Amisha Sisodiya

Junior captures voices for a cause in Cape Town

The spirited songs of South African children inspired Lauren Waldenburg to try and give something back to them. The junior has spent the last semester in Cape Town planning, fundraising and recording a CD featuring 25 South African students who have become orphans because of HIV and AIDS, or who have contracted the disease themselves. […]

Dance company celebrates twenty years of performance

Dance has finally become a thriving outlet for a onetime outsider’s creative energy.     Dana Tai Soon Burgess, chair of the theater and dance department, took a chance twenty years ago when he founded his own dance company.   Dana Tai Soon Burgess and Co. is now a critically acclaimed production group which has […]

Connecting students on campus

The goal was simple: Make life on campus easier for college students. Campus Society, a D.C.-based social networking website, hopes to connect university students through an online forum for buying books, rating professors and connecting socially. The website borrows functions from other social networking websites, but differentiates itself from Facebook and Twitter in its exclusivity, […]

Pageant platform benefits education in Nepal

Nestled in the Himalayas, Nepal is the land-locked home to Mount Everest, a neighbor to China and, for one freshman, a distant but constant call to action. For Sujita Basnet, a freshman from Charles County, Md. studying biomedical engineering, promoting Nepal and preserving its culture has become a mission. It’s a quest that began even […]

Ghosts, Goblins and Curses

With Halloween options as diverse as the District itself, D.C. offers nighttime ghost walks, spooky haunted houses and even a zombie bar crawl for those prefering drinks over sweets. Fright at the Museum: Dead Men Walking 575 7th St. NW The National Museum of Crime & Punishment is the historical hold for exhibits filled with […]