Articles by Ciara O'Brien













Getting to know Erin Benevento

Many students may recognize Erin Benevento as one of the first smiling faces to greet them on the Hill. Whether she gave you directions during August move-in or helped you…




The harmful impacts of body shaming

We love to listen to how celebrities have “the perfect body” and have facial features that are considered beauty standards. Let’s take Madison Beer for example; social media users often…


Abroad in Budapest: First Look

Hello from Budapest! I am studying abroad this semester at McDaniel College’s location in Budapest, Hungary in Europe. I arrived in Budapest on Jan. 23 for orientation. All of the…



COVID-19 ends January trip to Greece early

Although most students and faculty are fully vaccinated and boosted, the pandemic still prevents students from gaining whole experiences. Professor Tom Falkner’s January Term, IDS 1156- Greece: Myths, Monks, and…