Today's college students were not even teenagers when the events of Sept. 11, 2001 occurred. But Commentator Neil Kerwin -- President of American University -- says the events of that day have made lasting impacts on higher education, and on the students themselves.
Questions of religion, faith and trust are not unique to the Muslim community. Georgetown University President Jack DeGioia says 9/11 prompted interfaith dialogue in communities around the world, and now, 10 years later, it's imperative that those collaborations continue.
Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney gives an analysis of some of this week's top news including a possible downgrade in the District's bond rating and Pepco's performance during Hurricane Irene.
Katherine Bradley is the co-founder and president of the City Bridge Foundation, focused on building a strong system of traditional public and charter schools in the District. She says she owes her drive and success to an inspirational teacher.
The back-to-school season kicks off in the District today. Schools in Maryland and Virginia will soon follow. Commentator Karim Kai Ani says we should pay close attention to the kind of math instruction students receive when they arrive.
No matter whether it's feathered, permed or stick-straight, hair is an important element when it comes to style. But for commentator Rohjanae Mathis, her new "do" means so much more. Rohjanae talks about how she learned to embrace her natural beauty, and in turn gain a new found freedom.
Countless wistful students have sat bored in class, wishing they had a machine to transport them beyond the schoolyard gates. Commentator Lewis Reining got to build one, and says what he learned during the process rivaled some of the science and math lessons he sat through in high school.
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