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A master's student rings out in Red Square on May 25, 2019. Class of 2020 students will have the chance to participate in a virtual bell ringing ceremony. (Marya Kuratova / McDaniel Free Press).

Casey announces commencement ceremony plans

On April 30, President Roger Casey emailed the graduating class to provide an update on the commencement ceremony. Casey had originally written on March 27 that this year’s commencement ceremony…





(Photo courtesy of Pixabay user StartupStockPhotos).

Online classes extended to end of semester

On Tuesday afternoon, the McDaniel College Task Force emailed the McDaniel community declaring that all undergraduate and graduate instruction will move to an online learning format for the rest of…




Washing your hands is still the best way to avoid the spread of disease. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay user Gentle07).

McDaniel takes precautions against coronavirus

The panic associated with the coronavirus outbreak has slowly but surely spread across the world, reaching the United States and even Maryland, as people stock up on toilet paper, nonperishable…




"Together in Healing" is one of the therapy groups offered at the Wellness Center. (Photo courtesy of the Wellness Center).

Wellness Center to offer three new therapy groups

This semester, the Wellness Center is expanding its offerings for students seeking counseling to include multiple options for group therapy. These groups are themed around students who have similar identity…




Tornado damage on W. Main Street included many downed trees (Photo courtesy of Shane Robertson).

Tornado tears through downtown Westminster

On Feb. 7, the unexpected unfolded in downtown Westminster, leaving many in the community alarmed and even more, concerned. At around 8 a.m., skies darkened to an even deeper shade…


The I.T. help desk is located on the first floor of Hoover Library. (Marya Kuratova / McDaniel Free Press).

I.T. department starts semester with updates

Ahead of the start of the Spring 2020 semester, the I.T. department emailed the campus community to share the department’s latest updates. Over winter break, the department added Internet connectivity…