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Body-love campaigns popularized in mainstream

February 26, 2014

Different people find different qualities attractive, and recently, viral campaigns have been fighting to promote a more realistic view of what makes a person beautiful. Dove, a body care and beauty company...

‘Daily Dose’ adds segment spoofing pop culture

'Daily Dose' adds segment spoofing pop culture
January 2, 2014

The Daily Dose is starting an entirely new segment this year to attract students to the announcements. The new addition to the show will feature spoofs of popular television channels including Discovery...

County initiative aims to resuscitate local nightlife

County initiative aims to resuscitate local nightlife
November 26, 2013

Bright lights, music, dancing and food trucks—upon reading these words, your mind probably jumped to the image of a night in New York or even downtown D.C, but the Montgomery County Nighttime Economy...

Twins & College: Should wombmates be roommates?

Twins & College: Should wombmates be roommates?
October 28, 2013

Seniors have already begun sending off their college applications, and handing it over to a multitude of admissions officers. For twins, this is an especially stressful process. I would know. Many people...

Chang is kung fu fighting with kicks as fast as lighting

Chang is kung fu fighting with kicks as fast as lighting
September 25, 2013

When people think of kung fu, they tend to think of the Karate Kid, Kung Fu Panda or the song "Everybody’s Kung Fu Fighting," but in reality, it is an intense, intricate sport and art form. Kung fu,...

Fighting Rape Culture

Fighting Rape Culture
April 30, 2013

Rape is the most underreported crime in the United States despite the fact that one in 5 women will be sexually assaulted at one point in their lives. Why are survivors afraid to speak up? Why did the...

Doughnut shops offer fun pastry alternative

April 25, 2013

We thought we had seen it all, from crazy cupcakes to delicious pies to cute cake pops, but a new D.C. shop has decided to come back to the classic doughnut, with a few twists. Zeke’s DC Donutz, which...

Risky Behavior

Risky Behavior
October 1, 2012

After a tragic event like the shooting in Aurora, CO when 12 innocent victims lost their lives and dozens were seriously injured, peoples’ minds are often riddled with many questions. One frequently...

Gay marriage bill passes in MD

March 26, 2012

Governor Martin O’Malley signed a bill into law March 2 allowing same-sex couples to marry in Maryland. The law will go into effect in 2013, but is likely to be voted on as a referendum on the Maryland...

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