Every semester students from Indiana University live, work and take classes in Washington, DC. These are a few of their stories.
DC Life
Zoo Lights

Zoo Lights

Recently, I became a member of a club I’m rather proud of. I have visited all 19 Smithsonian museums. An achievement 5 years in the making, I have greatly enjoyed my mini challenge. Each Friday, I would take some time and take in the free museums. I could spend all day in the Smithsonian galleries....
The Capitol Tree

The Capitol Tree

The National Christmas Tree lighting is an event not to miss… so I hear. In order to receive tickets, you must register your name with the National Park Service to then be entered into a lottery with thousands of other hopefuls. This year, the event was hosted by Neil Patrick Harris with performances by Colbie...
'Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

Despite Washington being obsessed with the fiscal cliff, it is nevertheless still the best time of the year. I have always been a Christmas fanatic, but being in Washington D.C. adds even more sparkle to the season. Being a city of many office buildings, the first thing I noticed were the lobbies pulling out all...
3 Must-Haves Before Coming to DC

3 Must-Haves Before Coming to DC

If I could recommend anything to future Washingtonians (no matter if they will be here for a weekend or for the next three years) it would be to break in all of your shoes. On my first day, I wore shoes that I previously thought to be comfortable, but by the end of the day...
4 More Years

4 More Years

This was the reason I came to Washington D.C. during the fall of 2012. A few years ago, when I had already wanted to do the Washington Leadership Program, I realized I would be here for the presidential election. I couldn’t believe I would be so lucky to witness history. During the campaign, I recognized...