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Reenactors fire a cannon as they participate in a Civil War battle reenactment. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

D.C. Area Colleges, Theaters to Create Civil War Plays

Four major universities are joining theater companies in Boston, Baltimore, Washington and Atlanta in a project to commission new plays, music and dance compositions about the Civil War and its lasting legacy.


A shortage of Port-A-Potty restrooms at President Obama's inauguration could lead to a messy situation as a result of event budget cuts. (Photo credit JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Lack Of Port-A-Potties Could Create Messy Situation At Obama Inauguration

While debt ceilings and tax cuts have dominated Washington, D.C., discussion in recent months, one budget cut from President Obama’s Monday inauguration could create a real mess – not enough port-a-potties.


The fanfare for President Obama's second inauguration is expected to be far less than the first in January 2009. (Photo credit JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Fanfare for Second Inauguration Toned Down from Four Years Ago

Four years and one re-election after Barack Obama became America’s first black president, some of the thrill is gone.


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GW University ‘Unranked’ for Overstating Number of Elite Students

U.S. News & World Report is explaining why it ‘unranked’ George Washington University in its listing of Best Colleges when other schools that misreported data kept their rankings.


File photo of a George Washington University sign at the school's commencement ceremony. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

George Washington University ‘Unranked’ By U.S. News

George Washington University on Wednesday lost its U.S. News & World Report ranking as one of the top national universities because the school revealed it had erroneously reported data on incoming students for more than a decade.


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GW Students Hold Old Cell Phone Drive With Metro

George Washington University students begin an effort to collect old cellphones from Metro riders in the Washington area to help fund health projects abroad.


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GWU Students To Collect Old Cellphones For Charity

George Washington University students are beginning an effort to collect old cellphones from Metro riders in the Washington area to help fund health projects abroad. Find out which of the Metro stops will have the dropoffs…


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Norovirus Outbreak Hits George Washington University; 85 Sick

Approximately 85 cases of norovirus have been confirmed by the George Washington University Student Health Service since Monday.


File photo of a teacher writing on a chalkboard. (Credit: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images)

George Washington Professor Gives A’s To Entire Class Before Resigning

A George Washington University medical school professor has resigned after students complained that she never taught a required class and assigned all her students an “A” grade.




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