Entries by Katey Haas

How to Impress Your Employer

By Paige Ross Having recently graduated college, I have been faced with the difficulty of pretending to know what I’m doing and be an adult. I recently moved 634 miles across the United States to Washington, DC and am interning at a PR and events company that works primarily with organizations affiliated with the military. […]

The Dupont Underground

By Bobby Gehlen The dark and mysterious tunnels under Dupont Circle had remained abandoned for over 40 years.  The thoughts of how to repurpose the crumbling trolley car passage from the 1940s are bizarre to say the least.  Proposed ideas ranged from a place to store the ashes of the deceased, to a children’s playground […]

The top 20 things 20somethings should do in DC this fall

By Holly Cameron Fall is one of my top four favorite seasons. Between the crisp leaves, the warm drinks, Halloween, and Thanksgiving, it’s a magical time of year that so many busy young adults take for granted. Therefore, in honor of this being my first fall in the hustle and bustle area of Washington, DC, I formed a […]

How to move across the country and live on the East Coast

By Kristine Xu So maybe you’re thinking about coming to the Washington Media Institute to further enrich your education. Maybe you’re a fresh graduate who’s looking for the next step. Maybe you live across the country and you’re not sure whether or not it’s doable to take this next step on the East Coast. For […]

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By Christian Brosnan Everyone going into the public relations, advertising, and/or marketing fields understands the concept of an agency, but not everyone gets to experience it. I have been lucky enough to get a taste this summer of all that this particular realm of the industry has to offer and cannot overstate the positive effect […]

Ode To My Heat Coast Summer

By Ana Lewett Weather on the East Coast should not have come as any surprise. I couldn’t of heard more weather warnings if I tried when I told my friends and family I would be interning in Washington, D.C. from May through July. “You’ll be in D.C. in July?” my West Coast friends would jeer, […]

“We Hold These Truths…”?

By Kali Woods A sense of patriotism ravaged the capital, as strangers from different places gathered together to revel in the anniversary of our country. American flags blew gracefully in the breeze as innocent children ran carelessly through the grass with their sparklers; barbecue grills kindled with the pungent aroma of charcoal smoke; couples kissed passionately […]

D.C. Drivers

By Carly Fernandes Living in Lafayette, California for my whole life, I have not been exposed to much.  As everyone from my area says, my town is a bubble. We are lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel 20 minutes into the beautiful cities of San Francisco and Oakland, but they are nothing like […]

Is There Room in the National Budget for a Dehumidifier?

By Michael Preston It has quickly become the thing I dread the most about every morning. No, not the alarm. Not the daily grind of the upcoming workday. Not even the small fortune that I’ll inevitably be spending on food for the rest of the day. Nope – the thing I dread the most every […]