Ben Shoudy




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Recent Grad to Marry Former Professor

Over Spring Break, McDaniel Alumnus Oscar Santos ’13 and Biology professor Dr. Kelly Winters were engaged in a fancy Italian restaurant in Gaithersburg, Md. Santos graduated last May with a…





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Westminster’s Cup: Moved and Improved

Oh my goodness, the fans are leaves!—Just one of the many hidden gems at Cup, Westminster’s only tea bar. Many may remember Cup from its original location, the cramped yet…


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The Lighter Side of Campus Safety

Three reports of cooking smoke this week. This is getting out of hand, guys. Another student was caught for a malicious burning in the library. Are book burnings still a…


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The Lighter Side of Campus Safety

Man, we had a dark, violent week on campus. Let’s dive right in. A bunch of rebels on campus were disturbing the peace, harassing others and assaulting fellow students. Someone…


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The Lighter Side of Campus Safety

The Lighter Side of Campus Safety is brought to you by the McDaniel College student body’s eager interest in on-campus happenings and by all the miscreants that make this possible….


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The Lighter Side of Campus Safety

Welcome back to yet another semester of petty theft, cooking-induced smoke alarms and inevitable drug possession. It’s The Lighter Side of Campus Safety, brought to you by me, Ben. Buckle…



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The Lighter Side of Campus Safety

I apologize for the delay in publishing The Lighter Side. Last week the incident report system was not working and there was nothing available for me to write about. DOCS…


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#Caseys’Corner

There’s a line in The Great Gatsby where Jordan Baker is comparing large and small social gatherings and she remarks, “…I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties…


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Active Shooter 411

Both as a response to recent crimes near campus and due to plans made earlier in the school year, the Department of Campus Safety and the McDaniel College administration sponsored…


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The Lighter Side of Campus Safety

I have to say, I’m a little let down, McDaniel. I mean, it was Homecoming this past weekend, and this week had one of the smallest incident reports in a…


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The Lighter Side of Campus Safety

Congratulations, McDaniel students! We had a week with a significantly lower incident report. Could it have anything to do with the fact that 65% of the population left for Fall…


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Netflix Review: “Derek”

By 8:30 a.m. this morning I had both eaten a pomegranate and cried, so I was off to a pretty good start. First of all, pomegranates are amazing, and any…


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The Lighter Side of Campus Safety

Welcome to the re-birth (sorry to put a childbirth image in your head) of The Lighter Side (of Campus Safety). Each week I’ll be reporting on the unfortunate and, frankly,…