Kaya Henderson

DCPS to invest $20 million for minority male students

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, G ’07) announced a plan to invest $20 million in minority male students to support new programs such as creating an all boys college prep school as well as a mentor program… Read More

At the Walter E Washington Convention Center

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

Mayor Bowser vows to defend Initiative 71

  It’s usually pretty rare that any overwhelming majority of people agree on something. But DC residents proved this to be wrong on a particular issue. They know what they want. They want their marijuana. And they want… Read More


Bowser and Catania make their final pushes on Election Day

The polls are open, and the large number of early voters has D.C. crossing its fingers for high Election Day turnout. Democratic candidate Muriel Bowser and Independent David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94) have each gone on their respective final missions in the… Read More


Poll puts Bowser with commanding lead over Catania

A recent poll conducted by Economic Growth D.C. puts Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser in the lead for the Nov. 4 election. Bowser received 45 percent of the votes from the poll’s 800 likely voters, whereas opponents David Catania and Carol Schwartz received… Read More


Obama endorses Bowser for District mayor

No, not that Bowser. President Barack Obama has officially endorsed Democratic mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser, who won the primary in April. Obama lauded Bowser in a press release. “She is a champion for working and middle-class families, and a passionate… Read More

Candidates clash at first D.C. mayoral debate

Last Thursday night, the District’s top three mayoral candidates met at American University for the first of three debates. According to a recent poll, Councilmember Muriel Bowser has 43 percent support among likely voters, while Councilmember David Catania… Read More