Every semester students from Indiana University live, work and take classes in Washington, DC. These are a few of their stories.
Adventures
Volunteering in New York City

Volunteering in New York City

Washington, DC was not hit hard by Hurricane Sandy and all of us WLP students had no issues during the storm. However, many people in New York and New Jersey were faced with extreme conditions that damaged their homes and parks. This past weekend I decided to take a bus to Queens, New York and...
My Parents Visit!

My Parents Visit!

This past weekend I was fortunate to enough to have my parents come visit me in Washington, DC.  Knowing that they had never been to DC before I wanted to ensure that they had the best experience possible not only seeing the many landmarks but to also have fun witnessing some of DC’s unique culture.  ...
Visiting the White House Gardens

Visiting the White House Gardens

Over the summer, my mom allowed me to create a small raised garden bed in the lot of my family’s health food store. It was my pet project and each time I harvested a new vegetable, it gave me so much joy. Gardening has always been an interest of mine, so when a friend asked...
Show your Natitude!

Show your Natitude!

Last week, the Washington Nationals claimed their first spot into the playoffs since moving to Washington DC. The Nationals, or lovingly called “The Nats” by local fans, have been on fire this season! Going to see a Nats game is a must-do for anyone living in DC. As a Chicago local, I have grown up...
IU in DC: Opportunity of a Lifetime

IU in DC: Opportunity of a Lifetime

Arriving in the nation’s capital just a few short weeks ago was one of the most exciting and overwhelming things I have done in quite some time. Exciting because of the opportunity ahead of me, overwhelming because of what I was leaving behind. Needless to say, WLP Fall 2012 would be an experience that I...