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Middleburg Spring Races: Family Fun for Horse Lovers

The trophies given out at the end of each race in the race tower paddock were handed to laughing family owners of all ages, from grandpas to great-grandchildren in spring dresses and jeans.

Earth Day Is the Earth’s Day, All Around Us

Especially in this April time, walk the neighborhoods, go to the zoo, sit on a park bench, march on the trails in the city parks and forests, where light mixes with dark.

GU Students Vote for ‘Reconciliation Fee’

The proposed fee of $27.20 per student per semester would create a fund to help descendants of the 272 slaves sold by the university in 1838. 

Outdoor Furniture to Enhance Georgetown

Georgetown’s Business Improvement District organization will buy the furniture, install it, plant the plants and trees and maintain them throughout the year.

GU Petition Wants Falsely Admitted Students Expelled

An online petition called for Georgetown University to revoke the degrees of former students who were involved in the fraud and expel those still attending.

New GU Gallery Features Work by Glenn Ligon

On Monday, April 1, the Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Gallery will host a free public conversation between artist Glenn Ligon and Steven Nelson, art history professor and director of the African Studies Center at UCLA.

Greet Spring in Charlottesville During Historic Garden Week

The first day of spring arrives this week — Wednesday, March 20 — and perhaps none of our forefathers knew more about gardening and...

Ideas for Your Next Irish Jaunt

As you begin your green beer romp through St. Patrick’s Day weekend, here are a few travel recommendations from some of our editors and readers.

Admissions Scandal Hits Close to Home

The investigation has ensnared Georgetown University, in the person of Gordon Ernst, a former tennis coach who has been, according to reports, charged with racketeering and conspiracy.

A Gift of Love, Always

Love runs on words, sweet words, outrageous words, words like jet fuel, words as imaginary happenings, flying fast and furious and helpless with imaginary wings.