Category Archives: Exploring DC

5 Awesome Free Things to do In DC

whitaker_alexis_jeffmem_S14by Alexis Whitaker, CAPPP Ambassador

Washington, DC is a truly unique city, full of history, art, and culture that can’t be found anywhere else.

Making the most of your time in the capital on a college budget can seem like a daunting task but truthfully the options are endless.

There are so many cheap and free activities in DC that you’ll have no trouble filling up each of your ten weekends during the UCLA CAPPP Quarter in Washington Program.

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Food Adventures in DC

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by Erica Henderson, Fall 2013

There are many unique, delicious and affordable food adventures to be had in DC that are accessible to the UC Washington Center. Below are some of the restaurants that I enjoyed during my time in DC, but I am sure that any CAPPP Quarter in Washington student could make their own list of favorites.

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Must See DC: Five Spots to Explore

miller_anaika_cherryblossoms_S14by Anaika Miller, CAPPP Ambassador

You’ve secured your internship, you’ve got your airfare booked and your wardrobe is ready to pack–and now you’re thinking about all the places you want to see once you’re in Washington, DC. Continue reading Must See DC: Five Spots to Explore

Sustainable DC: The Top Five Ways DC is Going Green

whitaker_alexis_jeffmem_S14by Alexis Whitaker, CAPPP Ambassador

Like many cities across the US, Washington, DC is adopting practices to minimize its environmental impact and maximize energy  efficiency. Washington now has a comprehensive 20-year plan called Sustainable DC that aims to make the city “the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the United States.”

Here  are five of the most impactful efforts the city has undertaken to ensure environmental quality.

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