Social, Arts, and Culture Archives College Budapest

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McDaniel Budapest proudly hosts the 58th Annual European Branch of the American Counseling Association Conference

By Paula Enevoldsen McDaniel Budapest had the privilege of hosting the 58th Annual European Branch of the American Counseling Association Conference on September 30 and October […]

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“It” is terrifyingly good – a spoiler free movie review

By Dan Bolboceanu The problem with horror movies nowadays, is that they mostly lack originality. All the scares in this genre are predictable and laughable at […]

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Stand-up Budapest, it’s tragicomedy time!

By Alexsa Aleksic After visiting a stand-up comedy act with an “open mic” yesterday, the performance simply left me speechless and pushed me to do a […]

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Svnseas performs at Kuplung, starring McDaniel’s Peter Kiss

By Pali Enevoldsen One of our fellow students, Peter John Kiss, a communications major at McDaniel, recently performed at Kuplung with his band Svnseas, and we […]

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Upcoming movie releases

By Bridget Daley   Summer is over and fall is upon us, and among traditional seasonal escapades such as pumpkin carving, trick or treating, and putting […]

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McDaniel at the Liszt Academy of Music

By Allison Isidore                           (Photo by Allison Isidore of Yoon Kuk Lee conducting during […]

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Fun things you can do over the summer in Budapest

By Paula Enevoldsen   Staying in Budapest for the summer instead of going home? Or not having big travel plans? Getting depressed about it? Here I […]

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Shadow on stone – the art of Lili Ország (1926–1978)

By Paula Enevoldsen   “Reflection on the wall of a victim trying to find a way out of her own reality” Once again, the National Gallery […]

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Dancing on the ruins of the Ottoman Empire

By Bence Gaál   Bence Gaál goes gonzo and dances on the ruins of the Ottoman Empire.     In the Summer of 2015, I had the […]

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Bureks

  Bake your own bureks the SB way Bureks (or boureks) are savory pastries that originated in Turkey. Throughout the years, almost every region that has […]

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Experience America’s cultural and natural heritage in Virginia

By Maxim LeFleur Local Amish communities and The Great Dismal Swamp make for a great weekend excursion from McDaniel’s Westminster Campus.   Living and studying in […]

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Getting bookish at Lotz Terem – Book Café; a café in a Neo-Renaissance ballroom

By Reza Almaee Lotz Terem, well known as Alexandra Book café, is one of the most stunning cafes in Europe. Located on Budapest’s luxurious street: Andrassyút, […]

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How to make traditional tummy-filling gulyás

By Anna Gál Hungarian dishes are rich, delicious, and always ready to fill your stomach. Despite the many ingredients that it uses, Hungarian gulyás (goulash) is […]

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My Budapest Photo Project: A glimpse of a different side of the city

By Sarah   Tibor László has been forced to wander the streets of Budapest since the millennium and his perspective of the city, along with those […]

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The Beijing Opera

by Sherry Jin   The Beijing Opera is a form of traditional Chinese theater, dating back to the 18th Century, where the performers use speech, song, […]

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Chinese delicacy: Bingtanghulu

By Chelsea Chen   There is a delicious traditional snack food in China named “Tanghulu,” or “Bingtanghulu”. In general, Bingtanghulu has a good taste, an easy […]

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Blissful marriage gone sour

By Rabiaty Yusuf   Two years ago, a Nigerian female musician known as Tiwa Savage got married and had a son with her ex-manager, Tunji Balogun, […]

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Ethnic inequality in Nigeria

By Rabiaty Yusuf   Nigeria is a country of diverse cultures, religions, and traditions, with over 250 ethnic groups. Over the years, Nigerians have encountered a […]

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Chinese Dialects

By Chelsey Chen and Maxim LeFleur   In recent years, Chinese culture and language have begun to attract unprecedented interest around the world. As China emerges […]

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Tomb-sweeping day

by: Sherry Jin   In China, the country recently celebrated Qingming, or Tomb-Sweeping Day, the holiday when people mourn their ancestors and the recently deceased. The […]

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Square dancing in China

  By Chelsey Chen In recent years, there is a very popular and special type of dancing trending in China, known in Chinese as ‘Guang Chang […]

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The Chinese animal zodiac system

  By Sherry Jin The Chinese zodiac calendar scheme is well-known around the world. The zodiac system comprises a twelve year cycle, in which each year […]

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China’s Lantern Festival is here to light up the night

  By Sherry Jin   The Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the 1st lunar month (this year falling on February 22), had become a […]

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Chinese soft power in the Year of the Monkey

  By Chelsey Chen and Maxim LeFleur   The 2016 Chinese New Year occurred on February 8 Last week marked the beginning of the Year of […]

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McDaniel does Venice and Vienna, and for credit

  By Sherryjin After the Mid-term exams, McDaniel College Budapest organized a “four days three nights” trip to Venice and Vienna, which was led by Professor […]

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Bill allowing weapons on campus one step closer

By Kevlyn Moscoso   In the wake of several school shootings, states are now considering legislation about whether or not to permit guns on college campuses. […]

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“BE CHIC AND FAKE FUR”

    By Nazgol Rezapour   Well well well, the lovely, light spring breeze and the shiny sun are finally upon us marking the end of […]

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Slovenian Ambassador visits McDaniel Budapest

By Tobi Onuoha Last month McDaniel College had the unique chance to host her Excellency the Ambassador of Slovenia in Hungary Ms. Ksenija Škrilec. The reason […]

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Menza: the canteen reinvented

By Youmna Benmaymoun     Have you ever found yourself thinking a lot about where you should take your friends for dinner when they come to […]

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Happy Persian New Year: EYD NOEROOZ!

By Nazgol Rezapours Historians observe that with its 1,700 years of history Iran is one of the oldest and most cultural countries in the Middle East. […]

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“The decline of France”

By Youmna Benmaymoun When you walk the streets of Paris, two smells fill your lungs almost more than clear oxygen: the mouthwatering smell of amazing French […]

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To travel or not to travel – the benefits and consequences of growing up traveling the world

  By Sarah Sunday To be able to travel and see the world is widely perceived as a fortunate, fabulous experience for the privileged few and […]

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Exploring the legend of Santa Claus  

  By Tobi Onuoha   Every year children wake up on December 25 and run straight to the Christmas tree to see what Santa has brought […]

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