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Alcohol can help prevent heart disease

By Julia Heck Drinking can save our lives? Recent studies across Europe and the U.S. tie drinking alcohol to maintaining a healthy heart. In a recent BBC article Ellen Masson,…


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McDaniel welcomes inner-city youths

‘Transform a Future’ program inspires students to think about their futures By Geoff Peckham, News Co-Editor The dreams of the students of West Baltimore Middle School run high. Thirteen-year-old Diamond…


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‘Hey, it’s the bookstore guy’

By Ryan Barre, Contributor Throughout the past 15 years, the McDaniel Bookstore has been what every college wants from a bookstore. McDaniel doesn’t have the biggest bookstore with the most…






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Politics, fishing, and people

Herb Smith’s life passions inspire students and peers By Juliann Guiffre, Features Co-Editor Writing a book on Maryland politics and government, working as a consultant for the Democracy Group, teaching…


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Eating healthy possible at Glar

By Julia Heck Christine Brechbill, a health conscious freshman at McDaniel, swipes her card at Glar, chats with Lucille and heads for the salad bar. Although she misses her mom’s…


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The man behind 8,500 e-mail accounts

From server problems to privacy issues, Chris Palsgrove makes the McDaniel network work By Ashleigh Smith The McDaniel College community constitutes 8,500 e-mail accounts between the students, faculty and staff….




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Return of the fedora

Almost two decades after the Last Crusade, Dr. Henry “Indiana” Jones, Jr. is back in action. By Juliann Guiffre, Features Co-Editor It’s been more than 18 years since Harrison Ford…


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Van Hart’s search to understand Hungary

By Laura Hutton, Budapest Correspondent “It was a much bigger love than my first husband,” said Linda Van Hart, visiting professor from the Westminster campus of her jewelry making. Spending…



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One semester down

Freshmen revisit their beginning at McDaniel at the start of their second semester By Ashleigh Smith We all remember what it was like to be a freshman. Getting lost on…




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From bananas to bowling- it’s Jan Term

McDaniel students participate in unique coursework at home and abroad By David Robertson, Chief Photographer “Did someone say England?” Students returned to McDaniel for the spring semester reeling from their…