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Bowser Kicks Off Annual Potholepalooza Campaign

April 12, 2016 at 12:14 am 0 comments

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 hoursRead More

DC Trainers Face Possible Regulations

September 29, 2015 at 12:04 am 0 comments

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’sRead More


2 Students Reportedly Die in Dupont Circle Fire

June 3, 2015 at 9:19 pm 0 comments

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 earlyRead More

DC Records Budget Surplus

February 6, 2015 at 2:41 am 0 comments

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

Muriel Bowser

Mayoral Race Engages District, but Not Hilltop

April 25, 2014 at 12:26 am 0 comments

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 forRead More

Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

March 25, 2014 at 3:11 am 8 comments

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 socialRead More

Gray Revelation Upends Campaign

March 21, 2014 at 3:17 am 1 comment

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 MarchRead More

Bowser Battles Gray at Debate

Bowser Battles Gray at Debate

February 28, 2014 at 2:39 am 0 comments

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 TuesdayRead More

Candidates Compete for DC Youth Vote

February 14, 2014 at 2:00 am 0 comments

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 discussedRead More

Candidates Spar at Forum

January 31, 2014 at 10:41 pm 0 comments

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 ofRead More