Articles by Jimmy Calderon



Photo by Lauren Trainor.

A Night of Culture and Royalty

Africa’s Legacy held its annual dinner on Nov. 16 in the Forum. The night was about teaching students, faculty, and community members about African culture and traditions through performances and…


From left to right: Carter Trousdale, Jimmy Calderon, and Lucile Og.

Bringing French Week to McDaniel

“What do you know about Francophone culture?” McDaniel’s French Club, with the collaboration of the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, put together a week dedicated to introducing Francophone…



Xiang Gao in the violin and Cathy Yang in the erhu. Photo by Lexi Corral

“6ixwire”: When West Meets East

Music can unite people as a whole, especially in today’s world. The evening of Sunday, Nov. 13, McDaniel College’s Chamber Music on the Hill, in collaboration with the Music Department, presented the…





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Don’t ask for my sympathy

This article is a response to Alex West’s article “The Terrible World of a Trump Supporter.”  How dare you ask me to feel bad for you? You think that you…




"Apalachia Reservation." Courtesy of  Micah Cash.

Hydropower: An Exhibition of Power

Through the month of October in the Rice Gallery, a combination of paintings and photographs gave viewers an interesting set of ideas to consider. Micah Cash’s Hydropower exhibit was comprised of two separate projects: Hydropower,…



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The Case for the Lesser Evil

Let me be clear: when I cast my vote for Hillary Clinton on November 8th, it will not be with enthusiasm. Despite easily being one of the most qualified candidates…