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Revisiting the Bunker

McDaniel College turns 150 this year. This campus has a long history; a lot can happen in 150 years. But some parts of McDaniel’s history are seldom spoken of—such as the…



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Campus Safety Sees Major Changes

As students returned from Winter Break, they were greeted to a number of changes to the Department of Campus Safety. The most notable of these was that the office, which…


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McAdvice: Procrastination

Everybody procrastinates; it’s common in the life of a college student. Unfortunately, most of us procrastinate too much and everything catches up to us. Well, I have the cure for…


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The Sanctuary Campus Question

With the recent actions of President Donald Trump, a number of college students have become worried about the effects his policies and executive orders may have upon their institutions. While…


McDaniel Fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon on the day of their chartering. Courtesy of Ryan Grant/Sigma Alpha Epsilon McDaniel College.

What it Means to be Greek

Everyone has their own ideas about what “Greek Life” really means, and what it entails. Many see it as something akin to movies like “Animal House.” Many see it as having…


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Editorial: A Tense Summer

This summer has proven much more newsworthy than many might have thought or, sadly, more than any would have hoped. Given the college schedule and the nature of our paper,…


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Adjunct Faculty Votes in Favor of Union

On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, it was announced that McDaniel’s adjunct faculty had voted 82 -36 in favor of unionization with SEIU Local 500. This vote ended a process that…







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Senior Profile: Leanna Jasek-Rysdahl

What is your preferred name and major(s) and minor(s)? Leanna Jasek-Rysdahl. Majors: French and Political Science and International Studies What are some of the jobs you held at McDaniel? Writing Center…