Fourth of July a time for reflection

WASHINGTON- Many American University summer students and faculty members shared their favorite Fourth of July memories as they prepared for one of the country’s most celebrated holidays. Liam Toohey, an American University library employee, is planning on visiting a friend’s house and going to a local park to watch fireworks. Toohey’s favorite part about going…

Friends, fireworks, crowds planned for Fourth of July

WASHINGTON–As the Fourth of July approaches, students, faculty and staff at American University have different plans and preparations to commemorate America’s birthday from spending it in the city to hanging out with friends at home. University Library receptionist, Edward Shine, 20, will marinate steak and then head to a barbecue at a friend’s house Friday afternoon before tackling crowds to see the fireworks at…

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Tourism: the capital of Washington

WASHINGTON — As the capital of the United States, this city is known for its tourism. The industry affects both the city’s economy as well as the everyday lives of residents. Though there are varying views on tourism, most tend to be positive. “I’m glad to have people coming here to visit the national capital of…