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Hundreds of Thousands March to End Gun Violence
NEWS

Hundreds of Thousands March to End Gun Violence

By: Adrienne Perkins and Montana Couser, Howard University News Service Hundreds of thousands marched in the nation’s capital and across the world to commemorate those killed by gun violence and to demand more effective gun control legislation. The march, entitled March for Our Lives, was led by teenagers and survivors of the mass shooting at…

Healthy Bites to Eat in DC #HeartHealthMonth
LIFE+STYLE

Healthy Bites to Eat in DC #HeartHealthMonth

By: Melisa Philogene, Health and Wellness Reporter (@AYEEMel)   Not only are we coming up on one month until spring break, it’s also Heart Health Month! Whether you will be living your best life lying on a sandy beach, impacting a community abroad or just wanting to make sure you’re taking care of your body,…

Supporting the Cause: Special Olympics DC
SPORTS

Supporting the Cause: Special Olympics DC

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 06:10 PM EST, Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 Annually, the Special Olympics host their annual fundraiser event, known as the Polar Plunge, at Nationals Park. This year was no different, as participants had the opportunity to jump into three above ground swimming pools. “The Special Olympics started in 1971, so the organization…