WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

UDC President Under Scrutiny

Play associated audio
UDC President Allen Sessoms.
UDC
UDC President Allen Sessoms.

An investigation by Fox5 found UDC President Allen Sessoms spent thousands of tax-payer dollars on expensive plane tickets, including an $8,000 flight to Egypt that was purchased just three days before he left.

Gray says he's looking for answers.

"Well I think it starts with the question: What was the purpose of the trip in the first place? And then if there's a legitimate purpose associated with the trip, then that's defensible, and then who did the trip pay for?" he says.

UDC is the city's only public university.

NPR

Hieronymus Bosch Died 500 Years Ago, But His Art Will Still Creep You Out

Known by some as "the Devil's painter," Bosch depicted imaginary animals and souls being violently tortured. At least one critic believes he's the father of modern art.
NPR

With A Zap, Scientists Create Low-Fat Chocolate

Scientists say they've figured out how to reduce the fat in milk chocolate by running it through an electric field. The result is healthier, but is it tastier?
NPR

The View From The Northeast Corridor: Deep Divisions Ahead Of 2016 Election

Despite a history of Democratic electoral solidarity, a trip through the Northeast finds Republicans hoping to make inroads in November and Democrats pushing for the voting power of immigrants.
NPR

President Obama Acknowledges 'Brexit' To Silicon Valley Crowd

President Obama delivered a speech Friday at Stanford University, and remarked on the Brexit vote in front of a crowd of young, tech-forward, pro-globalization attendees from 170 countries.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.