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Book review: “Cemetery Boys”

Aiden Thomas’s debut novel, “Cemetery Boys,” follows 16-year-old Yadriel, a transgender Latinx guy trying to prove to his traditional family that he’s ready and able to take on the role…



Amanda Blankenship with her dog Chewy, a GRREAT rescue (photo courtesy of Thomas Chenowth Jr)

Golden Retrievers are GRREAT

Throughout the country, there are many non-profit organizations to be a part of. Notable ones such as NPR, American Red Cross, and the Human Rights Watch, all strive for one…


A portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by artist Daniel Calderon, Latex on Canvas (Photo courtesy of Flickr/ user Todd)

A tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Last week, we mourned the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was known to many as a champion of women’s rights, and she delivered progressive votes on…


The Involvement Fair ran from Aug. 24-Sept. 2. (Ciara O’Brien / McDaniel Free Press).

Get to know clubs on campus

Best Buddies Audrey Wixted The purpose of this organization is to encourage inclusion in our community for all, but especially the intellectually/developmentally disabled community. We are planning to have virtual…



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Getting to know Robyn Allers

One of the things that becomes abundantly clear when talking to Robyn Allers is her humility. Allers is a person whose status and work does not displace her love for…


From left, Molly Sherman, Mischka Johnson, Clamencia (researcher at the Las Piedras Amazon Center), Rachael Fox, and Alyssa Swartz take a break from conducting community interviews on a Jan term trip in Peru (Photo courtesy of Chandra Reiff).

In celebration of the Jan term

McDaniel College offers students experiential learning opportunities around the world. The courses are curated by professors and are proposed to be manageable expedition learning courses that give way for profound…



Pretty Boy Reservoir is a date location. (Molly Sherman / McDaniel Free Press).

Westminster date ideas

At first glance, it can seem tough to find something to do in Westminster, but there are plenty of great ideas for the taking. If you are looking for some…


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From the archives: Snow days

A lot has changed at McDaniel over the years, but certain things will always remain the same: slipping down the steep steps that give the Hill its name. Here are…