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The Day Before The Big Day

November 18, 2014 I’m a huge fan of this whole “let’s-provide-the-students-with-food” thing the DC Office seems to support from the mountains of pizza on

Rituals in Military Service

The haircut – a high and tight fade with a #1 on the sides and #5 on the top slightly graded for bangs in

A Capitol Time

“Hey guys,” I said, “we’re literally running for Congress! Get it? We’re running towards the Capitol and that’s where Congress meets…” “We get it

Observations from an Election Officer

It was 4:38 in the morning when I pulled in to the United Methodist Church parking lot. Outside was still dark, with no traces

Veterans Writing Group

The Center for Veterans Engagement hosted their first veterans writing group meeting this weekend. The following is my writings from one of the composition

Food for Thought

“In retrospect, it wasn’t the best idea to put Washington in the title,” our speaker told us last Friday. John Williamson, an economist, had

First, do no harm?

SOMOS and MANOS began in part in response to enthusiastic developments in higher education that suggested a happy confluence among the following: the energy

Community Development?

Why are we in the Dominican Republic?  This question was featured prominently at SOMOS beginning-of-the-year retreat on Saturday.  A version of the question (about

DC Summer Institute On Leadership & Community Engagement Comes To An End

This will be my final post about the DC Summer Institute on Leadership & Community Engagement.  It’s been an invaluable summer in Washington DC.