Articles by Emma Carter









A. Cornwallis, president of the National Rodent Association, is seen here snacking briefly between interview questions." (Photo courtesy of Robin Minch)

Nature is calling — will AVI answer?

Every student’s McDaniel College experience would not be complete without Englar Dining Hall. Whether it be Chicken Tender Thursday, or playing “Guess That Meat!” with the soup du jour, or…



Chuck Carp sits at his computer, visibly frustrated. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay user punttim)

IT mandates new password requirements

The McDaniel IT Department has announced via email to students and faculty a new, stricter set of system password requirements. The new requirements will take effect as soon as the wifi…





Four of the  first  five days of the undergraduate spring semester were impacted by a wintry mix of inclement weather, closing the College early on Jan. 29 and Feb. 1 and causing 10 a.m. delayed openings on Jan. 30 and 31. (Atticus Rice / McDaniel Free Press).

First week of classes hit by snowfall

The first week of the new semester saw two early closures and two delays. Snow began to fall on Tuesday afternoon, prompting officials at the College to cancel all classes…


McComics Feb

McComics: February 4

Last semester, students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course submitted weekly comics to the Free Press, and we are pleased to feature a few artists who have chosen…


Benjamin Steinhurst, Ph.D., demonstrates a crocheting method in his Crocheted Hyperbolic Geometry Jan term course. (Emma Carter / McDaniel Free Press)

Hooked on hyperbolic geometry

“How tall are your stitches?” and “are there any colors people would like me to get more of?” are not questions you typically hear a professor ask in a college…


archives

From the archives: January on the Hill

While January is typically a quiet month on campus, the College’s newspaper staff has often been on scene to report the new year’s first stories. Here are some January front-page articles students…


September 23, 2018 (2)

McComics: December 9

Below is the final week of comic strips created by students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course. On behalf of our staff, our readers, and all who involve themselves…


September 23, 2018

McComics: December 2

Below are the comic strips created by students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course. This week, they pay homage to classic comic strips. The images and content are used…