Explore Fort McHenry, Battle of Baltimore site

By Jeana Teddick Staff Writer In 1814, with “the rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air,” citizens once watched 1,000 American soldiers valiantly defend Fort McHenry in the Battle of Baltimore. The Fort McHenry National Monument enshrines this famous battle, serving as the birthplace of various extraordinary historic events, including the origin of the country’s … [Read more...]

Alternative Break Trips Let Students Better Themselves by Bettering Communities

By Jaci Wendel News Editor This article was originally published in Issue 11, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (March 24, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue. “I learned that I am so much stronger than I thought. I realized I’m strong in mind, in strength and in values.” Freshman Elizabeth Ruth learned these things while volunteering in New Orleans, one of … [Read more...]