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Let them use the soap

New dispensers installed in two dorms By Michelle Menner More than 200 soap dispensers, hand dryers, and paper towel holders are to be installed around campus in all administrative buildings…




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Runaway teen still missing

Details surrounding missing girl remain vague By Katelynn McGinley Signs posted around North Village the morning of Thursday, September 27 alerted the campus that a teenaged girl was missing and…



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McDaniel honors alum and war hero Bates

By Geoff Peckham, News Co-Editor If you were to ask Baron Bates about his father’s college years, he would probably say very firmly that Western Maryland College played a large…


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The Lighter Side of the Campus Safety Blotter

Missing roommates? Fire alarms ringing at all hours? It’s all part of the lighter side. Editor’s Note: This weekly piece highlights some of the more inane calls and incidents to…


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WMCR radio hopes to reach beyond campus

“That’s what we’re working toward and I’m sure it’s very close.” ~ Deborah Vance By Bethany Grov? WMCR, McDaniel College’s radio station, has struggled for airtime over the past year…


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Sexual assault investigation continues

By Stacey Eyler, Commentary Co-Editor As reported in the September 27 issue of The McDaniel Free Press, a female McDaniel College student was sexually assaulted by a male McDaniel College…


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Sexual assault case still under investigation

By Stacey Eyler, Commentary Co-Editor Just hours before the first day of classes was set to begin, Campus Safety launched a campus-wide email, informing students and faculty of the first…


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Cheerleader injured in practice

Student medevacked for injury to neck By Dave Nasongkhla On Wednesday, September 12, cheerleader Amber Lassen, a sophomore, was injured during a stunt in the gym during the team’s evening…



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The Lighter Side of the Campus Safety Blotter

A burning trash can, broken vending machines, sketchy library characters, and failed heists are the legacy of the first month of fall semester. Mike Habegger looking cool as always. By…


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McDaniel to enjoy more Late Nights

Organization gets government grant for the promotion of responsible drinking By Melanie Chupein, Co-Editor in Chief McDaniel College has received a two-year grant from the United States Department of Education…


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Terror TV gets a major makeover

Professional upgrade provides place for news crew to flourish By Greg Pfeiffer Let’s just get right to it: Have you ever seen Terror TV? Have you paused on it for…


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In With The New

NEW MOVE-IN PROCEDURES SHORTEN LINES, HEADACHES By Laura Hutton, News Co-Editor For returning students, the beginning of freshman move in day is remembered for its long lines. This year, however,…


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Incoming class welcomed to McDaniel

New students showcase the school’s growing potential By Geoff Peckham, News Co-Editor As the days of summer waned, the campus began to emerge from its seasonal slumber, students in yellow…