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Author: Graham Swaney


Ahead of historic inauguration of new U.S. president, dystopian scenes from a riot-rattled Washington

The threat of renewed violence has been hanging over Washington, D.C. since rioters supporting U.S. President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building on Jan. 6. On the eve of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, Capital Current correspondent Graham Swaney captured scenes from the American capital and asked residents what it’s been like — in the midst of the…


Battle of the fans: The faces in the crowd at the 14th Capital Hoops tournament

Fans from Carleton and the University of Ottawa packed into TD Place this past Friday night to support their basketball teams as they faced off for the 14th annual Capital Hoops classic.  The fans were treated to two nail biting games that saw the uOttawa’s men and women pull out narrow victories of 68-67 and 77-75 respectively. This was the…