Articles by Ciara O'Brien


Find your own Natural Bounty

If you were to ask me the best time of year, the answer is easily the transition from summer to fall. Of course, there are a ton of reasons, like…


CHAARG is at McDaniel

We are CHAARG, and we’re on a mission to convey to McDaniel College students that owning your fitness is owning your life. We want to show everyone on The Hill…


Who is the Class of 2025?

This semester, McDaniel welcomed nearly 600 first-year and transfer students to The Hill. Orientation ran from Aug. 19-22, and consisted of traditional orientation activities, including “ringing in” the Old Main…



OSE hosts a carnival in Red Square

The Office of Student Engagement hosted a carnival  in Red Square on Sept. 17 from 6-9 p.m. organized by the Office of Student Engagement. The event had ice cream and…




Getting to know Rosa Rivera-Hainaj

When Rosa Rivera-Hainaj, PhD, started exploring new job options earlier this year, something about McDaniel really stood out to her.  “I had McDaniel’s posting printed on my desk for a…







A vibe-centered approach to dating

With college students, dating is all the same— apps, hookups, and booty calls. It’s like we’ve forgotten what really matters: vibing. Luckily, we found the expert: Dr.  B. Ong. Not…