In the years after the University’s 1954 integration, African-American students rallied for expanded educational opportunities and a presence in campus social life, at times aided by white students who marched in their defense, and at other times stymied by University policy.
Mei Xiang the Giant Panda gave birth Friday at 5:32 p.m., the Zoo reported via Twitter.
When Banton entered the sprawling green campgrounds of Camp Manidokan in Knoxville, Md – complete with ropes courses in an expansive woods, cabins and paths to the Potomac River – she expected her experience as a companion counselor to children with cancer would be “meaningful.”
Georgetown University’s would-be mascot, Jack Jr. the bulldog, will not return to the campus this fall after biting a child last year, The Hoya reported Wednesday.
Check out The Hatchet’s FreeFest playlist for a taste of what’s to echo across the Merriweather Post Pavilion stages this September.
D.C. has its problems, sure. People like to gripe about the Metro, tourists and the fact that D.C. is not New York. Well, the Washington City Paper brought dozens of journalists and experts together who are eager to solve some of those problems.
DC Scoop 2013 takes place today at Union Market from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., offering free ice cream samples from dozens of vendors.
The co-owner of Capitol Hill restaurants Good Stuff Eatery and We, The Pizza will open the Paris-inspired eatery Béarnaise this Friday with sister Micheline Mendelsohn.
Nellie’s opened at 3 p.m. today, offering drink specials throughout the night. Nellie Beers are two for one, and Absolut-ly I Do cocktails are $5.
The singer, known for her singles “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” and “True Colors” as well as her brazen sense of style, has earned 14 Grammy nominations since her 1983 musical debut.