Articles by Melanie Ojwang


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Preview: Black Tie Ball

From the activism and hunger strike that happened at Mizzou last November to the continuing work of the #BlackLivesMatter campaign to try to draw attention to racialized police brutality, it…


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Trump Drops Out of GOP Race

Republican candidate Donald Trump has announced today that he is dropping out of the race for the GOP presidential nomination. This comes as a shock to many since he has…



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Coch Ness Monster Sighting

This past weekend, Campus Safety Officer Miranda Wright made a surprising discovery: the Coch Ness Monster really does exist. Coch Ness is the name of the pond on the golf…



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Squirrel Squag’s Hoard Found

Have you lost your key or ID? Did it just disappear, seemingly from under your nose? Maintenance worker Filmore Sweepson, known to friends as Filly, discovered the reason why. “I…


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Football Wins in Heroic Fashion

Coming off yet another disappointing season, the McDaniel football “bro squad,” as they have been dubbed, took to the field in what their one fan, Stu Padasso, called “Heroic fashion”…



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The Pickle Gets A Makeover

While students were on Spring Break, administrators and Campus Safety were working closely to give our college transportation system, lovingly known as “The Pickle,” a complete makeover. “We’re excited to…



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Making MAGIC in Westminster

The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) has begun work on it’s mission to “foster economic development, create technology jobs, and nurture innovation and technology start-ups, leveraging the gigabit services enabled…


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Adjunct Professors and Unions on the Hill

Over the past few months, McDaniel College has had its share of controversy surrounding the pay and benefits of adjunct professors. Adjunct professors, or adjuncts, teach part-time and are non-salaried…




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Putting the ‘Art’ In Liberal Arts

We go to school on a beautiful campus. The buildings and landscaping are pleasant to look at, and they’re complemented by elegant installations, like the new fountain in front of…



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Adjunct Union A Promising Possibility

McDaniel adjuncts have been considering forming a union for years but are currently closer to the voting process needed for unionization than ever before. Nationwide more than 50 percent of…


Dr. Francis Grice, John Henry Bussey, Shannon Travis, Garrett Thweatt, Lecturer Julia Lau, and Erica Brandenburg

To be an Asianist: The ASPAC Experience

While the summer season on The Hill was in full swing, some members of McDaniel were still hitting the books and conducting research for projects that were presented at the…