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Field Hockey 2016-2017 Season Preview

McDaniel Field Hockey started strong last season, winning all five of their preseason games against non-Conference opponents. The team outscore opponents 19-2 during that span with two seven goal games. Despite…


Looking at City Hall Emerald Hill building from the adjacent park.

Where in Westminster: Emerald Hill

At 1838 Emerald Hill Lane sits Westminster’s City Hall. The elegant white walls rise up the entirety of the two story facade with large, square windows blocked out every few…



Kloe Martin (#2) attempts to tip the ball over the net as Lebanon Valley sets their defense.

Volleyball 2016-2017 Season Preview

Centennial Conference Champion McDaniel Volleyball finished last season with a 21-8 overall record. A 7-3 conference record earned them fourth overall, behind Johns Hopkins (8-2), Haverford (8-2), and Swarthmore (8-2)….



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A Day in the Life of a Therapy Animal

Therapy animals are becoming more and more prominent, especially with young adults who suffer with depression and various anxiety disorders. McDaniel student Sarah Kvech was encouraged to get a therapy animal…



Photo by Kyle Parks.

Falling Down the Hill

The first week of my junior year was hard. Not because my classes are overwhelming, nor readjusting to Glar. It doesn’t even relate to my attempts at salvaging my neglected social life….


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What’s in Store for the Free Press

Like any student organization on campus, the McDaniel Free Press undergoes various shifts between school years—for this year, we are working to implement a variety of improvements in the areas…





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The Adjuncts Among Us

On June 6, ballots were counted at the National Labor Relations Board office in Baltimore, as union organizers and representatives of McDaniel College’s administration looked on. By a margin of…


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Editorial: A Tense Summer

This summer has proven much more newsworthy than many might have thought or, sadly, more than any would have hoped. Given the college schedule and the nature of our paper,…


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Adjunct Faculty Votes in Favor of Union

On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, it was announced that McDaniel’s adjunct faculty had voted 82 -36 in favor of unionization with SEIU Local 500. This vote ended a process that…