Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Local Zeta Chapter Announces 17th Debutante Cotillion

The Eta Pi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is announcing its 17th Debutante Cotillion to be held at the Gaithersburg Hilton...

March 24 Becomes Dorothy Height Day in Virginia

March 24 will be recognized as Dorothy Irene Height Day in Virginia, thanks to a proclamation issued by Gov. Bob McDonnell (R ) in...

Howard Students Deliver 1,000-Plus Books to D.C. High School

WASHINGTON – A week ago, there was almost nothing in the mid-sized room that serves as the library for Washington Metropolitan High School, save...

Experts Question Accuracy of DC School Test Gains

WASHINGTON (AP) — A newspaper investigation published Monday questions whether dramatic gains at some D.C. Public Schools, held up as a model for national...

Former Georgetown Coach John Thompson Pays Visit to Youth Basketball Clinic

Hall of Fame inductee and legendary former Georgetown University basketball coach John Thompson took some time to speak to a few youth basketball teams...

PETA Protests Washington, D.C. Circus

As little feet splashed through what was left of the rain, a friendly-looking person dressed as an elephant greeted them as soon as they...

Spring Blooms

As we bask in the rays of our golden years, physical impairments shouldn’t hinder us from being one with nature. The Center for Disease...

New Early Childhood Education Facility Announced

In an effort to stave off academic losses by reaching children during their earliest years, D.C. officials and philanthropists have teamed up to construct...

Local Teen Hosts ‘Jamboree of Art’ For Senior Citizens

Vibrant paintings, created by the residents of Asbury Dwellings' senior citizen complex in Northwest D.C., were showcased at the “Jamboree of Contemporary Art,” held...

Expert: Higher Ethics Standards Needed in D.C.

Charges of cronyism, nepotism, campaign malfeasance and other scandals involving Washington, D.C. lawmakers and the mayor highlights the need for revised ethical standards and...

Local Airman Graduates Basic Training

Air Force Reserve Airman Lance M. Wray graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Wray completed an intensive,...

NFL Players Association Director DeMaruice Smith to Speak at UMCP Graduation

DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the 41-year-old National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), will be the 2011 spring commencement speaker at the University...