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Students Raise Concerns of Alumni Purge

While it’s widely known that only a few McDaniel grads can be particularly successful, students are now looking to the institution after the disappearances of some notable alumni. “There is…





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I, the Political Hypocrite

Voting is perhaps the greatest symbol of a democratic government. The idea that the populace chooses its leaders is championed, especially in the U.S. with its long tradition of democracy….







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McDaniel Dining Part One: Cost and Variety

Despite criticisms, Sodexo does offer a variety of food options on campus. However, these options, along with following trends, contribute to swelling costs. Rita Webster, general manager McDaniel Dining Services, says,…


Campus Sodexo workers on the day of their unionization vote. Photo courtesy of Caroline Unger.

Sodexo Workers Vote in Favor of Union

As many members of the McDaniel community have heard, there have been efforts among Sodexo workers on campus to join a workers union. These efforts culminated in the Nov. 5…


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SmartTALK with Nupur Parekh Flynn

On Nov. 11 at 7pm, McDaniel alumna Nupur Parekh Flynn, class of 1994, returned to McDaniel for one of its SmartTALKs. Flynn was a pioneer of international studies at McDaniel. She…



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A Push Towards Solar Energy at McDaniel

While McDaniel has been attempting to reduce its electric and water consumption, along with utilizing geothermal energy in Blanche and North Village, the institution has yet to invest in solar…




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Ben Carson: Public Religiosity?

  Among 2016 Republican candidates there has been a growing force: Dr. Ben Carson. With his agenda being highly influenced by pro-Christian stances, could he be an effective figurehead for…