Column: Students visit NBC4

Another deadline day was not met, second week running. It seemed that I would never make the 8 a.m. publication time for the final school-year issue of Sumus Leones, a high school newspaper that I founded in February. Procrastination, complaining and lack of time had threatened to derail the end of year one. It did. A fifth…

Twosome discover buscapade

  Two American University summer program students   experienced a late night bus adventure Tuesday night, their third night on campus. Discovering they sprinted onto the Metro bus and not the American University shuttle, Liz Varner of Medfield, M.A. and Jake Assael of Pelham, N.Y., both 17, looked around with alarm as they left the bus…

A 21st Century Library

Wi-Fi, computers, quiet, and, yes, drinks are allowed but this isn’’t an Internet café, it is the new library in Tenleytown. The Tenley/Friendship library knew exactly what it was doing when it opened up its new library in January going head to head with Kindles and  Nooks for readers’ time and attention. The outside boast…

First Impression of Georgetown

Stephany Spindel Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 First Impression of Georgetown   As I walked down Joe Pozell Square I admired brick buildings around me. Cars and buses came to a stop, and trendy people shuffled past the intersection, shopping bags in one hand, and cell phones in the other.                                                                     …

Kids rock at neighborhood music camp

Julian Klingen is ready to rock. The 11-year-old is attending rock band camp at Middle C Music Store, a community music store in D.C.’s Tenleytown neighborhood that encourages musicians in all shapes and sizes. A D.C. native, he’s been taking guitar lessons at the store for the past year, and was excited about getting involved…