Life’s Trial Run

By Emily Rosenthal Are my wheels shaking?  My wheels are shaking and my heart is racing.  My heart would continue to race throughout my trip, worried that something would go wrong.  I kept driving anyway—west on I-70 at 70 miles per hour.  By myself. “You’re going alone?” I could sense the anxiety in my mom’s…

Can Virginia Be The New Napa Valley?

By: Kaitlyn Rollyson I am currently drinking a Bordeaux style blend, with a rich nose of Cabernet Sauvignon, looking over a beautiful landscape that is made of rolling hills, a gleaming lake, and trees changing color as far as the eye can see. This blend, dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, is complex from the moment the…

St. Michaels: The Place To Try New Things

  By: Paige Cunningham St. Michaels is a small town “full of history, love, and oysters” a local explained to me. After that I was very curious to dig deeper into the history and love he was talking about. The oysters, not so much. But first, it was breakfast time. It was the first crisp October…

By: Jon Tompkins I am 23 years old and I have lived in New York my entire life. I live in Manhasset on Long island, about 25 minutes outside of the city. I am fortunate enough to have a train a block away from my house making it extremely convenient to make a quick trip…

Adventures With Bruce The Border Collie

Over the past few months, I have learned a lot about myself as a person, and as hiker/traveler.  I am from Long Beach, Long Island, where there aren’t any hiking trails.  We have the beach and a boardwalk, which are the town’s pride and joy, but we don’t have hiking trails. We have some paths…

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…