Summer Highlights

A Breath of Fresh Air: Nature Near DC

A Breath of Fresh Air: Nature Near DC

The National Aroboretum Located in northeast Washington, D.C., the U.S. National Arboretum is a 446-acre living museum dedicated to enhancing the value of ornamental and landscape plants through research, conservation and exhibition. Featuring 9.5 miles of roadways, the Arboretum’s beautiful gardens can be explored by foot, bike or car. Although[Read More…]

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Best Summer Movies

Best Summer Movies

“Adventureland” (2009) Directed by Greg Mottola | Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart Recent college graduates who still do not feel ready to tackle the world will find an unlikely hero in James Brennan, played by Jesse Eisenberg. After some financial issues, James scraps his plans of a summer vacation[Read More…]

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Upcoming Releases

Upcoming Releases

Lil Yachty — Teenage Emotions Set to debut on May 26, the cover art and track list for Lil Yachty’s “Teenage Emotions” reveal the rapper’s stated vision and hope to encompass all aspects of teen life in his newest album. The rapper — best known for hits like “Minnesota” and[Read More…]

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Tastes of the World: International Cuisines in DC

  The District is an amazing place to learn about other cultures, whether by exploring its museums or attending a heritage festival on the National Mall. For some, a taste of the many world cuisines D.C. has to offer is the best way to discover more about other cultures —[Read More…]

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COLUMBIA PICTURES

Movies for Any Occasion

1. An iconic summer adventure — ‘Stand by Me’ (1986) This timeless coming-of-age adventure film directed by Rob Reiner, who also directed “When Harry Met Sally,” stars Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman and Jerry O’Connell. The film is based on a Stephen King novel titled “The Body,” and follows[Read More…]

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Summer Film Debuts

“Suicide Squad” Aug. 5 “Suicide Squad” is sure to take audiences by storm as Warner Bros. attempts to make a lasting impression on the comic book-inspired film universe. Following the disappointing critical response to “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the film is essential to maintain the relevance of DC[Read More…]

CHANCE THE RAPPER

Recent and Upcoming Music Releases

Recent Releases ‘Lemonade’ — Beyonce This surprise release took the music world by storm with hints at Jay-Z’s infidelity and an outstanding vocal performance by Queen B. Released alongside an hour-long short film, “Lemonade” serves as a soundtrack of pain, regret, confusion and, most of all, triumph. Venturing from soul to[Read More…]

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Museum Exhibits Around the District

1. CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect ($22.95) (Newseum) – Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW Capturing the rapidly changing landscape of contemporary political journalism is “CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect,” a partnership venture between the Newseum and CNN open until early 2017. The exhibit, incorporating interactive[Read More…]

Summer Guide 2016

Summer Guide 2016

  Fourth of July in the Capital There is no better place in America to celebrate the Fourth of July than the nation’s capital. If you’re here for the summer or just a long weekend, don your best patriotic attire, load up on water and check out our tips to[Read More…]

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Summer Guide 2015

The school year is busy and students rarely have an opportunity to genuinely explore the District and take part in everything that it has to offer. For those staying in D.C. over the summer, it is a great chance to get more from Washington, and The Hoya has outlined a[Read More…]