Category: Outside Arundel

How a Tesla Roadster ended up cruising through a billion-year orbit

By Hannah Clark

On Tuesday, February 6, SpaceX successfully test launched their Falcon Heavy rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, becoming the world’s most powerful rocket in current operation, only surpassed in payload by a 1973 Saturn V moon rocket. Continue reading “How a Tesla Roadster ended up cruising through a billion-year orbit”

A trip to China: the journey of a lifetime

By Aubrey Bacon

My decision to go on the recent school trip to China was abrupt and out of my character. I don’t know what sparked my sudden certainty that I just had to go to China, but whatever it was, I’m glad it happened. Having never left the country prior to this trip, I was slightly nervous about the flight. The longest flight I had ever been on, and the only flight I might add, was a flight from BWI to JAX airport in Florida which took less than two hours. The flight from Dulles to Beijing however was a whopping 14 hours, so it was a drastic difference to what I had been exposed to before. Continue reading “A trip to China: the journey of a lifetime”

United States Air Force celebrates 70th anniversary

By Natalie Adams

On Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17, the United States Air Force celebrated their 70th anniversary (1947-present) by holding an air show at Joint Base Andrews, a military facility in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Continue reading “United States Air Force celebrates 70th anniversary”

Fall fun at the Anne Arundel County Fair

By Davey Burgess

The 2017 Anne Arundel County Fair was held from September 13 to September 17 in Crownsville at 1450 General’s Highway.

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Concert Review: Animal Collective play sold-out show at DC’s 9:30 Club

By Rachel Heller
“Welcome to the show!” shouted Avey Tare, member of the experimental band Animal Collective, amongst whizzing synth sounds and pulsating drum beats. With this simple introduction, the band invited Monday night’s sold-out crowd at DC’s 9:30 Club into their own kaleidoscopic little world—and the audience received them with open arms. Continue reading “Concert Review: Animal Collective play sold-out show at DC’s 9:30 Club”

D.C. Museums for Summer Vacation

By Katelyn Shibilski

 

While in D.C. there are hundreds of places to visit, each of them as interesting as the last. The Smithsonian museums, art museums, and other various museums are great places to spend a weekend exploring. A trip to D.C. doesn’t have to be expensive either, all the museums below are free to visit.
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D.C. day trip: how to get there

By Katelyn Shibilski

Our country’s capital is full of places to explore, and it is only a short ride away. A trip to D.C. can be a great way to spend a day, whether it be to see the monuments around the mall or to see a world class collection of art. But first, you have to know how to get there.  Continue reading “D.C. day trip: how to get there”