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My Father the Refugee

The threat of a storm is gathering in the East, yet we in the West remain oblivious. Tensions between Iran and Israel are edging the two nations closer to a…


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My Personal View on Same-Sex Marriage

With the recent passage of the same-sex marriage bill signed by Maryland’s governor Martin O’Malley, it seems Maryland is heading towards social understanding and equality while leaving some other states,…


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Archway Woes

A lot of us here have experienced troubles with the Archway. And it seems that at least once a semester, it crashes during registration. Students get angry when this happens….


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We are not at peace with North Korea

One of the first things that has come to my mind when hearing about the North Korean missile launch is how stupidly everyone is reacting to the crisis.  People are…


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Why the divide?

So, by now, the article that was released by the Carroll County Times on Monday, March 26th has spread across campus via the internet and word-of-mouth and a consensus among…



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Is the new iPad worth the upgrade?

It’s not abnormal today for people to upgrade their cell phones once or twice a year, and upgrade computers once every two years or so.  I’ve decided that unless you’re…


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McDaniel versus Westminster

If you are a McDaniel student that partakes in partying and socializing you have probably heard about the many complaints of loud noises and raunchy partying by Westminster residents that…


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Can’t We All Get Along?

For quite some time now, at least since my college career began, the student body has somewhat been at odds with McDaniel College Campus Safety. The current situation with off-campus…


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Dear World

Dear world, I am a white, heterosexual male.  Sometimes, I’m a Christian (mostly when I’m desperate).  I’m about to graduate from college and (hopefully) go on to graduate school.  I…



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The Big Deal Behind Protect IP and SOPA

Depending on where one goes on the Internet, people generally find two narratives about this bill.  One of which often proposed by the critics is how this bill will stifle…


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Partying is a Crime

Technically I’m a criminal. This past Saturday evening I maliciously broke the law with reckless disregard for any of my victims. Those harmed by my unlawful onslaught will never be…


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Dare to Diversify

Although seldom students on McDaniel students may know about language houses on campus, the opportunity to partake in one of these experiences is well worth it. A few of the…


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Let’s Talk About Race Baby

At Goucher College in Towson, Maryland, there are 174 black students compared to McDaniel College’s 270 black students. Another small liberal arts college by the name of Hood College which…


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My Path, Part 2

 (Editor’s Note:  All too often students and faculty members fall into the daily swirl and assume that everyone around them is surely going through similar motions – perhaps even the…


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Posters of Privilege

I never expected to be dabbing glue onto magazine cut-outs in college, but Dr. Julia Orza was offering extra credit.  Dr. Orza, through the use of arts and crafts, led…


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My Path

 (Editor’s Note:  All too often students and faculty members fall into the daily swirl and assume that everyone around them is surely going through similar motions – perhaps even the…


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Smoke on the Hill

I don’t enjoy having to get into Hill Hall as quickly as possible in the mornings simply to avoid my exposure to the stench of smoke. It forces me to…