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Campus Overload: August 1, 2010 - August 7, 2010

Intern tweets of the week

It's Friday, so here's your weekly list of the funniest things I have seen interns (or their bosses or co-workers) say on Twitter this week ... @aliassquint Just saw the Secretary of the Treasury! Timothy Geithner is like an idol...

By Jenna Johnson  |  August 6, 2010; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Internships, Twitter  
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Police: Attack on NPR intern was random

A NPR intern is in stable condition after being stabbed repeatedly in the back as she walked to work through Chinatown on Wednesday morning, according to the student newspaper at Boston University, where the 20-year-old is a rising junior. Police...

By Jenna Johnson  |  August 5, 2010; 12:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Wisdom for frosh from Hope College students

Today's frosh orientation guest lecturers are students at Hope College in Michigan. Andrew Haggerty, junior, social work and psychology major There are definitely times when it's a great idea to sacrifice a good night's sleep to do something fun. The...

By Jenna Johnson  |  August 5, 2010; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  College 101  | Tags: Frosh Orientation, Hope College  
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NPR summer intern stabbed in the District

D.C. police have arrested a women who allegedly stabbed a NPR summer intern Wednesday morning in D.C.'s Chinatown neighborhood, less than two blocks from NPR's headquarters. Police say the two women got into some sort of dispute near a TD...

By Jenna Johnson  |  August 4, 2010; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Introducing Intern City -- your guide to all things intern

Yeah, we know that you can't get enough info about internships -- so today The Post is launching a web page devoted entirely to D.C. interns. www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/metro/special/intern-city/index.html">Intern City is your one-stop guide to Washington: Ask questions, flip through our intern scrapbook, receive career tips, follow internship news, watch videos, find local blogs and -- most importantly -- locate the best happy hour specials.

By Jenna Johnson  |  August 4, 2010; 10:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Interns: Avoid happy hour embarrassments

Grabbing drinks with co-workers? Follow our "Five Rules for a Successful Happy Hour."

By Jenna Johnson  |  August 4, 2010; 10:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns , Networking , Night Life  | Tags: Internships  
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Financial Literacy 101

Today's frosh orientation guest lecturer is Kathryn Mullaney, vice president of finance at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. Following the arrival of that coveted fat envelope from the college or university, students and parents typically sit down to figure...

By Jenna Johnson  |  August 3, 2010; 11:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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U-Md. police: License and Red Bull, please?

Two University of Maryland police officers pulled over a Red-Bull-branded Mini Cooper on Thursday evening, issued a warning to the driver for not correctly wearing her seat belt and walked away with at least four cases of free Red Bull,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  August 2, 2010; 5:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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University of Georgia named top party school

In higher education, it's often all about the rankings. And so my inbox has filled this afternoon with e-mails about the most important list of the year: The Princeton Review's Top Party Schools. This year the winner is the University...

By Jenna Johnson  |  August 2, 2010; 3:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Night Life  | Tags: Night Life, Ohio University, Penn State, University of Georgia, University of Mississippi, West Virginia University  
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GWU dean's tips for the Class of 2014

Today's frosh orientation guest lecturer is Helen Cannaday Saulny, the dean of freshman at George Washington University. It's the beginning of August, which for incoming freshmen means the start of their college career in less than a month. Whether you...

By Jenna Johnson  |  August 2, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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21 cliched D.C. attractions you must visit

A checklist of all the touristy DC places you must see before your internship ends.

By Jenna Johnson  |  August 2, 2010; 11:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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