Ben Hyman

Univ. prepares for more than 5,000 relatives, alumni at Colonials Weekend

The University is making final preparations for thousands of families and alumni to descend on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses this weekend. University officials said they expect about 1,000 alumni and up to 4,500 family members at this year’s Colonials Weekend, which lasts from Friday until Sunday. Organizers of alumni events said they […]

Student organization showcases African music, clothing

Taste of Africa, a showcase of African culture sponsored by the Organization of African Students, drew nearly 175 people Friday night in the Marvin Center. The purpose of the event was to showcase all of Africa, said Abena Akomeah, the president of the OAS. “In the past, we’ve focused on West Africa, but we wanted […]