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Why You Should Be Practicing Yoga (and Where on a Student Budget)
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Why You Should Be Practicing Yoga (and Where on a Student Budget)

By: Clarice Metzger, Life+Style Editor (@_itsClarice) Yoga, along with its natural health benefits, has been around for over 5,000 years. Its focus on the body’s natural tendency towards health and self-healing creates strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body. “Yoga is calming and relaxing and allows you to maintain an internal sense…

Hip-Hop’s Global Impact at CBC’s 47th Annual Legislative Conference
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Hip-Hop’s Global Impact at CBC’s 47th Annual Legislative Conference

By Jamara Robinson, Life+Style Reporter (@itsJamara) The Congressional Black Caucus held their 47th Annual Legislative Conference Sept. 20-25— five days of events dedicated to issues currently affecting the black community worldwide. On the conference’s third day, there was a panel discussion about hip-hop’s impact on the United States of America’s economy and how the culture…

They Brought Back Brady’s Jersey, Now Bring Back Our Girls
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They Brought Back Brady’s Jersey, Now Bring Back Our Girls

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:30 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 Following the New England Patriots being named the 2017 Super Bowl Champions, champion quarterback Tom Brady announced that his game jersey had been stolen. This was the second Super Bowl jersey the quarterback had lost, as his Super Bowl XLIX jersey had also…

Inauguration Day Ignites District-Wide Protests
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Inauguration Day Ignites District-Wide Protests

Jason Ajiake, News Editor and Sabrina Newton, Contributing Writer Posted 9:12 PM EST, Sun., Jan. 29, 2017 Protests shook downtown Washington, D.C. as Donald J Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, Friday, Jan. 20, with thousands gathering in solidarity in protest of his policies, ideals and proposals for the forthcoming presidential term….

Blacks, Minorities Largely Absent During Inauguration
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Blacks, Minorities Largely Absent During Inauguration

By Sydney Williams, Howard University News Service WASHINGTON – African Americans, Hispanics, in fact most people of color, were a rarity at President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The lack participation America’s black and other minority communities was stark to viewers on television and on the ground.  The makeup of the audience, as well as those on…

D.C. Police Fatally Shoot Black Man on Christmas Day
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D.C. Police Fatally Shoot Black Man on Christmas Day

By Jason Ajiake, News Editor Posted 3:30 PM EST, Fri., Jan. 13, 2017 Gerald Javon Hall, 29, was shot and killed by the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) on Dec. 25, 2016 at the 3200 block of Walnut Street NE. Officers arrived at the scene after reports of a domestic dispute between the man and his girlfriend, Chante…

Funky Piece Brings Cannabis Accessories to Adams Morgan
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Funky Piece Brings Cannabis Accessories to Adams Morgan

By Victoria Jones, Copy Editor Posted 1:20 PM EST, Weds., Dec. 7, 2016 Funky Piece Smoke Shop and Glass Gallery has arrived in Adams Morgan for all of your smoking and marijuana accessory needs. What started as an online store in 2012 by local bud enthusiast Matthew Bebawy, grew to a brick and mortar location after the…

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