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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…




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…



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…






Photo by Megan Coyle.

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,…



Photo courtesy of Yessica Rodriguez.

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…


Photo courtesy of Meghan Callis.

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…