Articles by Stefan Specian





Campus Sodexo workers on the day of their unionization vote. Photo courtesy of Caroline Unger.

Could McDaniel student workers unionize?

Given the number of students working on campus, and recent unionization efforts by adjunct professors and workers in Englar Dining Hall, the question must be asked: can student workers on…



Photo courtesy of Robert Arroyo.

A man who could have lived

When I was seven I lost my father to colon cancer. My goal for telling his story is one, to establish my father as a real person and two, to…



Piazza and D'Amico. Photo courtesy of Hannah D'Amico.

The dangers of hazing culture

On Feb. 4, at Penn State University, a young man died at the hands of his “brothers.” Tim Piazza died after running a gauntlet of drinking stations at Penn State’s…




Kayla Malone and Eryn Rich of Zeta Phi Beta. Photo courtesy of Kayla Malone.

A new era of Greek life philanthropy

Most of the time, when people hear of Greek life on college campuses, they immediately have negative connotations. However, students and Greek participants at McDaniel College are starting to change…


Photo by Kyle Parks.

Renovations Planned for Gill Center

McDaniel College has begun renovations on Old and New Gill, with the goal of updating the kinesiology department, as well as making improvements to the various gym facilities. The changes include…



Photo by Kyle Parks.

The McMalaise

Almost a year ago I wrote a commentary piece entitled A Fractured Campus, that spoke to the lack of student involvement at McDaniel, and the highlighting of prestige programs over…