The ceremony included student and faculty awards and remarks from faculty, a student and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
D.C. mayoral candidates gathered at the School of Media and Public Affairs to discuss plans for housing, public safety and education.
D.C. Attorney General candidates convened at the School of Media and Public Affairs to discuss their platforms and candidacies Tuesday.
Clyburn, the current House majority whip and the representative from South Carolina’s 6th District, talked about his recent endeavors in politics.
Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, the president of a refugee advocacy organization, spoke about issues America’s refugee resettlement program.
D.C. celebrated the 160th anniversary of the abolition of slavery within the District at Freedom Plaza Saturday with a parade, concert and fireworks.
University of Pennsylvania professor Sophia Rosenfeld spoke about the need to combat misinformation and find common truths in modern democracies Tuesday.
Valerie Biden Owens spoke about her relationship with her older brother as his trusted advisor, being a woman in politics and learning from writing the memoir.
The executive director at the National Basketball Player’s Association discussed her experiences as a woman of color in a male-dominated business.
Fatema Sumar discussed working as a first-generation immigrant working through the predominantly white institution of the United States government.