Author: Samantha Weaver

Doctor, Doctor Give Me The News 0

Doctor, Doctor Give Me The News

When I pitched the idea for this story, I really had no idea what it was going to turn into. The QUESTPress team had been toying with the idea of expanding our coverage to...

Graduation: T-Minus Seven Months 0

Graduation: T-Minus Seven Months

Writing this article was hard. When I offered to do an article about taking 490H, on being a senior in general, I had no plans for it. But how hard could it be? It...

Summer Recap: Internships 0

Summer Recap: Internships

QUEST students are well known for being involved and on the go during the semester, and we certainly don’t stop once school lets out. From systems engineering in San Francisco (Renee Adkins, Q23) to...

One Year Later: Expectations vs. Reality of Working Full-Time 0

One Year Later: Expectations vs. Reality of Working Full-Time

By Sam Weaver (Q26) It’s easy to forget in your first two years of college that you (most likely) have to graduate after four years. As a current junior, it’s a reality that’s becoming...

Q17 Alumna Brings Barre to College Park 0

Q17 Alumna Brings Barre to College Park

When QUEST Alumna, Lauren Filocco (Q17), wanted to open a barre studio she “knew it had to be in College Park.” Less than a year later, OpenBarre had its grand opening in February, just...

An Argument For Going Big With QUEST Projects 0

An Argument For Going Big With QUEST Projects

When you’re playing a sport, there’s a moment when knowing how to do something tips over into knowing. It’s the moment that theoretical knowledge becomes your body’s instinctive reaction. The phenomenon, it turns out,...

QUESTees Hack Bitcamp 2016 0

QUESTees Hack Bitcamp 2016

Bitcamp is an all-weekend hackathon, hosted on the University of Maryland’s campus. But what really is a hackathon? It’s a coding marathon where participants combine their hobbies and interests with technology to create some...

Got Skills? 0

Got Skills?

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my – admittedly short – time in QUEST, it’s that everyone loves to lend a hand. Don’t know what electives to take next semester? Can’t figure out...

Terp Farm Fall Harvest Festival: Eat More, Waste Less 0

Terp Farm Fall Harvest Festival: Eat More, Waste Less

The Farm is a well-loved spot on campus. Serving as a nod to the University of Maryland’s agricultural roots and a welcomed distraction from classes (particularly when the spring’s baby animals make an appearance),...