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Lighter Side of the Campus Safety Blotter

Jen Noel Staff Reporter It’s easy to see why some may find Westminster a boring place to live. There is not always a lot happening around town besides the events…



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Proffesors Gone Wild (In Academia)

Kate Maloney Staff Reporter We see our professors in Red Square lecturing outdoors on a nice day, advising student-run clubs in the evening, or catching up with colleagues over lunch…




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McDaniel Student Wins Photo Contest

Sam Segal Staff Reporter “Photography is my eye of the world. I capture what I see to share it with others” Colin Miller, a sophomore here at McDaniel College, is…


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Standing in the face of danger

Juliann Guiffre Co-News Editor The worst was feared. Mass evacuations carried people far away from towns in Louisiana, igniting the fears that had just begun to bank after the horrible…


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Claycombe takes semester off, for recovery

Danielle Azoulay Staff Reporter Dr. Richard Claycombe, professor of Economics and Business Administration, was in a bicycle accident in early July that flung him over his handlebars and landed him…


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Armed Rouzer Robbery ends with prison term

Roxanne Fleischer Co-News Editor In late July, the McDaniel College community was able to finally find some relief and closure after the last of the three men arrested for armed…


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Students help rock the vote

Kris Breeden Staff Reporter Reformers in the 20th century demanded a bipartisan administration to ensure that elections be more fair and allow for equal representation. According to Dr. Herb Smith…




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Fang finds new home in history dept

Angela Baldwin Staff Reporter Dr. Qin Fang, new professor in the History Department, didn’t always desire to go into the History field. In fact, she originally wanted to major in…


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Lighter side of the Campus Safety Blotter

Jen Noel Staff Reporter (Editor’s Note: This column by Jen Noel is dedicated to some of the most inane calls to which Campus Safety officers respond ? or should respond….


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Best and worst freshman year

by Ashleigh Smith Attention incoming freshmen: Welcome to college, which as I am sure you are tired of hearing, are “the best four years of your life.” While it may…


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New dean settles into new semester

By Juliann Guiffre News Co-Editor Dr. Karen Violanti sat at her computer browsing job sites. She had just graduated from SUNY at Buffalo and received her PhD in Counselor Education,…


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Position changes shift Reiff, Stokely

Roxanne Fleischer News Co-Editor Over summer break, McDaniel College made rearrangements to the faculty. Deans Henry Reiff and Sarah Stokely were both directly affected by what Stokely has called, “something…


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Budapest good for grades, traveling

By Kate Delenick The rumors are abundant and impossible to ignore: “Skipping classes are a rite of passage and a GPA boost is a guarantee.” But does a semester at…


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John Sherman speaks at ninth annual College Press Day

By Rachel Hooper, Features Co-Edtior Award-winning reporter, John Sherman, from Channel 11 WBAL-TV in Baltimore, gave an inspiring keynote message at the Society of Collegiate Journalists’ annual event. His message,…