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Mason Grads – Get Festive with DMV Spring Festivals!

February 20, 2019

By Arsadur Rahman

With spring midterm season upon us, you may need a variation in your daily mundane class-library-home routine. Perhaps you need something to re-energize you to write that thesis paper or to code script to create a new application. Spring festivals offer a delightful escape from the day-to-day.

Festivals are one- or multi-day events where attendees can explore different topics and themes and engage with diverse populations. You and your friends can come together to celebrate, dance, learn, and laugh as you create lasting memories.

Now let’s take a look at some of my top picks in the region, beginning at our very own George Mason campus.

As a …

Featured Day Trip: Baltimore, Maryland

April 25, 2018

Andrew J Quillen

In the midst of balancing work, school, and family life, sometimes you just need a change of scenery. Luckily, we have a plethora of escape options from Northern Virginia and DC. The last day trip I covered was Charlottesville, Virginia; this week I’ll introduce you to Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore’s vibrant culture hosts a multitude of incredible restaurants and remarkable attractions—at only an hour and change away, it’s worth the trip.

Baltimore, founded in 1729, is the most populous city in Maryland, and one of the largest ports in the Mid-Atlantic. Having seen the American Revolution and development of the Union, Baltimore offers visitors a rich dive …