Washington, D.C.

Giants vs. Washington Preview

The Giants will play their first divisional game of the season Thursday night as they take on the (1-2) Washington Redskins at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. Division games are always important, but this game is particularly important to both teams as they look to remain in striking distance of the 1st place Philadelphia Eagles. […]

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AABE in Energy; AABE says “Get on Board”

The American Association of Blacks in Energy is on a mission. With an almost forty year history and forty chapters nationwide, they want to get African-Americans entrenched in the energy industry. AABE has grown to become the unique “national association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other

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The 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival — STEM and the Joy of Learning

As I inched my way through the throng of people at the 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., I had a repeating thought. Watching ten-year-olds learn about genomics on an iPad, talking matter-of-factly about cyber security, or instructing surgical robots to cut open teddy bears, this kept repeating in my head: here

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What’s the Real D.C. Public School Story?

D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) usually make news due to less than flattering circumstances; over the years the embattled public school system has made headlines for lackluster teaching, crumbling infrastructure, and vermin infestations. However, last month DCPS made headlines for positive reasons, at least initially: according to the biennial National Assessment of Educational Progress, D.C. Public

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DC Com-e-dy

The stand-up scene has certainly always existed in the Washington, D.C. area, evidenced by the household names of Martin Lawrence, Dave Chappelle, and Patton Oswalt. However, over the past few years, as the District has experienced a boom in population, affluence, and gentrification, the effects have been more than just a recent uptick of culture

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