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CASE held their second annual Take Back the Night walk with wide campus and community support on Thursday, April 11, 2019. (Atticus Rice / McDaniel Free Press).

Take Back the Night walk a moving success

More than 40 students and community members gathered in Red Square at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019 for the College’s second annual Take Back the Night walk. The walk was…


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Human rights, a nonpartisan issue

Somehow, in the short time that human rights have been truly established, they have become a partisan issue all around the world, and from my point of view, a particularly…





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Cornel West gives lecture at Alumni Hall

On March 29, political activist Cornel West visited McDaniel College’s WMC Alumni Hall for the College’s annual Ira G. Zepp, Jr. Memorial Lecture. Ira Zepp, who passed away in 2009, was a…






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McComics: March

With spring theoretically on the horizon, this week’s comics from Nathan Wright, Clint Wright, and Olivia Culver are following the theme of “springtime” and can be read below.



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A review of ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’

“We peddle perception, thin as a bubble.” “Velvet Buzzsaw” (2019), written and directed by Dan Gilroy, is a playground for postmodern anxieties. This satirical horror embodies what philosopher Jean Baudrillard…





Nicolai Myers and Miles Taylor at NEVERsate in Westminster, Md. (Gunnar Ward / McDaniel Free Press).

Lifting the world

Carroll County’s Miles Taylor exploded in popularity as a star in the world of sports earlier this month after a video was posted on Instagram of the lifter lifting two…