the country may be fed up with hearing about. With D.C.’s history in the music world, a… Read More

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D.C. will remain a distant spectator in 2024 Summer Olympics

Had you been hoping to watch the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic games in Washington, D.C.? If so, that hope is one to put on hold as Boston, M.A. has received the U.S. Olympic Committee’s bid to host… Read More

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Ferguson demonstrations continue to raise awareness in D.C.

After the grand juries failed to indict both officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, cities across the country, including D.C., have been organizing demonstrations almost daily. Last Wednesday, protestors in the District blocked traffic… Read More

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Unlikely that Congress will block D.C. marijuana legalization

On November 4, Initiative 71 passed with massive support. Nearly 70 percent of voters were in favor of marijuana legalization in the District. Initiative 71 legalizes possession of up to two ounces in D.C. for adults age 21 and… Read More

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You dirty rat: D.C. ranks as third ‘rattiest’ city

Whoever said that mice are nice clearly never had unwelcome rodents lurking in his or her apartment complex. According to a study conducted by Orkin, Washington, D.C. ranks as the third ‘rattiest’ city in the U.S, beaten by… Read More