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Steve Moore. Photo by Kaylan Hutchison.

Steve Moore: In it for the long run

Across from the collection of sports snacks, beyond the racks of leggings and t-shirts, and next to the display of running shoes under street signs for “Performance Drive” and “Stability…


FCA’s logo on the Hill at McDaniel’s homecoming football game. Photo courtesy of Kyle Savick.

Uniting two passions: Faith and sport

Over sixty years ago, Don McClanen founded the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). The organization’s vision statement, “Unite your two passions, faith and athletics, to impact the world for Jesus Christ,”…




Shenzhen, located in southern China just outside of Hong Kong. It is one of China's most successful urban development projects and today one of its main economic centers. Image courtesy of Pixabay user Buihuy89.

Farms to financial districts: Xiong’an

In April 2017, China made a major announcement: the creation of the Xiong’an New Area, which has been promised to become an eco-friendly megacity covering 2,000 square kilometers. Though projected…




The current Green Terror mascot. Photo by Kaylan Hutchison.

Green Terror gets a makeover

“Hot and sweaty, and not in a good way,” said Atticus Rice, describing his experience as one of the several students who make the awkward transformation into McDaniel’s Green Terror mascot…



Fallout shelter signs on multiple campus buildings remind us of past and present nuclear threats. Photo by Kyle Parks.

On the brink

The sun is shining, birds are chirping and students are walking to classes. Just another usual day at McDaniel. Then, in an instant, everything is disintegrated, leaving behind only rubble…


Photo by Brandon Vance.

Are students paying too much for housing?

Many students are struggling to afford school, but is there anything that can help? Paying for on-campus housing has become a burden, which is why, according to many students, an alternative…


Photo by Claire Cappuccilli.

National Hazing Prevention Week

On Monday, Sept. 18, all members of Greek life organizations wore red as a way to represent their unity against hazing. This signified the start of National Hazing Prevention Week,…



Laura DiCarlo, a Business Administration major, outside of McDaniel Lounge. Photo by Chris Anthony.

Green (Terror) Revolving Fund

“We do not inherit the land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children,” said Gina Piellusch, a member of the Green Revolving Fund committee, as she talked about…


Photo courtesy of Josh Ambrose.

Ambrose finds new home in CEO

A familiar face at McDaniel is now at a new location! Joshua Ambrose, also known as Prof. A., formerly the Director of the Writing Center (and Free Press faculty advisor)…


Aiyana Jones (left) and Sijui Bartrum (right). Photo by Claire Capuccilli.

The art of belly dance

McDaniel’s Belly Dance Club is greeted to the stage with applauding audience members. Dim lights and traditional music surround the stage as performers take their place. Sijui Kama Bartrum, now…



Dr. Semu helps a student. Photo by of Olivia Storer.

Dr. Semu gives back

Sociology professor Dr. Linda Semu, born in the small southeastern African country of Malawi, knew from a young age that she wanted to pursue a higher education. “I was influenced by…


Justin Arter, left, and Louis Schaab. Photo by Kaylan Hutchison.

A follow-up with McDaniel’s big idea

McDaniel’s annual Innovation Challenge is part of the Encompass Distinction Program, a concentration harnessing entrepreneurial skills before and after graduation. Last year’s winners, Justin Arter ’20 and Louis Schaab ’20,…