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McDaniel String Ensemble Review

On Friday the 8th, the Music Department held the McDaniel String Ensemble concert. Held in Little Baker, the concert was very casual and featured many members of Beta Alpha Chi,…


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A Soundtrack for Any Situation

Feeling stressed? Anxious? I’m not going to tell you to go to the wellness center. No, I’m going to tell you to grab your headphones and click this link: https://soundcloud.com/williamcarney…



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The Campus That Lost Power: A Poem

The kids at McDaniel liked power a lot But this week, electricity’s not what they’ve got The campus lost power and heat (and it’s freezin’) Now, please don’t ask why….


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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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The Freshman 15 Issue

So it’s your freshman year of college and the nerves are kicking in. Am I going to make friends? How hard will my classes be? How do I do my…



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Coping With Long Distance Friendships

If you’re anything like me, you still spend your free nights Skyping your friends from back home. Maybe you’ve found your niche in college life by now and you’ve made…


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Upcoming Concerts: A Crowd Onstage

There’s something infectious about the energy of a band with a lot of members. The stage is a flurry of activity: feet tap, heads bob, and hands slam, strum, smack,…



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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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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,…



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Jimmy Fallon Videos Sweeping YouTube

Lately, Jimmy Fallon has been posting clips from his show “Late Night” on YouTube.  They feature segments with a celebrity or two performing a brief skit with him.  Justin Timberlake…


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Film Review: “Now You See Me”

When I rented the movie “Now You See Me,” I wasn’t expecting anything different than the usual Hollywood movie; I remembered some one-dimensional commercials for it and was curious if…


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The New Wave

I know we’re all tired of hearing the same sound over and over again in music; we all want something new. If that sounds like you, then here are three…


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Netflix Review: “Orange is the New Black”

Communal showers. Questionable food. Hard beds. No, this isn’t McDaniel but the Women’s Correctional Facility in Litchfield, N.Y., the setting of hit show Orange is the New Black (OITNB). The Netflix…