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Meghan Dayton

U Street funk it up

To step off the metro station and immediately be captivated by a beautiful band is a wonderful way to start any day. That was how I started my day at the U Street Funk Music Festival. The U Street Funk Music Festival is an annual event that started in 2014, after Jones Rood and a

Halloween ’16: Tenleytown Haunts

Being a historical place and the home of many important public figures, DC is a natural hotspot for ghosts. The Capitol is supposedly haunted by many deceased government officials, as is the White House– President Harry Truman once swore he saw an apparition of Abraham Lincoln. These buildings are world famous and have hosted countless historical

Owen Danoff: A DC native turned TV superstar

  Since February 18 2015, we’ve been fans of Owen Danoff. Planning to see Leighton Meester (best known for playing Blair Waldorf on the TV show “Gossip Girl”) we walked into Alexandria, Va.’s Birchmere Theater side-by-side with a random guy holding a guitar. To our surprise, he was the opening act! We loved his music, all of

Meet the Staff

Emma Buzbee, Editor-in-Chief Emma Buzbee is the Beacon’s fearless leader. On an unrelated note, Emma is scared of morning meetings, late nights, administrators, and freshmen with perfect makeup. She is so obsessed with the Beacon that she dreams in GroupMe messages. When she is not working on the Beacon, she is busy planning a retort