Put The Charm In Charm City

By: Courtney Parto Baltimore has been my home since the day I was born. I’ve been just about everywhere and seen all of the major tourist attractions. The Inner Harbor, Federal Hill, and Canton are just a few of Baltimore’s major areas. However, Hampden isn’t typically in the forefront of any Baltimorean’s mind. Hampden is…

One Last Goodbye

By Savannah Lawrence How many missteps could I make in one day? The Old Town neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia, was the place to answer that question. The red cobblestone streets, while picturesque, were treacherous. Add in a walk up the steps of Alexandria’s wannabe Washington Monument, The George Washington Masonic National Memorial — where the…

The Lost Get Found

By Caroline Izzi Nobody knows that I drove to Sandy Point at 6 a.m. to watch the sunrise. This was a last minute plan that had popped into my head the night before due to the overwhelmingness of deadlines and emotions. One time I decided to wander the National Mall and stare at the aesthetics…

Point Lookout, Maryland

By: Drew Wysocki Have you ever heard stories from friends or family about a place and always thought I should really go and see what everyone is talking about, but just never got around to it? When this assignment was presented to us there was no hesitation in knowing where that one special place I…

Chasing Waterfalls

By: Amanda Windesheim In the beginning of the semester, in my environmental science class, professor Mark Norris asked our class a question. He asked our class, “What do you like about nature?” and “What do you like to do outside?” Most of the class answered seriously, but then others in the class answered with, I…