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Trump Supporters: A Stigma

Editor’s note: this article was written before the string of sexual assault allegations regarding Mr. Trump. Geraci has not withdrawn his support. Among their generally more left-leaning peers, young Trump…


The Downunder Sports Bar and Grille. Photo by Mackenzie Farley.

Downunder: From the Inside Looking Out

Anybody who’s anybody at McDaniel College knows about Bar Thursday at Downunder, located at 4 W Main St, Westminster, MD 21157. It’s the one night of the week when all students…


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McPlaylist of the Month: September

Looking for new music to listen to while you study, eat Glar, or just sit around your dorm doing nothing? We’ve got you covered. The Free Press is launching its…


Therapy animals offer companionship, entertainment and fun for their owners.

A Day in the Life of a Therapy Animal

Therapy animals are becoming more and more prominent, especially with young adults who suffer with depression and various anxiety disorders. McDaniel student Sarah Kvech was encouraged to get a therapy animal…










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60 Seconds: The Month of Love

February–a month centered around the gooeyness of Valentine’s Day: full of romance, chocolate, and ever-so-heartwarming condom grams. Some love it, some hate it, and some carry on as if it…




60 Seconds

60 Seconds: Winter Break and Jan Term

  Jimmy Calderon, Junior “I went on a very interesting Jan Term. We went to Peru and worked in the Amazonian Jungle. It was a wonderful and enriching experience.” ___________________________________________________________________…



McDaniel's Green Life club maintains two compost bins by the garden on campus.

Composting in Carroll County

In today’s world, recycling and composting are no longer novel ideas. For decades now, counties, cities, towns, and municipalities have had programs in place to filter out one or both…


Many feral cats are lost domesticated cats, or outdoor cats, and often herd together in colonies.
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Cat Control on Campus

Lucy Benson and Kelly Gibson, both McDaniel juniors, were walking down Pennsylvania Avenue one day when they heard meowing and saw some kittens under a porch. “I was so happy…