Emma Carter




Students from the class of 2022 and transfers to McDaniel College gather in Red Square ahead of the Convocation and Candlewalk as part of New Student Orientation on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 in Westminster, Md. (Marya Topina / McDaniel College).

A welcome from the Free Press

On behalf of our editorial team and writing staff at the Free Press, we’d like to officially welcome all McDaniel students to the Fall 2018 semester! As both of us are…








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McDaniel praises ‘Black Panther’

Last week, Marvel Studios released its latest and highly-anticipated film “Black Panther.” The superhero film drew widespread attention and gave the studio its biggest opening week at the box office thanks to…




(Image courtesy of Pixabay user PublicDomainPictures).

McDaniel Dictionary

You’ve done it: moved in, tackled your first classes. Though most of the heavy lifting is over, it can still be a challenge to navigate the first few weeks of…



Image by Kyle Parks.

Plan to Capture Squirrels Backfires

Squirrels are a common sight at McDaniel College: clandestinely rustling in the ivy patches outside of Hill Hall, sipping from the fountain in plain view of Physical Plant workers, fearlessly…




Keep the Bay clean. Photo by Emma Carter.

The Litter Problem

As a society in the past century, we’ve made so much progress socially, politically, and intellectually. So why is still commonplace to see litter on the street nearly everywhere you…