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...
Haberdashery

Haberdashery

I don’t know what to tell you. I’ve been sitting in this diner for three hours, nursing the same cold cappuccino and nibbling on fries, and am no closer to an insightful or entertaining blog entry than I was at the end of last week. So maybe I’ll try to impart upon you a smattering...
Steak and Fries

Steak and Fries

  I kept my promise from last week! On Friday night I met Caity near her work at the Foggy Bottom metro stop. I waited inside GW Hospital’s Starbucks with my chai tea latte; when she got there we took a little stroll to Georgetown. She’d been a couple times before, but this was my first...
Pilgrimage, Sans Plastic

Pilgrimage, Sans Plastic

There are no grocery stores in Woodley Park. I repeat. There. Are. No. Grocery. Stores. In. Woodley. Park. Sure, in a pinch you can pay $5 for a stick of butter at Manhattan Market up the street, or power walk to Safeway in Adams Morgan if you have 20 minutes and fortitude enough to lug...