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My Experience at the Jefferson

My Experience at the Jefferson

After dealing with an unrelenting illness for the past couple of days I made a trip to visit the main tourist attractions in Washington D.C. Continue reading

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Dogs in D.C. 

Dr. Caufield greets a fluffy Samoyen pup on our way home from the NoMa Metro stop. Photo: Alex Freeman By: Alex Freeman D.C. residents are fond of their canine friends. Stake out a spot on a bench along a residential street sometime in the evening, and you’re bound to see some furry friends enjoying a … Continue reading

Gloomy Day in D.C.

Gloomy Day in D.C.

By: Logan Kentner Although D.C. may feel like a sort of paradise to political junkies, the weather is not always sunny and 75.  Today was a gloomy, rainy day in the nation’s Capital.  In a city that has many sites outside or requires quite a bit of walking to get anywhere, I was a bit … Continue reading

Do as the natives do

Do as the natives do

By Jess Lynk Washington D.C. is a hard place to pinpoint. Each neighborhood you walk into has a new vibe. If you go underground for five minutes, you can come up to a place that has an entirely different history. After spending a week in D.C., I have learned a lot about what it is … Continue reading

Night at the Museum

Night at the Museum

By Riley Fink Today I visited the Smithsonian museums. While I would have loved to experience all of them, the one I focused on was the National Museum of American History. Walking around outside on the National Mall, you can see several of the Smithsonian’s buildings from one spot. My favorite from a purely visual … Continue reading

Cultural Experience in D.C.

By Taylor Sellers The demographics of D.C. are not what makes the city a hub of knowledge about people from across the Globe. The Smithsonian Museums expose people to the cultures of the world, and all on the National Mall. During our adventures at the Smithsonian’s, I was exposed to history and culture that I … Continue reading

Political Divisions

Political Divisions

By Julia Wolf Ok. Fine. Our political scene right now is divisive. Some have said the 2016 election was the most divisive one yet. While it is tempting to agree with that statement, I think 2016 has some pretty steep competition. Today ten of us visited Ford’s Theatre, the theatre where President Abraham Lincoln was … Continue reading