McDaniel cadet Kyle Saffer and University of Kentucky cadet Alex Guren in Gabon during a CULP trip. Photo by Kyle Shaffer.

ROTC at McDaniel

Since 1919, the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program has been changing lives at McDaniel College. The program is proudly one of the oldest ROTC battalions in the nation,…

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McPlaylist of the Month: November

A few weeks ago many Americans, including myself, made the mistake of underestimating Donald Trump and his supporters. We were too blinded by our privilege to realize that the heart…

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Taking “Personal Days” is Okay

Have you ever felt so overloaded with school work, clubs, meetings, and social activities that you wish you could just hide and watch Netflix all day? Admit it—yes, you have….

Fruit—one of the healthy eating options found on campus. Photo courtesy of Pixabay user elizadean.

The Freshman 15

Everyone comes to college having heard of the “freshman 15,” the 15 pounds that new students may or may not gain during their first year away at college. Whether it…

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Ting: Faster than Fast

The Internet is used for the majority of tasks we perform in our technology-based society. We use it for our research, our restaurant reviews, and our news. Without the Internet,…

Cornfusion. Photo by Eric Grantland.

Amazing Maze

As the fall season progresses, you may be looking for some festive activities. Maybe you and your friends are looking for something fun to do off campus, which can be…

At Cinco de Mayo. From left: Fidel Alberto, Louis Hernandez, Manny Goyo, Edgardo Mejia, and Raul Alberto. Photo by James O'Connor.

McDaniel and the Restaurants of Westminster

Restaurants in the Westminster area truly benefit from the McDaniel Community. Homecoming, Spring Fling, and multiple athletic events draw large numbers of people to the Westminster area, and after these…

The Rock Salt Grille. Photo by Jullienne Kay.

What’s New Downtown: The RockSalt Grille

Harry’s is out and the RockSalt Grille is in. This oyster bar is officially moving into Westminster, becoming  an unusual—but exciting—addition to town. The RockSalt Grille sign above the door boasts the…

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Ghostly Encounters at McDaniel

Like many older colleges, most of McDaniel’s buildings are said to be haunted. Besides the legends surrounding why ghosts are haunting certain places on campus, there are also legends about…