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Is D.C. artsy? Vox lets you decide.

D.C. is @r+$y. Or at least, it has tried to be in the last ten years…and has been somewhat successful. (Vox places an emphasis on “somewhat.”) As we Hoyas find ourselves bound to the shackles of the bubble lining… Read More

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National Mall undergoes second stage of restoration

Over the course of the next 18 months, the National Park Service will be closing part of the National Mall for phase two of turf restoration. Phase I of this process, which was completed in 2012, restored all… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Breaking the Georgetown bubble and exploring D.C.

Though Georgetown itself is wonderful and chock full of things to do, part of the experience of attending the University is getting off campus and into the District. This can be quite a feat for busy students, but… Read More

National Cathedral and Lincoln Memorial vandal suspect to be kept at halfway house

Last Friday, a judge sent Jiamei Tian, who was arrested for defacing the Washington National Cathedral with green paint, to a halfway house. Tian will stay there and will be monitored with an ankle bracelet until later appearances… Read More

Escape from the Hilltop: Did Tiny Tim play quidditch?

Before finals scrooge you over Get your Christmas on with a visit from the Ghost of Christmas Past. From now until January 2, Ford’s Theater is putting on a production of Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol. Head on… Read More

Rain, Lightning Cut Green Apple Festival Short

At the Green Apple Festival yesterday on the National Mall, fans of the Roots got American Idol runner-up/beatbox extraordinaire Blake Lewis instead. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman got boos and jeers from the crowd before… Read More