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Goodbye pokémon, DC has a new Poké craze

Nowadays, it appears new restaurants are constantly popping up on every street corner in DC. Recent themes include Aussie restaurants serving Kangaroo sliders, a pinball-inspired bar, and a vegan “diner.” Often, it seems as if the hottest new trend is just a reinvented old trend, especially with styles from past decades coming back. But these

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Animal cruelty: Why I stopped going to zoos

Zoological institutions have been around since 1847. Whether for educational purposes or fun, almost everybody has been to a zoo before. Originally, zoos were established to educate the public on particular species and how they interact with one another in their habitats. However, studies are discovering that zoos are not as harmless as they may

Sports

Iconic DC arena changes name

Monumental Sports & Entertainment currently owns the 20,000 seat arena, formerly known as the Verizon Center, which hosts a variety of events year round. These events range from professional basketball, hockey, and indoor football games, to concerts for world famous artists including Drake and Adele. In 2016, the Verizon Center hosted 218 total events and

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Safe sex makes sense

When I was little, my mom used to show me her birth control pills while I sat in the bathroom, watching her get ready for work. They were arranged in a beautiful rainbow pattern, a mysterious circle of medication that we dubbed, “no baby pills.” To me, birth control has always seemed like a rational,

Sports

Football team surrounded by uncertainty

 The Wilson Tigers football team enters the upcoming 2017 season surrounded by uncertainty. Last season proved a success, as the Tigers went 9-2 and made it to the Turkey Bowl, but fell short yet again. The Tigers squad was led by All-Met selections, Sean Savoy, Steven Williams Jr., and Khaleb Coleman, it was inevitable that