Articles by Kyle Parks

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Soulful music festival hits McDaniel

The room buzzed with “oohs” and “aahs” as the student-led choir sang gospel songs. Dancers swayed their bodies to classical and contemporary hits prominent within black culture. A poet trotted…


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One night with One Love

What is love? According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of love is “strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties.” While this is true, Love also happens to…





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Ambrose named head of Encompass

Executive Director of the Center for Experience and Opportunity Josh Ambrose has been named as the new head of the Encompass Distinction. The Encompass Distinction is an entrepreneurial program that…





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The twenty first century’s Watergate?

After special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to the Russia Investigation on May 17, 2017, President Donald Trump attempted to fire him. However, the president backed off in response to…


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Alumni: McDaniel’s legacy, history, and future

Through McDaniel College’s Student Alumni Council, the school’s graduates come back to work with students who share their interests and former majors. Now, the Class of 2015’s Erin Giles hopes to create the…


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It’s recruitment season!

This week is recruitment week for Greek life at McDaniel, and women are getting ready for rounds. Sororities are decorating their club rooms, getting outfits ready, and working hard to…




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Dana Ferraris, teacher and entrepreneur

Dana Ferraris, professor at McDaniel College, spends his Sunday mornings running the Kismet Café, alongside his wife, Lana. Ferraris and his wife opened their café on March 2014. “Kismet” means…



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Music with “Staying Power”

Guitars line the walls, pianos sit on the floor, and the sounds of brass and woodwind instruments can be heard emanating from the teaching rooms in the back. The welcoming…


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The success of many stems from one

Throughout the past few years, the business department has benefitted from a certain faculty member. There have been many professors that have contributed to the department’s success, but especially Kerry Duvall….