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Francis Aubee (center). Photo courtesy of Francis Aubee.

Continuing Africa’s Legacy: Francis Aubee

People might be surprised to know who Francis Aubee really is. The McDaniel student has been described as charismatic, intelligent, cultured, well-mannered, hilarious, business-minded, and more. Aubee is an international student from…




Aiyana Jones (left) and Sijui Bartrum (right). Photo by Claire Capuccilli.

Hips don’t lie

Sijui Kama Bartrum took up dancing at a young age – but as she got older, others told her it was time to give up her hobby. Instead, she found…


Girls at the Boys & Girls Club's SMART Girls program write about what makes them happy. Photo by Katie Ogorzalek.

SMART girls: Finding positivity

Inspiration can be found even in the youngest of us. Last month, I went to the Boys & Girls Club and talked to a group of several middle-school girls aged 10 to…


Emanuel Mandel in the Decker Center Forum. Photo by Gunnar Ward.

Living history: A tale of the Holocaust

Holocaust survivor Emanuel (Manny) Mandel stood in front of a crowd of McDaniel students and Carroll County residents, sharing his story of survival in one of history’s darkest periods. Despite…




Photo by Marya Topina.

McDaniel’s fight to end sexual violence

This February, in honor of National Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness month, McDaniel is joining together to fight back against sexual violence on campus. At the beginning of the…



Photo by Kyle Parks.

Project X or Spring Fling?

If you’ve ever watched “Project X,” you know that it is a film for teen and young adults. You also know that the movie is about three high school seniors…