Prefrosh Preview: A bit of D.C. history

D.C. is a far cry from your typical college town (although according to Huff Post, Georgetown ranks as one of the best). Not every undergrad can easily access 176 different embassies via public transport, embark on a nighttime… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: A bit of D.C. history so you don’t sound illiterate when talking to locals

Unlike our friends at Syracuse, Georgetown University is located in a real city, meaning chances of interacting with non-undergraduates, i.e. real people, are much greater. Vox┬árecommends incoming freshmen accrue a vague history of D.C., for purposes of holding… Read More

Professors, Mayor Gray discuss 150th anniversary of D.C. emancipation

In recognition of the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Compensated Emancipation Act, which freed all slaves in the District of Colombia on April 16th 1862, a panel of history professors and local civil rights advocates discussed… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Our fabulous District

The editors figured you should know something about the federal enclave that you will call your home almost nine months out of the year. See below for a general history and profile of the District, from D.C. voting… Read More