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Meet the candidates for SGA president

For the first time since the spring of 2016, SGA is holding elections in which undergraduate students may cast their votes. Two candidates have filed with SGA, and the winner…


The Inner Harbor is one of several fun destinations near campus. (Amara Foster / McDaniel Free Press).

11 hangouts within an hour of campus

If you are not from or familiar with this area, you could be confused about what fun can be had off-campus. Break outside of Westminster and explore what the surrounding area has to…



Girls at the Boys & Girls Club's SMART Girls program write about what makes them happy. Photo by Katie Ogorzalek.

SMART girls: Finding positivity

Inspiration can be found even in the youngest of us. Last month, I went to the Boys & Girls Club and talked to a group of several middle-school girls aged 10 to…



The Black Panther cast at San Diego International Comic Con 2016. Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore.

McDaniel praises ‘Black Panther’

Last week, Marvel Studios released its latest and highly-anticipated film “Black Panther.” The superhero film drew widespread attention and gave the studio its biggest opening week at the box office thanks to…


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It’s recruitment season!

This week is recruitment week for Greek life at McDaniel, and women are getting ready for rounds. Sororities are decorating their club rooms, getting outfits ready, and working hard to…



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Dance Marathon comes to McDaniel College

McDaniel College has a new organization making its way to campus. Dance Marathon is a nationwide philanthropic event with the purpose of fundraising for the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN). This organization supports…


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A man who could have lived

When I was seven I lost my father to colon cancer. My goal for telling his story is one, to establish my father as a real person and two, to…


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Anxiety through one person’s eyes

My journey with anxiety, like many others, started at a young age. I remember hearing stories from my parents that I now laugh at, about the doctors telling them they’ve…


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The new Olympic sports

The winter Olympics are fast approaching, and nowhere can this be felt more than in Korea. Anticipation runs in the air as PyeongChang holds the first Winter Games since 1998’s…




Kayla Malone and Eryn Rich of Zeta Phi Beta. Photo courtesy of Kayla Malone.

A new era of Greek life philanthropy

Most of the time, when people hear of Greek life on college campuses, they immediately have negative connotations. However, students and Greek participants at McDaniel College are starting to change…


McDaniel College Greek organizations pose for a photo outside Hoover Library during Greek Week 2016. Photo courtesy McDaniel College Office of Student Engagement.

Greek Life at McDaniel: Overview

Getting involved in Greek Life is a great way to meet friends and get involved on campus. There are several different social and service fraternities and sororities, so if you…


A hawk chick outside Whiteford Hall. Photo by Matthew Ogorzalek.

Hawk’s Nest on McDaniel Campus

McDaniel is not only home to the Green Terror, but also home to five hawks—three of them chicks. Freshman Hannah Smith lives in Whiteford Hall, and recently discovered three eggs…



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McPlaylist of the Month: March

This playlist aims to expose McDaniel to the music genre that is grime, just as its popularity in both Britain and the United States is hitting its high point. It…