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A Peaceful Afternoon

By Courtney Howell Today was our last day in Washington before the inauguration, and we spent the morning sleeping in and running around the D.C. Senator and Representative offices to pick up our tickets!  After that task, we were pretty much on our own to do whatever we pleased.  

Putting a Smile(y) on My Face

By Courtney Howell I was lucky enough to be part of the audience during a talk with Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West, two of the key activists for equality in the United States.  Tavis Smiley hosts a talk show on NPR, as well as a talk show on PBS.  His latest work focuses on … Continue reading

Problems in Paradise

By Courtney Howell My time in Washington, D.C. has been incredibly enjoyable thus far, especially our many adventures, including learning to work the Metro, visiting the White House, bowling in the Harry S. Truman Lanes in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, and seeing many famous speakers at our morning academic sessions at the Washington Center. … Continue reading

D.C. – More than a tourist destination

As I write this, tomorrow we will be heading to Washington D.C. to take classes, meet people, witness the inauguration, and so much more!  With any luck, there will be some serious networking going on at the various events and places we will be; I would love to live and work in D.C. for awhile, … Continue reading