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(Photo courtesy of Robyn Allers).

Getting to know Robyn Allers

One of the things that becomes abundantly clear when talking to Robyn Allers is her humility. Allers is a person whose status and work does not displace her love for…


"Together in Healing" is one of the therapy groups offered at the Wellness Center. (Photo courtesy of the Wellness Center).

Wellness Center to offer three new therapy groups

This semester, the Wellness Center is expanding its offerings for students seeking counseling to include multiple options for group therapy. These groups are themed around students who have similar identity…


From left, Molly Sherman, Mischka Johnson, Clamencia (researcher at the Las Piedras Amazon Center), Rachael Fox, and Alyssa Swartz take a break from conducting community interviews on a Jan term trip in Peru (Photo courtesy of Chandra Reiff).

In celebration of the Jan term

McDaniel College offers students experiential learning opportunities around the world. The courses are curated by professors and are proposed to be manageable expedition learning courses that give way for profound…



A My Design class visited Strategic Factory during Jan term. (Photo courtesy of the Center of Experience and Opportunity).

My Design: Was it worth it?

As all the first-year students know, there was a new Jan term requirement to take My Design. This was a simple class in which you talk about who you are…




Tornado damage on W. Main Street included many downed trees (Photo courtesy of Shane Robertson).

Tornado tears through downtown Westminster

On Feb. 7, the unexpected unfolded in downtown Westminster, leaving many in the community alarmed and even more, concerned. At around 8 a.m., skies darkened to an even deeper shade…


Pretty Boy Reservoir is a date location. (Molly Sherman / McDaniel Free Press).

Westminster date ideas

At first glance, it can seem tough to find something to do in Westminster, but there are plenty of great ideas for the taking. If you are looking for some…


The I.T. help desk is located on the first floor of Hoover Library. (Marya Kuratova / McDaniel Free Press).

I.T. department starts semester with updates

Ahead of the start of the Spring 2020 semester, the I.T. department emailed the campus community to share the department’s latest updates. Over winter break, the department added Internet connectivity…


(McDaniel Free Press staff).

From the archives: Snow days

A lot has changed at McDaniel over the years, but certain things will always remain the same: slipping down the steep steps that give the Hill its name. Here are…








The Yellow Door is located at 133 E Main St. in Westminster. (Laurel Pogue / McDaniel Free Press).

Where in Westminster: The Yellow Door

Down on Main Street, a yellow door distinctively stands out, and inside is a unique local business. Taylor Stetson, the owner of The Yellow Door, has been selling comic books…