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Batwa: The perpetual victims of tribal conflict in Rwanda

By Mubarak Aliyu   After the tragic genocide in Rwanda, ethnicity is a subject that still shapes the political conversation and policy making in the country. […]

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Upcoming Halloween events and various traditional celebrations

By Mirella Ötvös Halloween takes place on October 31 and is celebrated all around the world by people wearing costumes of frightening creatures, carving pumpkins, and […]

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Roman times

By Sarah Diefallah   From time to time, modern city life becomes too overwhelming and all that one needs is a nostalgic trip, to indulge in […]

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Upcoming Hungarian gastronomy events

By Mirella Ötvös   The arrival of Fall 2018 has not only brought back the chilly weather, but also a bunch of fun seasonal festivals in […]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Gábor Drexler, 1943-2018

It is with great sadness that we deliver the news of the passing of our dear friend, colleague, and professor, Dr. Gábor Drexler. We will fondly […]

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Frida Kahlo exhibition lights up Hungarian National Gallery

By Sarah Daifala   Once you step into the hall of the Hungarian National Gallery, you will be overwhelmed by a feast of colors where an […]

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McDaniel Budapest Fall 2018 Pub Crawl

By Kiev Martinez Camaraderie was the word of the night during the annual McDaniel College Budapest year-opening pub crawl. Students gathered at the customary spot UdvarRom […]

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Semester opening jaunt to Alsópetény

By Mubarak Aliyu   As the semester began, McDaniel students and staff were treated to a lakeside cookout near the scenic Hungarian village of Alsópetény on […]

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Upcoming School Year & its Activities

By Kiev Martinez To the entire Student Body of McDaniel, congratulations on another successful semester completed! To those of our fraters and sorors that will be […]

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A man raised by silence is the last man laughing.

By Tommy Mashiah “You’ve got to get out of your comfort zone to leave your culture. People are so comfortable with dorms and everything they provide […]

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Pedophilia – the last taboo

By Sofie Holler Thomassen   Taboos have existed throughout history and across cultures. Taboo’s function as forbidden behaviours whose perpetrators, if caught, fear the most severe […]

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Facebook and You

By Tomer Mashiah   In the last few weeks we have seen Facebook shares plummet. This is due to a loophole in 3rd party agreements, a […]

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Swedish DJ and Producer Avicii dies at 28

By Aleksa Aleksic Swedish DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, died at age 28 on Friday, April 20. Avicii’s publicist released the statement: “It is with […]

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Students of McDaniel College Budapest pitch first student organized conference

By Sofie H. Thomassen   Some students at McDaniel College Budapest presented the idea of a student-led event – an idea they have entitled 2019 International […]

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McDaniel Budapest visit to Pannonhalma

By Kiev Martinez On a gray, drizzly morning, we set out to see one of the most historic sites in all of Hungary – the beautiful […]

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Susanne Sundfør brings magic in form of music to Budapest

By Sofie H. Thomassen   With one of the most powerful records of 2017, the Norwegian singer-songwriter Susanne Sundfør is touring Europe these days. On Friday […]

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EPL winter transfer window – two records and a virtuoso exchange

By Bogdan Radchenko   It would seem that January is never a good time for clubs sign new players. All teams with our exception are keen […]

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A treat for trap music lovers of Budapest: NGHTMRE’s show at Barba Negra

By Dan Bolboceanu Budapest, and Hungary in general, is one of the main hotspots for music in the summer. Sziget Festival is aimed for lovers of […]

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A Human we can be Proud of!

By Aleksa Aleksic Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, Inc. is a man that is saving humanity’s “face” in these dark times. Dictatorship in N. Korea, […]

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Busójárás: goodbye cruel winter

By Kiev Martinez We all go through our lives waiting for the next summer – no matter what type of climate we are from. Summer is […]

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The Trouble in Syria

By Briana Gomez For the past week tensions between Israel and Iran have escalated. Normally these tensions would be some type of ‘cold war’ nuclear threats, […]

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Madách Szinhaz

By Briana Gomez Looking for entertainment in Budapest? Look no further than Madách Színház, barely a kilometer from McDaniel’s Budapest campus. This popular playhouse hosts large […]

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To rent or not to rent

By Bridget Daley An indispensable component of life is a place to call home; in Budapest, apartment prospects continue to diminish as rental prices steadily increase. […]

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The real State of the Union

By Briana Gomez   According to a poll conducted by Pennsylvania marketing firm, SSRS, the reaction to President Trump’s State of the Union Address, last Tuesday, […]

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Catching the Christmas vibe in Budapest

By Mihai Damascan Not only are families and churches getting ready for the day of Jesus’ birth, but also our environment – the towns and even […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday, what a deal!

By Aleksa Aleksic We were blessed by incredible discounts and cursed with terribly long queues on Friday, November 24, on what was the famous unofficial American […]

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Taking in the magical Harry Potter: Warner Bros Studio Tour

By Paula Enevoldsen Have you ever thought of visiting wonderful and wondrous film-sets? There’s a Harry Potter tour that introduces you to all the details that […]

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The truth behind the DJ Mag: Top 100 DJs polls

By Dan Bolboceanu Summer’s long gone and the countdown to the next summer festivals has started, and the cold winds and rains are upon us, with […]

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The Harvey Weinstein case breaks a societal taboo

By Marine Quesada   Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have probably heard of the storm that’s taken Hollywood over the past few weeks. […]

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Want to eat proper food? ‘Find Food!’

By Mihai Damascan Eat? Find Food! 1078, Budapest, István utca 5. Opening hours: Mo-Fr. 8am – 6pm, Sa. 9am – 3pm The question going through our minds […]

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China’s movies step up to counter Hollywood

By Aleksa Aleksic   When it comes to action movies, Hollywood jumps or springs to mind. We may mock Bollywood’s thrill flicks and joke about Nigerian […]

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Ryanair flights continue to be cancelled amid threat of pilots unionizing

By Katrina Hier 400,000 more Ryanair passengers will be affected through March 2018, with the newest flight cancellations announced in the last week of September. This […]

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