Articles by Emma Carter

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…


Straws made from material other than plastic, such as bamboo, are a new environmentally-friendly trend. (Photo courtesy flickr.com)

McDaniel’s plastic habit

I love holding an iced latte from Caseys’ Corner while enjoying my day, relaxing and sitting under a tree that is standing still in the autumn air. Of course, for…


September 23, 2018 (1)

McComics: November 18

Below are the comic strips created by students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course. Check back every Sunday for new comics.   The images and content are used…


Campus Safety responded to a report of armed robbery that was later determined to be false. (Kyle Parks / The McDaniel Free Press).

False armed robbery reported near Big Baker

On Monday, Nov. 5, students and faculty received a series of McDaniel Alerts that reported an attempted armed robbery near Big Baker. The incident was reported by a campus employee,…


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McComics: November 11

Below are the comic strips created by students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course. Check back every Sunday for new comics. The images and content are used for…


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McComics: November 4

Below are the comic strips created by students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course. Check back every Sunday for new comics. The images and content are used for…


commentary

A note on commentary

In light of the growing attention around the recently published commentary piece “If academic programs are under review, put athletic programs under review, too,” the Free Press would like to…



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McComics: October 28

Below are the comic strips created by students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course. Check back every Sunday for new comics. The images and content are used for…


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McComics: October 21

Below are the comic strips created by students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course. Check back every Sunday for new comics. The images and content are used for…


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McComics: October 14

Below are the comic strips created by students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course. Check back every Sunday for new comics. The images and content are used for…


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McComics: October 7

Below are the comic strips created by students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course. Check back every Sunday for new comics. The images and content are used for…



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McComics: September 30

Below are the comic strips created by students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course. Check back every Sunday for new comics. The images and content are used for…



archives

From the archives: 1970s headlines

Headlines are, of course, the first text our readers see when they pick up a copy of the newspaper. Writers at the Gold Bug, Western Maryland College’s name for its student-run newspaper…


September 23, 2018 (1)

McComics: September 23

Below are the comic strips created by students in the communication department’s Communication and Culture course. Check back every Sunday for new comics. The images and content are used for…


Cultivated's storefront. (Mikayla Whitehead / McDaniel Free Press).

Cultivated: A business and a dream

When walking up to Cultivated’s storefront, customers are greeted by a welcome sign and plants. Once inside, they can instantly tell what the store is all about because of the…


(Emma Carter / McDaniel Free Press).

The possibility of a smoke-free campus

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, cigarette smoking causes about 480,000 deaths every year in the U.S. As scientists learn about the negative side effects of smoking,…