Post Tagged with: "D.C."

District Ranked Fifth-Best Region for Millennials

District Ranked Fifth-Best Region for Millennials

Washington, D.C., is the fifth-best U.S. region for millennials, ranking No. 1 in education, civic engagement and health, as well as No. 2 for quality of life, according to an April 4 ranking by WalletHub. WalletHub, a D.C.-based personal finance website, compared all 50 states and the District based on[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

District Set to Become 1st City With Green Bank

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced March 15 that she is requesting funds from the D.C. Council to establish a green bank to aid the District’s clean energy efforts. This would make the District the first U.S. city to create a green bank. Green banks are financial institutions that[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Congress Passes District School Voucher Bill

The rift between Washington, D.C. leaders and the federal government has deepened as the House of Representatives passed an initial committee markup for the Scholarship for Opportunity and Results Act, a federal school voucher program for D.C., on Wednesday. The act was voted through by the U.S. House of Representative’s[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
Graffiti in the District Under Siege

Graffiti in the District Under Siege

Dripping from bridges, scrawled across alleyway walls and tagged on garbage cans along busy streets, graffiti brings color and gives voice to unheard perspectives in many parts of Washington, D.C. Often going unacknowledged or unaccepted as a valid form of art, graffiti has long maintained a strong presence in the[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments The Guide
A report recently revealed that due to D.C.’s lack of statehood, many female inmates are unable to be housed in District prisons.

District’s Female Inmates Dispersed

Women in the Washington, D.C. prison system face unique challenges as a result of the District’s lack of statehood status, with hundreds of women convicted of local crimes incarcerated far from their families, according to a report released March 25. The report was spearheaded by law firm Covington & Burling[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
RAAB: Capitals Earn Well-Deserved DC Spotlight

RAAB: Capitals Earn Well-Deserved DC Spotlight

The Capitals are Washington, D.C.’s darlings, and they deserve the title. In a word, they are dominating. But this isn’t the kind of dominating of the 2009-10 President’s Trophy team that posted goals in gobs to compensate for lackluster defense and goaltending. This is the complete package. Hockey is a[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Love Fosters Lasting Peace

Love Fosters Lasting Peace

Monday nights for me, since the latter days of August, have meant calls home to my mother, sister and father. I usually ask for a recap of the important things I am missing back in Richmond — only the big ones though, because my mom can really talk — and[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Employment Study Prompts Look at Transgender Rights

A D.C. Office of Human Rights report published Nov. 3 found that transgender citizens in Washington, D.C., face significant barriers in seeking employment amid discussions regarding transgender discrimination on campus and at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. The data revealed that transgender individuals are less likely to be hired than cisgender[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Suspended State

The revolutionary call “no taxation without representation” reverberates across Washington, D.C., centuries after it was first issued on this continent. Passionate advocates, having led the charge for statehood through decades of debate, found new voice in the “Statehood or Else” campaign, spearheaded by D.C. Councilmember Vincent Orange (D-At Large, LAW ’88)[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Student Arts, Showcased

Georgetown’s presence in the local visual arts community has been muted at best. Art displayed on campus is largely confined to the 400-square-foot Spagnuolo Art Gallery, which does not showcase student artworks to a wide audience. Student art can sometimes be found in murals around campus, Students of Georgetown, Inc.[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top