A PhD student at the University of Maryland writes about his mounting debt, nearing six figures, and wonders about his choices. Excerpt: If we condemn students for going to grad school when they can’t afford it, then the only people who will go to grad school and get PhDs are those who can. This will only exacerbate the inequalities that have become increasingly apparent in our current economic system. Savage Minds.
When the teacher flubs black history you go rouge. Mahoganie: Musings East of the Anacostia River.
Boyfriend updates. Once in Blue DC Moon.
Coworking Wiki is a useful resource for people in search of a shared office space.
A veterinarian at Friendship Hospital writes about her involvement with DC’s famed snowy owl. Friendship Tails.
Homicide Watch has been covering a murder trial that is the result of a long-standing gang rivalry in Columbia Heights and Adams Morgan. It’s now in its fourth month of testimony.
A beer garden with picnic tables at Mount Vernon Square is approved. District Source.