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Bowser Kicks Off Annual Potholepalooza Campaign

The Washington, D.C. Department of Transportation began its eighth annual Potholepalooza campaign April 1, incorporating more technology — including traffic tracking data and interactive maps — this year to increase resident involvement. Potholepalooza is a six-week, city-wide event in which potholes reported by residents are filled in within 48 hours[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DC Trainers Face Possible Regulations

Washington, D.C. government officials are in the process of introducing new licensing regulations on personal trainers, which will require that personal trainers looking to break into the fitness industry either obtain a two-year degree or submit certification from a recognized fitness program. The regulations are a result of last year’s[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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2 Students Reportedly Die in Dupont Circle Fire

Update 1:12 p.m (June 5, 2015): One Georgetown student, Nina Brekelmans (GRD ’15), was confirmed to have died in the fire. The other victim was a University of Maryland graduate. See full story here: Georgetown Graduate Dies in Dupont Circle Fire. Two Georgetown students died in a Dupont Circle house fire early[Read More…]

by June 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

DC Records Budget Surplus

The District of Columbia ended the fiscal year with a budget surplus for the fourth consecutive time, revealing excess revenue of $203 million that sparked debates over potential uses for the money. The 2014 surplus brought the balance of the general fund — where the excess revenues are stored —[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Muriel Bowser

Mayoral Race Engages District, but Not Hilltop

After a rollercoaster campaign marred by the specter of a campaign finance scandal, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) unseated incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in the April 1 Democratic primary, preparing her to face Councilmember David Catania (I-At Large) in the Nov. 4 general election for mayor. Former commissioner for[Read More…]

Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

The city of Washington, D.C., looks undeniably different today than it did 20 years ago. A growing Metro system, a shrinking unemployment rate, a sharp decrease in violent crime and a revitalized downtown are just a few of the accomplishments that D.C. can boast since the beginning of its social[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 8 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Gray Revelation Upends Campaign

As early voting began March 17 for the April 1 Democratic mayoral primary election, two recent developments are making waves in Mayor Vincent Gray’s re-election campaign with a resurgence of new criticism. Businessman Jeffrey Thompson, the focus of the federal investigation into Gray’s 2010 campaign for mayor, pled guilty March[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
Bowser Battles Gray at Debate

Bowser Battles Gray at Debate

At the last mayoral debate featuring Mayor Vincent Gray on Jan. 31, Democratic candidates vied to emerge as the frontrunner against the incumbent. During a debate broadcast live from 88.5 WAMU’s media center Wednesday, however, Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) was the woman to beat. An NBC4 poll released Tuesday[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Candidates Compete for DC Youth Vote

While student political attention is currently focused on Georgetown University Student Association elections, D.C. mayoral candidates competing in the April 1 Democratic primary are trying just as hard to engage young voters. In formal and informal debates since the Jan. 1 deadline to enroll in the primary, candidates have discussed[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Candidates Spar at Forum

Five mayoral candidates vying for the Democratic nomination faced off in a public forum at the Sixth & I Synagogue in downtown Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, with candidates challenging incumbent Vincent Gray on his current policies and past legal troubles. The forum, moderated by Jerry Clark, the political director of[Read More…]

by January 31, 2014 0 comments City News, News