Ciara O’Brien



20 percent by 2020: Where are we now?

In the fall of 2014, President Roger Casey and Beth Gerl, vice president of student affairs and dean of students at the time, signed the Real Food Challenge during the…


President Casey announces his retirement

On Sept. 24, President Roger Casey announced that he will be retiring as the ninth president of McDaniel College in June 2021. Casey noted that many factors play into this…




Welcome from the Free Press

On behalf of the Free Press staff, welcome back to The Hill, in any mode you may be experiencing it in this semester. Whether it be from behind a computer…






Online classes extended to end of semester

On Tuesday afternoon, the McDaniel College Task Force emailed the McDaniel community declaring that all undergraduate and graduate instruction will move to an online learning format for the rest of…




Tornado tears through downtown Westminster

On Feb. 7, the unexpected unfolded in downtown Westminster, leaving many in the community alarmed and even more, concerned. At around 8 a.m., skies darkened to an even deeper shade…


From the archives: Snow days

A lot has changed at McDaniel over the years, but certain things will always remain the same: slipping down the steep steps that give the Hill its name. Here are…