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The Wellness Center, located in Winslow Hall, is one of the on-campus resources available to students. (Marya Kuratova / McDaniel Free Press)

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…



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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…






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One night with One Love

What is love? According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of love is “strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties.” While this is true, Love also happens to…



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McDaniel praises ‘Black Panther’

Last week, Marvel Studios released its latest and highly-anticipated film “Black Panther.” The superhero film drew widespread attention and gave the studio its biggest opening week at the box office thanks to…


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From the Archives: Salty and sweet on the Hill

In years past, the newspapers on the Hill have published articles and commentary that some might describe as both “salty” or “sweet.” While McDaniel doesn’t host Valentine’s Day dances anymore,…



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Alumni: McDaniel’s legacy, history, and future

Through McDaniel College’s Student Alumni Council, the school’s graduates come back to work with students who share their interests and former majors. Now, the Class of 2015’s Erin Giles hopes to create the…


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It’s recruitment season!

This week is recruitment week for Greek life at McDaniel, and women are getting ready for rounds. Sororities are decorating their club rooms, getting outfits ready, and working hard to…




Campus Sodexo workers on the day of their unionization vote. Photo courtesy of Caroline Unger.

Could McDaniel student workers unionize?

Given the number of students working on campus, and recent unionization efforts by adjunct professors and workers in Englar Dining Hall, the question must be asked: can student workers on…


A scene from the Bahamas. Photo courtesy of Pixabay user yrolle.

Paradise in January: Bahamas Jan Term

The semester is almost over, and soon, students will be packing up and heading home for winter break. But not everyone—16 McDaniel students will be packing their swimsuits and sunscreen…


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Dana Ferraris, teacher and entrepreneur

Dana Ferraris, professor at McDaniel College, spends his Sunday mornings running the Kismet Café, alongside his wife, Lana. Ferraris and his wife opened their café on March 2014. “Kismet” means…