By Marissa Evans,
Marissa is a summer 2012 Chips Quinn Scholar and metro desk intern for The Washington Post. A San Diego native, she has interned with UT-San Diego, The Star Tribune, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. She is an alumna of The New York Times Student Journalism Institute. Send story tips, DC adventure ideas and hellos to firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @marissaaevans. You can also like her on Facebook.