Charming Annapolis

By Nicole Wilmoth It was a chilly day in late October; the crisp feeling of fall had just begun. The chilly air was the only thing that seemed to keep me awake. This was one of the last things I wanted to do; preferably I would have spent my day lying in bed under my…

College Park…A Smart Place to Live

By: Bianca Holland When you hear the name College Park, what do you immediately think of? Is it the well-known and prestigious University of Maryland, known to be a great research university with an outstanding student population? Or are you reminded of the Comcast Center that holds many school functions, concerts, and basketball games? There’s…

Soldier’s Delight: A Hiker’s Paradise

By Amanda Minkove There’s nothing like being out in nature and taking a hike in a beautiful barren area with a never-ending view of green. Soldier’s Delight is such a beautiful, relaxing area, and with its 1,900 acres of barren land and over seven miles of hiking trails, it’s easy to feel relaxed and at…

More Than Just The Hoyas

By Anthony Arcell As the seasons start to change, so do the leaves on the trees. I looked to my left, and I saw a long creek with no apparent beginning while I traveled on a one-lane road. I seemed to be the only one out driving on this delightful October afternoon. I was on…

Paranormal Port

By Amanda Calcado Sprinting up the decaying steps and laughing, I landed on the top step and felt as though the wind had been knocked out of me. An eerie chill crept through my bones, and and I felt like something was watching, warning me to turn back around. I was a senior in high…

On the Lake

By Jamie Schafer Each summer, during the same week and with the same people, my family escapes to a cooler part of Maryland, both in its temperature and in its experience than at the Mason Dixon Line where we live. We pack our cars and wait for the countdown timers on our phones to go…

Prospering in the Shadows of Giants

By William Dawson The train rattles along the tracks as we hurtle towards our destination for the day. The scenery outside blurs together as our group of six sits quietly during a lull in the conversation. I get lost in my own thoughts as I stare out the window daydreaming. It amazes me how easily…