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Author’s Note: This is part two of a series on the redevelopment of the old Southeastern University site in Southwest. These articles will serve to provide information for the greater community, and not to take a side on the development debate. Last month this series began by focusing on members of the community who, for various reasons, […]
Photo caption: Manvi Drona, with her dog Dexter and friends at the Randall Pool on Doggie Day Swim. (Photos courtesy of Perry Klein.) After the Randall pool was closed for the season, it was opened on Sept.12 for Doggie Day Swim. Many of the dogs were from the PAWS of SW group, founded to build and […]
You scream, I scream, we all scream for…The Southwester! Ummm…ice cream, we mean! Join your favorite newspaper and your neighbors at Ice Cream Jubilee Thursday, Oct. 15 from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Sales benefit The Southwester, your favorite local newspaper. Everyone in the community is invited to come join in the fun and have a scoop (or three!) […]
Gentrification is a much discussed topic in DC, along with many other American cities. The term describes a shift from a poorer neighborhood often populated with minority families to a wealthier neighborhood often populated with white singles and couples. Many District residents see the effects of gentrification around them daily, passing by the luxury shops […]
Photo courtesy of Fr. Gerry Lessard, O.P. Names? (Front to back, left to right) Bros. John Sica, Michael Weibley, Athanasius Murphy, Joseph-Anthony Kress, Louis Bertrand Lemoine, Patrick Briscoe, Dominic Verner, Gregory Pine, Clement Dickie, and Raymond Snyder, O.P. Where did you move from? We are from all over the United States: New York, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Indiana. For the last […]
Jawanzah “Jay” Crockett, a 2015 Wilson High School graduate, went on a three-week journey to Japan to learn Japanese language and culture. During the trip, he met students and adults from all walks of life and from different places around the world. For the first two weeks, Jawanzah studied at the NILS School in Fukuoka, […]