Washington DC

Folger Theatre reinterprets Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet for modern audiences

Folger Theatre in Washington D.C. launched a new production of "Romeo and Juliet" that reads like any modern play and is available to college students at a reduced price.

Shakespeare has remained relevant in western culture throughout the centuries with millions of productions produced over the centuries since his death and regaled in high school English classrooms world-wide. Sometimes students cannot help but dread and fear the name.

Mason professor discusses the future of the Washington area economy

The Washington metropolitan area’s economy is always changing, but one Mason professor has an idea of what it will look like in the future.

Stephen Fuller addressed the topic of the Washington area economy on Feb. 18 during his Vision Series lecture at the Arlington campus’ Founders Hall. Fuller is a Mason professor of public policy and director of the Center for Regional Analysis.

According to Fuller, the Washington area is the most politically complex U.S. metropolitan region, given that the area  is comprised of 22 independent jurisdictions.

[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.