Have you ever felt a longing for the Alps? Have you ever felt a magnetic connection to every passing Volkswagen? Have you ever wished to meet Frederick the Great? If so, then you belong at the upcoming Virginia Organization of German Students Convention, proudly hosted by the esteemed MLWGS German Club. Held on Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27, the VOGS convention is an excellent opportunity for German speakers and non-speakers alike to explore their interests in topics of German history, culture, politics, and cuisine. Friday night will include an exciting German Battle of the Brains competition, a locally catered meal, and a dance. Saturday’s agenda will be split among workshops on topics as diverse as soccer, folk songs, and German philosophy. In addition, the second day will be rounded out by an authentic German meal and the championship of the Battle of the Brains competition. It’s an exciting chance to meet interesting students from all over Virginia, and to dive into the world of German culture. Interested students can register online at http://convention.mlwgsgerman.org/home/; costs are $25.00 for students attending both days, and $20 for those attending Saturday only. We hope to see you there!