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    5 D.C. Cafés That Offer More Than Just a Dose of Caffeine

    (Photo courtesy of Tryst 2459 18th St. NW Columbia Heights Metro (Green/Yellow Line) In the heart of D.C.’s eclectic neighborhood, Adams Morgan, Tryst attracts young and old professionals who want to find refuge in a busy neighborhood for some good coffee, food and drinks. If [...]
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    Blog: Visual Novels – Why Anime Adaptations Rarely Get it Right

    If you don’t know what a visual novel is, that’s understandable – the medium never quite took off in America. It’s a Japan-dominated video game genre that is essentially a mashup between choose-your-own-adventure books and manga. That might sound juvenile to non-players, but fans [...]
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    Banned Books Week Showcases the Good, the Bad and the Dirty

    In celebration of Banned Books Week, D.C. Public Library employees encouraged readers to protest banning books at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in the nation’s capital Sept. 24. Clad in all-black with neon yellow caution tape wrapped around their arms, the Birmingham Jail [...]
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    Blog: “City of God” – A Foreign Film With Feverish Power

    A lot of movies are fun to watch. As a form of entertainment, being fun is a big thing that movies are supposed to do. The movie industry puts out endless action flicks and romantic comedies and CGI extravaganzas for this express purpose, and they often succeed, even if these films fail at [...]

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    Student Stories From the 11th

    September 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

    As today marks 13 years since Sept. 11., university students take a moment to reminisce, pay their respects and, most importantly, remember. Featured in this portrait is [...]


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    Tom Krell Teaches U Street How To Dress Well

    September 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

    Tom Krell is a lo-fi R&B musician based out of Chicago. (Kate Faiella/Bloc Photographer) Only candle light bathed the basement of U Street Music Hall when Tom Krell, also [...]

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