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(Emma Carter / McDaniel Free Press).

Board approves 9 new majors

The Board of Trustees has approved nine new undergraduate majors and has reinstated enrollment in the master’s in deaf education program, which was originally suspended in February. Majors in actuarial…




Chuck Carp sits at his computer, visibly frustrated. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay user punttim)

IT mandates new password requirements

The McDaniel IT Department has announced via email to students and faculty a new, stricter set of system password requirements. The new requirements will take effect as soon as the wifi…








Four of the  first  five days of the undergraduate spring semester were impacted by a wintry mix of inclement weather, closing the College early on Jan. 29 and Feb. 1 and causing 10 a.m. delayed openings on Jan. 30 and 31. (Atticus Rice / McDaniel Free Press).

First week of classes hit by snowfall

The first week of the new semester saw two early closures and two delays. Snow began to fall on Tuesday afternoon, prompting officials at the College to cancel all classes…


Benjamin Steinhurst, Ph.D., demonstrates a crocheting method in his Crocheted Hyperbolic Geometry Jan term course. (Emma Carter / McDaniel Free Press)

Hooked on hyperbolic geometry

“How tall are your stitches?” and “are there any colors people would like me to get more of?” are not questions you typically hear a professor ask in a college…


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From the archives: January on the Hill

While January is typically a quiet month on campus, the College’s newspaper staff has often been on scene to report the new year’s first stories. Here are some January front-page articles students…




Campus Safety. (Kyle Parks / The McDaniel Free Press).

False armed robbery reported near Big Baker

On Monday, Nov. 5, students and faculty received a series of McDaniel Alerts that reported an attempted armed robbery near Big Baker. The incident was reported by a campus employee,…




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From the archives: 1970s headlines

Headlines are, of course, the first text our readers see when they pick up a copy of the newspaper. Writers at the Gold Bug, Western Maryland College’s name for its student-run newspaper…