Articles by Marya Kuratova



The storefront to the 15 E. Main St. comics shop. (Atticus Rice / McDaniel Free Press).

From Gotham to Westminster

TheWhether it is Superman, Spiderman, or Batman, a lot of people’s favorite superheroes started off as comic books before they became successful box-office movies. Even though this is good trivial…



The Inner Harbor is one of several fun destinations near campus. (Amara Foster / McDaniel Free Press).

11 hangouts within an hour of campus

If you are not from or familiar with this area, you could be confused about what fun can be had off-campus. Break outside of Westminster and explore what the surrounding area has to…


Members of Polish and Glam at the Aug. 29, 2018 Involvement Fair in the quad. (Photo courtesy of Polish and Glam).

Polish and Glam debuts on the Hill

Polish and Glam is finally getting started on campus. Polish and Glam is an upcoming organization that made its first appearance this semester. Although the organization has yet to have…








Air conditioning is often reserved for spaces like practice rooms for musicians in Levine Hall (above) or offices. (Emma Carter / McDaniel Free Press).

Air conditioning: A want or need?

As a new school year begins, students are presented with both old and new problems. One issue that never seems to go away is the heat, and at McDaniel College, one…


Desiray Sweeney. (Photo courtesy of Desiray Sweeney).

From Transfer to Terror

This new school year, there are a lot of familiar faces on campus and new students, too, including a significant portion that are transfers from other four-year and community colleges. This…




(Emma Carter / McDaniel Free Press).

Behind the ‘Tartan’ branding

As students walk around campus this semester, it is easy for them to see that McDaniel College made some changes in ways to showcase school pride. From changing the look…