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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…


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Amnesty Day for Stolen Items

Roxanne Fleischer Co News Editor The Office of College Activities will be holding four days of Amnesty in hopes of seeing stolen items returned. From November 20 through November 24,…


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“The Renaissance Man”

Professor Herb Smith Nominate for President of McDaniel Juli Guiffre Co-Editor in Chief Dr. Herb Smith, professor of political science and international studies, accepted a nomination to become the ninth…


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A Teacher’s Life’s Work, Recognized

Professor Receives Highest Honor from Federal Republic of Germany Juli Guiffre Co-Editor-in-Chief “Those who do not know a foreign language, do not know their own language,” said German Ambassador Klaus…


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Off Campus Party Bust Causes Concerns, Rumors

McDaniel students cited for alcohol by local police Kate Delenick Co-Editor-in-Chief On Friday, September 25 Westminster Police broke up a party on Main Street in Westminster. Many McDaniel college students…


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Playing for a Cause

Men’s Lacrosse Team Raises Money for The Headstrong Foundation Evan Young Contributor The Headstrong Foundation hosts a Fall Ball Lacrosse tournament every fall in order to raise money and awareness…


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The Hill Glad to Host Author Gladwell

Writer of Class of 2013’s freshman reading ‘Outliers’ comes to Alumni Hall to talk to community Dan Lamond Staff Reporter On any other day, if you saw him walking through…


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The Angry Vagina is Backv

Becky Carpenter and ‘The Vagina Monologues’ return for a seventh debut Casey Crough Staff Reporter Becky Carpenter will be preparing to orgasm for her seventh year with “The Vagina Monologues”…


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‘Day of Peace’ Challenges Students’ Worldview

Jenna Little Staff Reporter Walking through Red Square Monday, students could tell something was different. There was a calmer yet lively and peaceful atmosphere. Colorful chalk drawings covered the pathway,…


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Coley Will be No ‘Lame’ Lame Duck

Speech Outlines Goals for President’s Last Year Maire Hunter Staff Reporter Though this year is President Joan Develin Coley ’s last year on The Hill, she has no intention of…


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Ain’t No Party Like a Swine Flu Party

H1N1 Spreads in Md., Brings Fears and Parties Katelynn McGinley Staff Reporter While the cases of H1N1 continue to spread at nearby Towson University, Johns Hopkins University, and Maryland State…


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New Paperless SGA Elections an Improvement

Student Government Association Ditches Paper Ballots for High-Tech Voting Scott Welkos Staff Reporter If it seemed empty outside of Glar recently, you’re not mistaken. For the first time, students waiting…


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Jan Term Provides Opportunities to Explore

Andrew Velnoskey Staff Reporter It is the time of year to choose a Jan Term class, something to keep you occupied when otherwise you would be back home doing absolutely…


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Yale Murder Offers A Chance For Reflection

Hanna Barker and Angel Li Staff Reporters Yale graduate student Annie Le, 24, was found dead on Sept. 13, her wedding day. Reported missing five days earlier, her body was…


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Zimbra v. GMail

Zimbra Contract Draws to a Close; College Considers Switch to GMail Hanna Martin Staff Reporter Early in September, McDaniel students received an email from the IT department informing them that…


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McDaniel Searches for its Ninth President

College Gathers Committee, Consultant, Focus Groups to Learn What to Look For in Next Leader Juliann Guiffre Co-Editor-in-Chief On April 18, 2009, President Joan Develin Coley announced her plans to…


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Ira Zepp: Words We Will Remember Him By

Angela Baldwin Copy Editor Verses from the Bible. The Lord’s Prayer. The Qur’an – in both English and Arabic. The rousing sound of an African-American spiritual. And a Muscogee Creek…


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Swine Flu Fears Approach Campus

Administration Urges Students to Stay Smart, Practice Healthy Habits Katelynn McGinley Staff Reporter As the H1N1 virus – commonly referred to as the swine flu – continues to spread, colleges…


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College Installs Sanitizers to Prepare for Flu

Scott Welkos Staff Reporter “Think of everything that you touch,” urges dean of Student Affairs Beth Gerl. Indeed, if one does consider all that they touch throughout the day, then…


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The Lighter Side of the Campus Safety Blotter

Welcome Back, McDaniel – guard your golf carts and your propane tanks Katelynn McGinley Staff Reporter The Ravenstown training camp is always a pretty good time on campus – unless,…