Articles by Rachel Allen

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Reducing plastic waste at McDaniel

During the Covid-19 pandemic the usage of single-use plastic increased drastically worldwide, as many have seen at McDaniel College. The reliability of single-use plastic increased during Covid-19 to promote sanitary…



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The Benefits of SASS–Personal Experience

The organization “SASS” stands for Student Accessibility Support Services. Their office is located in Merritt Hall 117. The SASS program has allowed me to personally thrive my first semester at…


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Issues against cancel culture

Nowadays whenever someone who has a lot of fame, or is regarded highly in society, slips up with either a controversial opinion or action they are “canceled”. Now what does…







Get to know the Best Buddies club

Best Buddies is an international, non-profit organization founded in 1989 by Anthony Shriver, an American activist for people with intellectual disabilities. The organization has four objectives: to build friendships and…



Welcome from the Free Press

On behalf of the McDaniel Free Press, we would like to officially welcome everyone to campus!  The Free Press is a student-run publication with a community of writers who are…


Senior Editor: Ciara O’Brien

To Ciara O’Brien, it was never about the achievement of gaining a leadership position; it was about doing what she loved and having a positive impact on others. She gave…


Senior Editor: Molly Sherman

“I’ve taught some very smart students, but Molly is unique in how keen a sense she has for putting learning into action,” said Kate Dobson, PhD, Associate Professor of English…