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My journey to mental health recovery

Growing up, mental health was not a topic of conversation in my household. In middle and highschool I had debilitating anxiety, but I was told by my family that I…


Get involved with Best Buddies

Looking for a new club or organization to join here on the Hill? Consider becoming a member of McDaniel’s Best Buddies chapter! Best Buddies is an international organization dedicated to…


Getting to know Erin Benevento

Many students may recognize Erin Benevento as one of the first smiling faces to greet them on the Hill. Whether she gave you directions during August move-in or helped you…


Abroad in Budapest: First Look

Hello from Budapest! I am studying abroad this semester at McDaniel College’s location in Budapest, Hungary in Europe. I arrived in Budapest on Jan. 23 for orientation. All of the…



Book review: Squad by Lisa Sterle

“You know, you gotta be careful around bitches. We roll in packs.” Maybe you’ve heard this one before: the new girl gets invited to sit with the popular clique at…


All-In: Anna Jezerski

Under the lights of Franklin and Marshall’s gymnasium, 21-year-old senior from Ellicott City Anna Jezerski leaps into the air, her torso clearing the top of the net. Her right arm…


Advancement in Military Medicine

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on the advancement of Military Medicine to benefit our warfighters and civilians. It is now a global organization that helps…


McDaniel students face increased mental health needs

In today’s world, students have many different issues they are stressing about, causing their mental health to worsen. According to interviews with students around campus, students at McDaniel College are…



The importance of native plants

Want to make a simple garden that is easy to maintain?  Using native plants, you can create a garden that gets lots of attention from birds, butterflies and bees! According…


Helping Hands with the Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternity organization that was established in 1882 to provide financial support to Catholic families after the loss of their  husband, father or son. …


Brothers against ALS

“They showed up with such positive attitudes and it made my heart happy to see them having fun while working hard,” said Dawn Dorsey of the Brothers of Phi Delta…


Looking into the Hoover Library archives

Need help with research? Interested in McDaniel’s history? Or just curious about what’s behind that mysterious locked door on the second floor of Hoover? Gwen Coddington, McDaniel’s Archivist and Special…



Find your own Natural Bounty

If you were to ask me the best time of year, the answer is easily the transition from summer to fall. Of course, there are a ton of reasons, like…