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Best spots to exercise in D.C. this summer

(07/13/19 9:00pm)

Whether you’re interning, taking summer classes, or are living in the city full time, everyone should know about the best spots in D.C. to exercise. While the comfort of Jacobs and Cassell is perfect for the winter, the summer is a great time to break a sweat outside and see the beauty of D.C. While summer can often be stressful and lonely, exercise can improve mental health. These spots are excellent for staying active, seeing the city and soaking up the summer sun.

5 cultural food festivals to try in the District this summer

(06/13/19 5:50pm)

Summer is here, which means many local businesses, organizations and venues are busy cooking up all kinds of fun dishes to cater to D.C. residents. Rather than spending all your free time at beaches, pools and waterparks, sample signature dishes at some of the various food events and festivals the District has to offer. From wine tastings to cultural food events, here are some events that can make your mouth water. 

Identities: Hello, my name isn’t

(06/12/19 4:00pm)

In first grade, when a boy called me by my “real name” after getting a glimpse of my school bus pass, I did, in fact, try to report it as bullying. It was so hurtful and invalidating, which is why I acted the way I did. Hearing my legal and preferred names tossed around interchangeably was like I was living a double life. Situations like these only worsened as I grew older. I cried when the wrong name was read at my fifth grade graduation, and was extremely embarrassed when I was told in order for my name to be printed the way I wish in my high school yearbook, I must have a note from a parent.

5 summer internship outfit and accessory ideas

(06/11/19 1:00pm)

With summer internship season getting started, the time to “dress for success” is back. If your professional wardrobe is in need of a summertime overhaul, the following style suggestions will help you stay cool on a budget and with flair. It’s crucial to abide by the dress code of your place of employment, but if you do have flexible outfit autonomy, then these suggestions may be just what you need. 

D.C. ghost tours give guests a haunted look at the District

(06/01/19 4:00am)

Guests at The Occidental Bar and Grill can munch on American cuisine and sip on glasses of wine just steps from the White House. However, on May 10th, a guest entered the restaurant wearing a powdered wig, a red knee-length coat and 18th century-like trousers. This was the tour guide for that evening’s Nightly Spirits DC Tour.

Former SG president Taylor Dumpson seeks $1.5 million in damages from neo-Nazi website founder

(05/06/19 4:00am)

Taylor Dumpson, a former AU Student Government president, is seeking more than $1.5 million in court-ordered damages against the founder of a neo-Nazi website for leading an online harrasment campaign against her, following an on-campus hate crime.