A rule of thumb for nuclear war

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Look toward the horizon. Close one eye. Stick out your arm and hold your thumb over the mushroom cloud looming in the distance. If the cloud is bigger than your thumb, run. Run as fast as you can. This “rule of thumb” has been circulated online as an underground survival
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What is it like in D.C.

I’m spending the semester in Washington, D.C. through a study abroad-type program called UCDC, and I’d be lying if I said the election wasn’t a big draw in getting me to apply for this term.
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Washington, D.C.: An art and food capital

With the Fourth of July fast approaching, you may already have that Independence Day spirit in you. The one city where that same spirit is possibly the most evident year round is Washington, D.C. Many Bears are already in town for internships on Capitol Hill and in nonprofit organizations. But, our nation’s capital is home not only to gorgeous monuments that you can explore for free, it is also a prime location for artists and foodies to spend a day. Here are a few of our favorite things to do in the city.
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