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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

A guide to marches in March

Every month, DC is home to various protests covering different political and social issues. This month, DC will play host to protests for issues including standing with Standing Rock, ending gender-based violence, and ending child abuse in the United States. From March 7 through 10,  there will be a Native Nations Tipi Camp set up

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

DC roads desperately need help

Anyone driving, biking, ubering or bussing along any road in DC is sure to hit some bumps. Literally, there are so many potholes and cracks in DC roads that that they were ranked the worst in the United States. This is a problem that affects everyone using the roads and seems simple to fix. Pavement

Wizards need to fire Ernie Grunfeld

The Washington Wizards have not won 50 games in a season since 1979, the last time they went to the NBA Finals. They haven’t won a championship since 1978. In my lifetime, there has been little optimism for the state of the organization, beyond drafting franchise savior John Wall. You can point to all sorts

Bryce Harper Heating up as Playoffs Near

Anyone who knows anything about baseball knows who Bryce Harper is. First overall pick in the 2010 MLB Draft at just age 17. 2015 National League MVP. 23 year-old superstar for the Washington National Batting .251 this season. Wait, what? How is Bryce Harper, the reigning MVP, only hitting .251 this season? This is a

Meet-ups empower young girls living in DC

In recent months, I have noticed a rise in movements promoting self-love and acceptance, both on social media and in reality. These movements address the issue of “skinny” and European standards such as white skin and blonde hair being portrayed as synonymous with beauty in today’s society. These issues were part of the discussion at

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