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Bowser Accused of Accepting Illegal Campaign Funds

Democracy Is For People, a campaign finance oversight group, filed a complaint with the Washington, D.C. Office of Campaign Finance on March 7 alleging that Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) illegally accepted more than 20 campaign donations during her 2014 mayoral campaign. According to the complaint, the organization worked with its[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
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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

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
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DC Statehood

As students from across the country and globe flood the streets of Washington, D.C. in anticipation of a new academic year at one of the District’s numerous colleges and universities, they may be unaware that their West Georgetown neighbors, D.C. Public Schools elementary school tutees in Ward 7 and many[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
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
Healthy Fare

Healthy Fare

DC Bread & Brew 1247 20th St. NW $$$$ Nestled away on a side street off of Dupont Circle, DC Bread & Brew would be easy to walk by. The cafe offers healthy food that is sure to satisfy. Its pizza selections, with toppings such as spinach and artichoke hearts,[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Wells Kicks Off Mayoral Candidate Speaker Series

Wells Kicks Off Mayoral Candidate Speaker Series

Mayoral candidate and D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) promoted his campaign platform at a speech in the Georgetown University Law Center’s McDonough Hall on Tuesday afternoon. Wells’ speech was the first in a series of candidate presentations sponsored by the Law Center Democrats, who have invited all declared Democratic candidates to[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Eastern Market: The District’s Melting Pot

Maybe I’m just a slave to consumerism, but I think that one of the best ways to get to know any place is by flexing your wallet. One of my favorite spots to go in Washington D.C. is Eastern Market, located just off its eponymous metro stop on the blue[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments The Guide