Articles by Mario Fernandez

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Mindfulness in an age of technology

We live in an era dominated by technology. Most of the technology in our lives is supposed to make everyday living easier and less stressful. However, this recent overabundance of…


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Innovate against climate change

Humans are negatively contributing to environmental pollution and that’s no secret. Neither is the fact that environmental conditions, like climate change, are only getting worse. But with enough innovation and…


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Thought-out decisions in politics

Politics has always been a hot-button issue in the United States of America and today it has been even more prevalent in everyday conversations. However, recent news has proved, to…




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Human rights, a nonpartisan issue

Somehow, in the short time that human rights have been truly established, they have become a partisan issue all around the world, and from my point of view, a particularly…


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‘Compulsory Measures’

This winter, the McDaniel College Rice Gallery holds an exhibit centering around the theme of obsessive compulsiveness in visual art. The exhibit, called “Compulsory Measures,” explores the process of quieting…


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Voting climate at McDaniel

Just like the presidential years, midterm elections create an atmosphere where politicians and government officials encourage everyone to vote. Even though people are encouraged to vote, this does not mean…




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The truth behind Twitter

Twitter is a social networking source, where users post and interact with public messages referred to as ‘tweets’. Users are able to post anything, as often as they want. Twitter…






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Anxiety through one person’s eyes

My journey with anxiety, like many others, started at a young age. I remember hearing stories from my parents that I now laugh at, about the doctors telling them they’ve…


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HLA’s Quinceañera Dinner

2017 has truly been an eventful year for the HLA club. Earlier this spring, they officially changed their name from Hispanic-Latino Alliance to Hispanic-LatinX Alliance in order to be more…


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National Hazing Prevention Week

On Monday, Sept. 18, all members of Greek life organizations wore red as a way to represent their unity against hazing. This signified the start of National Hazing Prevention Week,…



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“Where are You From?”

In this increasingly interconnected world, you are more likely than ever to meet someone from a different country. That is normally something to be excited about, and in the past,…