Nationals Park to Ramp Up to Full Capacity

By Southwester Staff In May, the government of the District of Columbia approved the Washington Nationals’ request to operate at 100% capacity starting June 10. Single game tickets are available for upcoming Nationals games. The team also recently unveiled a new facemask policy. Fully vaccinated fans – meaning those who are two weeks past their final shot […]

Southwest Sports on a Truck

Youth-Led Community Event Series By Southwester Staff Nate Green and Neko Hagan, 8th and 9th grade students at Jefferson Middle School Academy and Anacostia High School (respectively), will be hosting a series of six community events called Southwest Sports on a Truck at King Greenleaf Field between May 16 and June 27.  These events will […]

Major League Sports Make a Return to the District

By Ned Yarsky The Coronavirus epidemic has caused businesses to close, massive layoffs and furloughs, and forced a new way of life. Despite all the calamity of the pandemic, however, sports are coming back into our daily lives, and hopefully the return will bring back some nostalgia of our pre-COVID American way of life.  There […]

Washington Nationals Work to Get Shift Done

By Southwester Staff In late April, Washington Nationals Philanthropies and the Greater Washington Community Foundation announced a new partnership with Get Shift Done to launch the Get Shift Done DMV initiative to coordinate, schedule, and pay adversely affected hourly workers in the hospitality industry to work shifts for local food access providers. Get Shift Done […]