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McDaniel Freshman Honored in New York

Rula Saru Staff Reporter Kelly Collins, a 19-year-old freshman from New Jersey, had always thought giving a presentation in front of her class was nerve wracking, but she hadn’t experienced…




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SGA Produces Leadership Seminars on CD-ROM

Andrew Velnoskey Staff Reporter The Student Government Association has introduced a new leadership program available to all campus organizations. It is targeted at leaders of all campus groups, everything from…



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Cost of ‘Snowmageddon’ still Unknown

Kim Williams Features Editor For many, snow evokes childhood memories of days off of school, snow ball fights, and hot cocoa. But this February storm, called “Snowmageddon” by President Obama,…


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New President Selected in Unanimous Vote

Juliann Guiffre Co Editor-in-Chief On December 17, 2009, the Board of Trustees, in a unanimous decision, selected Dr. Roger N. Casey as the ninth president of McDaniel College. Casey, who…


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Hoover Library Adds New Furniture, Workstations

Megan Robinson Co News Editor Students studying in the library this semester might notice some new additions. The library recently invested in some new furniture to accommodate students’ with a…



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New TVs Now Display SGA Channel 80

Megan Robinson Co News Editor Students returning for the spring semester may notice new LCD televisions in popular locations around campus. These new TVs display the new Student Government Assembly…


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Snowmaggedon

Kate Delenick, Kim Williams Movie marathons, shoveling out cars and a slight case of cabin fever led many of us towards a feeling of déjà vu? On Wednesday, February 10,…


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Watch the Free Press Online!

Approximately 22 inches of snow dumped on McDaniel’s campus last week before this latest storm heaped another 15. Weather folks warn of up to 30 inches total before “Snowmageddon,” as…


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The Free Press Staff Works Overtime

This weekend I adopted a new motto: journalists are like postal workers; we stop for neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow. So after confirming that my off-campus job was closed…


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An Epic Snowstorm

Kate Delenick, Co-editor and Staff Members: An epic snow storm pummeled the campus that had plenty of people in a panic, but also bonded students in a way that perhaps…


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Speech Competition Has Rich Roots

McDaniel’s Communication Department will host its 13th Annual Speech Contest Thursday, Dec. 3, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in Decker Auditorium Featured speakers/competitors will be from public speaking classes…


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A Different Kind of Mail

Jenna Little Staff Reporter You hear upbeat music coming from the Forum and upon entering, you can see the room is full of tables and chairs where students are sitting,…


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Off-Campus Party Report Released

Kate Delenick Co-Editor in Chief After filing a Freedom of Information request, Free Press received the police reports from the night of September 25, when McDaniel students were cited at…



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Presidential Search Committee Reviews Candidates

Juliann Guiffre Co-Editor in Chief The Search Committee is looking at a “sizeable” pool of candidates, according to Mary Lynn Durham, chair of the committee, and they continue to receive…


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Health Care Vote Stirs Debate

Laura Thompson Staff Reporter “What do you know about the health care debate?” “Not as much as I would like to,” says junior Julia Strumpell. This was a common answer…