Westminster


Dawn Pritchard, owner of Silver Linings Lavender. Photo by Gunnar Ward.

Westminster’s Field of Purple Flowers

Before even walking through the doors of Silver Linings Lavender, customers are welcomed by the scents — and sense — of being surrounded by lavender in a field of vibrant purple flowers….






Baltimore is one of the major weekend destinations for students. Photo courtesy of Pixabay user  Bruce Emmerling.

What Students Do Off Campus

McDaniel offers a wide range of on-campus activities for students to take part in. These include clubs, student government positions, Greek life, and arts and culture shows/exhibits. Although there are…



Talks of Ting at McDaniel have increased since the fiber internet infrastructure has gotten closer to campus. Image courtesy Pixabay.

The Future of Ting Fiber Internet at McDaniel

The possibility of a change to McDaniel internet is on the horizon. When Ting, an internet service provider and mobile virtual network operator, lit up in August of 2015 in Westminster,…



A sampling of what you can find at the Lone Star Barbeque. Photo courtesy of the Lone Star Barbeque.

The Lone Star Barbecue

Located on Main Street in our very own Westminster, MD is the inexpensive, delicious, dine-in or take-out Lone Star Barbeque restaurant. It started in New Windsor, MD and is now behind…


Completed in 1918, the façade of the Longwell Armory resembles a medieval fortress. Photo by Kyle Parks.

Where in Westminster: Longwell Armory

A mysterious castle-like structure sits at 11 Longwell Ave. in Westminster. Visitors will find what appears to be a medieval fortress bearing the seal of the State of Maryland at…



At Cinco de Mayo. From left: Fidel Alberto, Louis Hernandez, Manny Goyo, Edgardo Mejia, and Raul Alberto. Photo by James O'Connor.

McDaniel and the Restaurants of Westminster

Restaurants in the Westminster area truly benefit from the McDaniel Community. Homecoming, Spring Fling, and multiple athletic events draw large numbers of people to the Westminster area, and after these…






Photo by Lauren Trainor.

Wine in Westminster

This weekend, a community larger than McDaniel’s entire student population gathered on the grounds of the Carroll County Farm Museum to eat, and more importantly, to drink wine. The 33rd Annual…


The Downunder Sports Bar and Grille. Photo by Mackenzie Farley.

Downunder: From the Inside Looking Out

Anybody who’s anybody at McDaniel College knows about Bar Thursday at Downunder, located at 4 W Main St, Westminster, MD 21157. It’s the one night of the week when all students…