Howard University

Outside of the bounds of the U Street neighbourhood lie many institutions which accept many U Street locals. This allows for the oppurtunity of higher education for minority groups. Since U Street is a neighbourhood which is predomantely and historically black, institutions like Howard University provide an education to many of the residents. Not to […]

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Digital Archive: Four

This is the Dwight D. Eisenhower building were the Vice president works as well as many other high ranking government officials. This building is also within walking distance to the former YMCA. This is just another example of the privilege and the prestige of the Dupont area. The YMCA is for people and areas that […]

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Socio Economic Injustice Exposed: Lafayette Square Park

Introduction       Subjects like Biology, Physics, Astronomy, and Chemistry, fascinate us. We spend a majority of our lives in academia learning about these topics, trying to uncover all of the underlying truths, hoping to someday finally understand the world we live in. However, there are other subjects we completely disregard. Architecture and infrastructure, […]

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An Artistic Village: The Impact of Art and Energy on 14th Street NW

For a visual representation of this essay, follow along with my prezi.  14th street NW has a deep and tumultuous history that has been distantly moderated by Washington politicians, realtors, and citizens for decades. Googling 14th street now delights the modern shopper or hip diner with a plethora of trendy options, but from a researcher’s perspective, […]

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Sights and Sounds From Outside the Washington Post Headquarters

Standing on K Street outside the Washington Post’s headquarters, you can hear the city moving around you. In the short recording I captured, you can hear the conversations between the people lining the sidewalk and in the park across the street, supplemented by a performer doing his own rendition of the Indiana Jones’ theme song on […]

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