Washington D.C.

The dangers of the Keystone Pipeline

This weekend, 35 Washington University students went to Washington, D.C. to join with other protestors in forming a ring around the White House. They were protesting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, a project that would connect the Canadian tar sands to oil refineries in Okla. and Texas.

Confessions of a soon-to-be post-grad politico

Well my friends, we have come to the end. Soon, I’ll join the land of politicos in Washington D.C., to whom political arguments come more naturally than breathing. My family has lived in D.C. since my freshman year, and although I love living in a 68.3 square mile area packed tightly with a sea of navy blue suits, it’s hard to acknowledge that I will have to join the fray of voices in the most political city in America.

| Forum Editor

Undergrads experience life on Capitol Hill with new D.C. program

Undergraduates at Washington University have taken the nation’s capital by storm as part of the new Washington University Semester in D.C. Program.

| News Editor

Waiting for sanity

“Reason is how mankind advances. If we were afraid of everything, we would have never harnessed the power of fire,” Jon Stewart said on Saturday. Only a handful of the 155 Washington University students who took a 16.5-hour bus ride to Washington D.C. heard these words.

| Senior News Editor

Treasury votes to restore sanity

An appeal to subsidize a bus trip taking 165 students to “The Rally to Restore Sanity” in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 30 was funded by the Student Union Treasury Tuesday night.

| Contributing Reporter

D.C. study program to begin in September

Watch out, D.C. Washington University students will soon have the option of going to Washington, D.C., in a semester-long D.C. immersion program.

| Senior News Editor

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