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January sees big bump in gym membership

Every January 1, New Year’s resolutions are put in place. The most common resolution: to get in shape. In these harsh winter months, the only way make an attempt to do so is by joining a gym. During December and January, many gyms receive a 15% increase in memberships. However, by February the majority of

Colleges in DC

George Washington University: One of the larger school’s in DC, George Washington University’s campus is in bustling Foggy Bottom. The school is known for its hospital and schools of education, law, and human development. GW is very modern. It’s an ideal school for those looking for an urban educational experience, and for sports fans, it’s

Yayoi Kasuma art now “dots” DC museum

Yayoi Kusama, an eccentric 90-year-old Japanese avant-garde artist currently residing in an asylum in Tokyo, is coming to DC. Actually, the artist herself isn’t, but her work is — starting February 23, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden are installing a series of Kusama’s sculpture, installations, and paintings: “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors.” The retrospective will

Moonlight astonishes in theaters

In an era where compassion has fallen out of fashion in favor of fear and willful ignorance, Moonlight offers a beacon of hope for fellowship of man. This past year, political strife exposed the gouges that years of self-segregation have carved out upon our collective consciousness, and it became depressingly apparent that our wonderful melting

New year, same you?

New year, new me. This is the mindset of a lot of people as they write their resolutions for the upcoming 12 months. These lists give people goals to strive for, but most just make one to say they did. Some people stick to their resolutions, most don’t. The concept of resolutions dates back to

Wrestling program looks to sustain momentum

The Wilson wrestling program flies under the radar. It isn’t talked about much, and the hard work that the wrestlers put in goes largely unnoticed by other students. Every day after school, they are either in the atrium improving their skills on the mats, or in the weight room working their tails off to slim

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