[COLUMN] Robert Griffin III has mine and the District's approval

Washington, D.C. has been through a whirlwind of emotion over the past week. Postseason baseball returned to the nation's capital for the first time since the FDR administration. The Nationals won an exhilarating Game 4 in walk-off fashion on Jayson Werth’s home run, all before a heart-breaking collapse in the ninth inning of Game 5, roughly 24 hours later, putting an end to the team's promising season.

COLUMN: College football and partying aren't always hand-in-hand

Partying and college are synonymous with each other. Popular culture tells us that the purpose of college is to have as much fun as possible while managing to earn a degree before facing the everyday struggles of life in the “real world.” Throw in a successful football team and you have a cornucopia of emotions, rolled into one. But when does this mixture of partying, football and college become detrimental to a student’s academics?