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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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“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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Hugh Hefner, the man who had heaven on earth, checks out of the Playboy Mansion

By Aleksa Aleksic   Hugh Hefner, founder of the world famous adult magazine Playboy, has died at the age of 91. He passed away peacefully in […]

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Farewell to the 2017 Graduates

By Paula Enevoldsen   When January became May and we were faced with McDaniel’s seniors graduating, we needed to remind ourselves of the elapsed road as […]

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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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Video projects of students of Holocaust and Memory course In Budapest

What are the similarties of a house only few blocks from the College on Rakoczi ut and the Shoe Monument on the Bank of the Danube […]

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McDaniel’s International Dinners

By Sarah B The spring semester of 2017 has seen a revival in McDaniel’s social events. Prominent among these events that are set to get the […]

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How to survive writer’s block

By Anna Gál Uninspired, bored, cannot find anything exciting or interesting for weeks that would be worth writing about? You feel like you are stuck with […]

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White is the new blue of metro line 3

By Paula Enevoldsen   In Budapest there is not much to complain about  in terms of public transportation, it is usually quite good in comparison with […]

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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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Opinion: Freedom of Speech and Liberal Terror

By: A.Reza Liberal terror can be defined and identified as the leverages which force societies to affirm the pre-existing liberal normative frameworks and visions of the […]

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Sailor’s favorite, or just another Belgian pub in the city?

By Mihai Damascan Söntés Belgian Pub | Google reviews: 4.7/5 out of 42 reviews Belgian Pub | 4-5 beers (per person) with snacks for two: HUF […]

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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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Trexit: The Brexit-style U.S. election

By A. Reza Donald Trump’s stunning triumph in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was the most shocking political event of the year. The man who was […]

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The U.S. presidential debates analysis & media

By A. Reza The first and second U.S. presidential debates between then Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton in late September and early […]

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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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Bad Spanish romance in Paris – PSG vs. FCB

By Mihai Damascan My girlfriend asked what we were going to do for Valentine’s Day on Tuesday. I did not hesitate and simply asked whether she […]

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Tony Blair sparks fury over anti-Brexit speech

By Bridget Daley Former UK PM Tony Blair made an anti-Brexit speech urging Remain voters to join him in opposing Brexit, and suggesting a cross-party movement […]

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Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, was assassinated at the Kuala Lumpur airport on Monday.

Obituary: Kim Jong-nam By Maxim LeFleur Once thought to be the successor of Kim Jong-il in leading the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kim Jong-nam spent […]

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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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Professor Josh Ambrose: “Be ready to have fun and to write, a lot!”

by Bryn Blanchard Josh Ambrose is a professor and the head of the Writing Center at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. But, for the duration of […]

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The Sparkling Christmas Markets of Budapest

by Anna Gál Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year in Budapest. The weather is cold and the trees are decorated with beautiful lights all […]

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Dr Marius Taba visits The Roma/Travellers: State and European Policy and Civil Society class

Dr Marius Taba, Romanian Roma activist and educationalist joined the class (The Roma/Travellers: State and European Policy and Civil Society taught by Professor Andrew Ryder) on […]

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Student Union semester sojourn to Serbian capital

By Karl Hahn Every semester the Student Union plans a weekend trip to a nearby city. This fall the Union organizers asked for student input on […]

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A post-Trump campus: a conversation with Roger Casey

Interview by Stefan Specian The election of Donald Trump as president has had a definite impact on the student body of McDaniel, no matter their political […]

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Upcoming Events at McDaniel College Budapest

WINTER PARTY December 7th, 15:30-21:00 We kindly invite all of you to join us in celebrating all of the winter holidays, including Santa Claus day, Christmas, and […]

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