Every semester students from Indiana University live, work and take classes in Washington, DC. These are a few of their stories.
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Preparing for Hurricane Sandy

Preparing for Hurricane Sandy

As I write, the Office of Personal Management (OPM) has just declared federal government offices in the Washington, D.C. area closed to the public tomorrow in consideration of Hurricane Sandy’s arrival. Growing up in Indiana, I’m no stranger to severe weather. The biggest difference is while here in DC, we have been warned that the...
Future DC Hoosiers

Future DC Hoosiers

Today, I had a really great opportunity to speak with some prospective Hoosiers. The event hosted by IU brought high school students and their families to learn more about Indiana University and Bloomington. I love IU, so any chance I get to share my experience and motivate others to get their education at IU is...
It's a Different Place

It’s a Different Place

This past week has been the best week in DC for me thus far. Oddly enough,I didn’t do anything special, well Monday night’s class was cancelled but that wasn’t why I had such a great week. I think the reason why I enjoyed this week so much is because I’m really starting to “fit-in” here....
Make the best of it from day one

Make the best of it from day one

  Bureaucracy, compromise, republicanism, democracy, liberal and conservative are all concepts that come together to make DC such an eclectic city. I’ve been in the city for just three weeks now and it’s really been quite an experience. I think one of my favorite moments was during the first week when I went running with...