My Spanish Adventure

By Kari Condel Staff Writer Breathtaking sights, incredible food and a vibrant culture are all ways to describe Spain. Studying about the nature and culture of this country is one thing, but having the opportunity to visit the country itself is truly life-changing. As a Spanish major, it was a dream come true to assess where I am with the language, where I want to be and … [Read more...]

The Seoul of Korea

By Christopher Shaddock Editor-in-Chief In the beginning of the summer I went to South Korea with my friends, where we stayed in the city of Seoul. Seoul is a beautiful city with uniquely structured buildings, forest mountains on its outskirts and a glistening river cutting through it. It is one of the largest cities in the world with a population of 10 million … [Read more...]

“Spiderman: Homecoming” Fun and Energetic Reboot of the Reboot

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor Fifteen years after his debut on the silver screen and five years after his reboot, Spiderman makes his comeback and much anticipated integration into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with Jon Watt’s “Spiderman: Homecoming.” Watt’s film, unlike its predecessors, brings a fresh story with the character without having to … [Read more...]

Trip to Italy a Real Treat

By Ellen Cicchitti Staff Writer From May 20-29, I went to Italy with my family where we stayed in Sorrento, Florence and Rome, making a few stops along the way. The first impression I had when we arrived to Sorrento was that Italy is compact. Small houses pressed close to each other and tiny cars were all along the tight, narrow streets that made driving seem like a … [Read more...]

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...]