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From the archives: January on the Hill

While January is typically a quiet month on campus, the College’s newspaper staff has often been on scene to report the new year’s first stories. Here are some January front-page articles students…


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McDaniel celebrates National Coming Out Day

McDaniel College, despite its small student population, is a diverse campus. Students from many different backgrounds consider McDaniel home every school year. Celebrating these differences is very important at the…




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Bringing music to life

Jake Fine, president of the Live Music Club, plans to start his year off with a bang. The club’s first-ever concert is planned for Dec. 1, right here on campus,…



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From the archives: 1970s headlines

Headlines are, of course, the first text our readers see when they pick up a copy of the newspaper. Writers at the Gold Bug, Western Maryland College’s name for its student-run newspaper…


Air conditioning is often reserved for spaces like practice rooms for musicians in Levine Hall (above) or offices. (Emma Carter / McDaniel Free Press).

Air conditioning: A want or need?

As a new school year begins, students are presented with both old and new problems. One issue that never seems to go away is the heat, and at McDaniel College, one…


Desiray Sweeney. (Photo courtesy of Desiray Sweeney).

From Transfer to Terror

This new school year, there are a lot of familiar faces on campus and new students, too, including a significant portion that are transfers from other four-year and community colleges. This…


Jose Pac. (Photo courtesy of McDaniel Athletics).

Jose Pac’s escape

All he ever wanted was to fit in. It’s hard to believe that Jose Pac, an international student from Guatemala and swimmer for the Green Terror, was once struggling to…


Cultivated's storefront. (Mikayla Whitehead / McDaniel Free Press).

Cultivated: A business and a dream

When walking up to Cultivated’s storefront, customers are greeted by a welcome sign and plants. Once inside, they can instantly tell what the store is all about because of the…