Shelby Hartman

Vending laws force closure of coffee cart

Sol Café, the student-run coffee cart on H Street, will be unable to re-open under current D.C. vending laws, after the cart’s current owner failed to obtain the proper vending permits following a yearlong battle with the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. An official from the DCRA – who spoke under condition of […]

Experts on culture, national disasters discuss Haiti’s reconstruction

Web Exclusive Five specialists on Haitian history, tradition, politics, and natural disasters discussed Monday the importance of involving the Haitian people in the reconstruction of their country in the wake of the devastating earthquake earlier this month. “This is an opportunity to return integrity to the Haitian population. They need to feel as though they […]

Congressman gives candid commentary on health care, war in Afghanistan

Web Exclusive Rep. Eric Massa, D-N.Y., discussed his opposition to sending new troops to Afghanistan, his vote against Obama’s health care reform plan, and his commitment to honesty in an event hosted by the College Democrats Wednesday night. Massa broke frequently with his own party during his blunt speech to the CDs in the Marvin […]

Chilean ambassador talks politics at Elliott School event

Web Exclusive Chilean Ambassador to the U.S. José Mario Goñi spoke openly about his country’s upcoming presidential elections and discussed the recent social and economic development in his country at an event Tuesday in the Elliott School. Goñi said that the three main candidates – Sebastián Piñera, Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle, Marco Enríquez-Ominami – all plan […]