In her 10th year at the helm of the George Mason High School Varsity girls’ cross-country team, coach Julie Bravin was rewarded for her efforts this fall, as the Washington Post named her the 2008 All-Met Coach of the Year.
There’s good news and bad news about the war in Iraq as it reaches a critical turning point with the end of the so-called military surge that brought an additional 30,000 troops to Iraq 18 months ago, and as the war becomes a key issue in the U.S. presidential campaign.
Critical thought does not often enter into the creative process of L.A.-based band Year Long Disaster. Time and again when questioned about the band’s work on their eponymous debut album, guitarist and frontman Daniel Davies deferred to various forms of the answer “It just happened.”
When I first came out in 1988, if two young gay people met, the reaction often was, “You too! I thought I was alone.” As my 20-year high school reunion approaches, I witnessed an identical response in a seminal New York Times Magazine cover story. At a coffee shop […]
On January 1, 2008, only five days from now, a remarkable generational transition will be made in Arlington political and civic life. David Bell will retire as Clerk of Court and Paul Ferguson will take over. David’s last public ceremony was to swear-in his successor in the Arlington Courthouse on […]
George Mason High School senior Susanna Sullivan and George C. Marshall junior Amanda Crider headlined a list of locals named to the Washington Post’s All-Met team on Wednesday.
Much Ado It has been a busy time in the Commonwealth of Virginia since election day on November 6 and the happenings set the tone for 2008 and beyond.
November 22 – 29, 2007
I don’t know about you, but when Labor Day comes around, it always seems like a New Year to me. All those years of school, I guess!
Few of my columns have received as much reaction as my recent commentary on parking Nazis at the Arlington Farmer’s Market.