Entries by Katey Haas

We Breathe Fire

By Emma Kelly “Some women fear the fire, some women simply become it…” – R.H. Sin The 2017 Women’s March in Washington, D.C. was the largest demonstration in U.S. history. As unfathomable as it sounds, more than 4 million people marched across the country, according to the Washington Post. This didn’t include sister marches all […]

Top 5 Favorite Healthy Foods in DC

By Arielle Berger Hi. My name is Arielle and I am no stranger to food. I love to try new foods and seek out places to eat that are off the beaten path. I grew up eating primarily organic food with a salad at every home cooked meal, so I have a good sense of […]

How to Entertain Yourself When You Have Free Time at Work

By Nora Scally Update your LinkedIn I’ve become a master at making sure my LinkedIn profile is up to date and looking like a business professional. Browse through your photos and find the perfect headshot, write descriptions for all the jobs you’ve worked, and make sure you sound like a professional. Apply for Jobs/Internships On […]

Metro Story

By Marc-Yves Regis II When I found out that I would have to ride the metro into work, I was ecstatic. I had an overly romanticized view of what the ride would be like; I pictured myself holding a warm cup of coffee in one hand, with a crisp copy of The Washington Post in the other. […]

The Can’t Miss Holiday Celebrations in DC

By Caitlin Cryan The fall class at WMI has the unique experience of watching the seasons change from the hot summer to the leaves changing in fall, and finally into the cooler winter. The transitional period of November into December is always a magical time, but experiencing it in the city makes it extra special. Slowly, […]

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 […]