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The Plastic Pandemic

Amidst a time of uncertainty and fear due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, environmental awareness has taken a back seat. While focusing on our human contact, possible symptoms, and social…


Fighting the fires of 9/11

Two weeks ago, Friday Sept. 11th marked the nineteenth anniversary of the horrible terrorist attacks on the United States of America. I sat down with Bernie Cornell, a retired member of…



Golden Retrievers are GRREAT

Throughout the country, there are many non-profit organizations to be a part of. Notable ones such as NPR, American Red Cross, and the Human Rights Watch, all strive for one…


A tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Last week, we mourned the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was known to many as a champion of women’s rights, and she delivered progressive votes on…



Getting to know Robyn Allers

One of the things that becomes abundantly clear when talking to Robyn Allers is her humility. Allers is a person whose status and work does not displace her love for…


In celebration of the Jan term

McDaniel College offers students experiential learning opportunities around the world. The courses are curated by professors and are proposed to be manageable expedition learning courses that give way for profound…



Westminster date ideas

At first glance, it can seem tough to find something to do in Westminster, but there are plenty of great ideas for the taking. If you are looking for some…


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…




Where in Westminster: The Yellow Door

Down on Main Street, a yellow door distinctively stands out, and inside is a unique local business. Taylor Stetson, the owner of The Yellow Door, has been selling comic books…


Project Guatemala

Over the summer of 2019, student Jose Pac participated in a medical internship with his home town’s hospital, the Hospital Regional de Occidente Guatemala. The program consisted of over 50 medical…


New counselors join the Wellness Center team

The Wellness Center welcomed three new interns, Patch Tseng-Putterman, Laura Knox, and Kat Griffith, to the Hill this academic year so that they could complete their advanced graduate internships as…


Alpha Phi Alpha works with NextOneUp

On Sunday, Oct. 20, McDaniel’s Phi Iota Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., traveled down to Baltimore to speak with Shel Simon and his NextOneUp students about the importance of completing…