Articles by Emma Carter

Photo by Brandon Vance.

Are students paying too much for housing?

Many students are struggling to afford school, but is there anything that can help? Paying for on-campus housing has become a burden, which is why, according to many students, an alternative…


Laura DiCarlo, a Business Administration major, outside of McDaniel Lounge. Photo by Chris Anthony.

Green (Terror) Revolving Fund

“We do not inherit the land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children,” said Gina Piellusch, a member of the Green Revolving Fund committee, as she talked about…



Dr. Semu helps a student. Photo by of Olivia Storer.

Dr. Semu gives back

Sociology professor Dr. Linda Semu, born in the small southeastern African country of Malawi, knew from a young age that she wanted to pursue a higher education. “I was influenced by…


Justin Arter, left, and Louis Schaab. Photo by Kaylan Hutchison.

A follow-up with McDaniel’s big idea

McDaniel’s annual Innovation Challenge is part of the Encompass Distinction Program, a concentration harnessing entrepreneurial skills before and after graduation. Last year’s winners, Justin Arter ’20 and Louis Schaab ’20,…



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McDaniel Dictionary

You’ve done it: moved in, tackled your first classes. Though most of the heavy lifting is over, it can still be a challenge to navigate the first few weeks of…


A hawk chick outside Whiteford Hall. Photo by Matthew Ogorzalek.

Hawk’s Nest on McDaniel Campus

McDaniel is not only home to the Green Terror, but also home to five hawks—three of them chicks. Freshman Hannah Smith lives in Whiteford Hall, and recently discovered three eggs…



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Plan to Capture Squirrels Backfires

Squirrels are a common sight at McDaniel College: clandestinely rustling in the ivy patches outside of Hill Hall, sipping from the fountain in plain view of Physical Plant workers, fearlessly…





Campus Safety Officer Jim Brady. Photo by Mackenzie Farley.

Jim Brady, Campus Safety

McDaniel students are aware that they have a Campus Safety team looking after them. But most students don’t know who they are.  Jim Brady is one of our officers—he has…


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The Lone Star Barbecue

Located on Main Street in our very own Westminster, MD is the inexpensive, delicious, dine-in or take-out Lone Star Barbeque restaurant. It started in New Windsor, MD and is now behind…


Rita Webster. Photo by Lexi Corral.

Rita Webster: The Face of Englar Dining Hall

Rita Webster, Englar Dining Hall’s general manager, has several responsibilities behind the scenes that no one truly knows about. From preparing events to receiving feedback from students, to monitoring Glar throughout…



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The Merchant on Locust Lane

After negotiating a highly competitive deal on the hit television series “Shark Tank,” Total Merchant Resources has opened up an office in Westminster. Total Merchant Resources (TMR for short) is…


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McDaniel’s Top Ink Choice

Tattoos have become socially normalized, appearing on everyone from our toughest football players to our actors on stage at school musicals and plays. Many McDaniel students sport them, and they…


Professor Nigel Burdett. Photo by JP O'Connor.

Nigel Burdett: Renaissance Man

Professor Nigel Burdett has only taught at McDaniel College for two years, but his real-world stories and experiences are already leaving a lasting impression on business students. Burdett worked the…