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First Year Team Offers Advice

Megan Robinson News Co-Editor Dean Violanti, Dean Johnson-Ross, and dean Towle comprise the first year team. These women organize first year programs to make the transition to college life as…


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Meet Your Class, 2013!

Incoming Freshman are Diverse, Accomplished Roxanne Fleischer News Co-Editor Congratulations are in order for members of the class of 2013. You one of 2,006 first year students who made it…


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Coley’s Retirement Proves Bittersweet

Jen Noel Staff Reporter When Dr. Joan Develin Coley arrived at McDaniel in 1973, she didn’t envision becoming the first female president of then Western Maryland College. She began her…


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O’Malley visits Mcdaniel

Katelynn McGinley Features Editor For one day only, McDaniel students could say they went to school the state’s capital city. As a part of the “Capital for a Day” initiative,…


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Hit-And-Run Suspect Faces Charges

Kate Delenick Co Editor-in-Chief Shawron Gabriel Bibbs, of Reiserstown, is facing charges of negligent manslaughter by automobile, theft of more than $500, and unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, as…


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Arabic students get Minor Approval

Roxanne Fleischer News Editor After 14 students signed a request for an Arabic language minor, Provost Thomas Falkner approved of the 3000-level class needed to make it possible. “The interest…


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Glass Door shattered on Spring Fling

Danielle Azoulay Staff Reporter After a long day of fun filled activities and drinking at McDaniel’s annual Spring Fling, the residents of Garden Apartment 155 reported that the glass of…


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Dino Head taken from Lewis Hall

Brent Lowe Staff Reporter Sometime between last Monday, April 20, and last Tuesday, April 21, a vandal (or vandals) stole the head from a wooden dinosaur skeleton out of Lewis…


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Lighterside to the Campus Safety Blotter

Students are living the ‘high life’ at McDaniel Jen Noel Staff Reporter As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. With that being said, I am…


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Students Give Blood, Save Lives

Laura Hutton Co Editor-in-Chief On April 8, McDaniel College’s students and staff saved up to 348 lives at the blood drive hosted biannually by the College Activities office. Through donations…



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“Note This” Raises Money for Relay

Jenna Little Staff Reporter The Commuter Student Association presented the first annual “Note This: McDaniel’s Own Musical Showcase and Competition” to showcase the best musical talents of McDaniel. Performers competed…


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News in Review

President Coley announces retirement plans On Saturday, April 18, President Joan Develin Coley announced to the Board of Trustees that she will retire at the end of June 2010. She…


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Arabic Language Students Petition for a Minor

Roxanne Fleischer News Editor At a meeting with Provost Thomas Falkner on Friday April 16, students handed him a petition asking for an Arabic Language minor at McDaniel. To fulfill…



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Lighter Side of the Campus Safety Blotter

Spring Sparks are Flying, from Fender Benders to Fire Mishaps Jen Noel Staff Reporter The calm before the storm. The old adage must be the explanation for the lack of…


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Students Honor Mission of Mercy

Press Release for McDaniel Free Press A group of McDaniel College students hosted a celebration/awareness event on campus Monday, April 20, to honor Mission of Mercy for meeting the healthcare…



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Students do Service Hours as Punishment

Danielle Azoulay Staff Reporter The punishment should fit the crime. For a several years now the school has been using community service or “service hours” as Dean Elizabeth Towle prefers…


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Ex-Editor v. Guru

Who Got you in the NBA finals? any surprises? The Ex: I think with Doc Rivers’ announcement today that Kevin Garnett may miss the entire 2009 playoffs, I think the…