Kyle Parks

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The Path Forward

Although Donald Trump did not win the popular vote, he did win the electoral vote, bringing him to presidency. With the results of the presidential election, many Americans might face…






McDaniel's Class of 2020 walks through Ward Memorial Arch on Move-in Day. Many can expect to graduate with student debt. Photo by Kyle Parks.

The Inevitability of Student Debt

As student debt rapidly passes $1.3 trillion, it’s becoming increasingly clear that higher education in the U.S. cannot go on as it is. The costs associated with obtaining a degree…



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60 Seconds: Current TV Binges

When not working on assignments, students like to relax while watching some shows. Students were asked what their current “binge” show is: Chris Spahn, sophomore, undecided Current binge: Steven Universe…






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Falling Down the Hill

The first week of my junior year was hard. Not because my classes are overwhelming, nor readjusting to Glar. It doesn’t even relate to my attempts at salvaging my neglected social life….


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What’s in Store for the Free Press

Like any student organization on campus, the McDaniel Free Press undergoes various shifts between school years—for this year, we are working to implement a variety of improvements in the areas…



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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…





Senior Nicole Rutherford is awarded the $10,000 grand prize. Photo by Kyle Parks.

Innovation Challenge Finals

On Monday, April 11, the final judging to the Innovation Challenge took place, leaving Nicole Rutherford with the first place prize, Ryan Lutes second, and Tyler Van Dyke and Jeb…