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Collective Aww: George Washington University hooked this little girl up after she cried in a now viral video upon learning she wouldn’t be able to meet George Washington. Hopefully, the university’s mascot suffices. +3

You’re Not Crazy: The Red Line does actually have more delays than other Metro lines. -4

No Means No: The Washington football team’s newly minted star quarterback Colt McCoy tried to give an exciting post game interview last night after his winning game, but the team’s vice president of communications forcibly pulled him away, yelling “no means no” at the reporter. It seems team officials have forgotten how to win. -3

Happy Home Rule: Mayor Vince Gray and other D.C. officials of past and present will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Home Rule Act tonight at the Wilson Building. +2

Friday’s Needle rating: 57 Today’s score: -2 Today’s Needle rating: 55