Commentary

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“Where are You From?”

In this increasingly interconnected world, you are more likely than ever to meet someone from a different country. That is normally something to be excited about, and in the past,…


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The precarious liberal arts college

The liberal arts college, and McDaniel, will face sweeping changes in the coming years. McDaniel has done quite a bit of rebranding since I arrived three years ago. What I…




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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…




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Swim Safety

According to the CDC,“every day, about 10 people die from unintentional drowning.” With this statistic alone, over 3,000 people die annually in the United States due to drowning. The number…




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Our Home: An Opinion

I was on Facebook when a headline in the “Trending” section caught my eye. It was from The Washington Post, and led with the indicator “Donald Trump,” as many seem…



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McAdvice: Pomodoro

Amid the busyness throughout the second half of the semester, students run on caffeine, pub runs, and other substances that should not be mentioned in front of authority figures. Students are cramming…






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McAdvice: Sleeping

Sleep, the thing college students dream about. College students are some of the most sleep deprived people in the world. We live on caffeine and other energy sources. But it doesn’t…


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Advice to Republicans on Town Halls

Anyone who has any knowledge of politics knows that we are living in an extremely divided political climate. To combat that, in the spirit of bipartisan cooperation and in the…


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McAdvice: Procrastination

Everybody procrastinates; it’s common in the life of a college student. Unfortunately, most of us procrastinate too much and everything catches up to us. Well, I have the cure for…