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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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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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Writing Center Info

By Bryn Blanchard Do you struggle writing papers? Do you find yourself stuck in the brainstorming phase of your writing?Would it help you to have someone […]

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How Much Do Presidential Debates Matter?

By Bence Gaál In the wake of the 2016 US Presidential Election, the widely discussed issue of debates affecting the popularity of the candidates once again […]

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The Art of Making the Famous Pálinka at Home

by Anna Gál Pálinka is the Hungarian national drink, and is much loved by them or indeed anyone who have ever tasted it. Just hang around […]

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A night at Morrison’s Opera

By Karl-Gregor Hahn Lying to your mother is never a good idea – especially if it’s about your drinking habits. But what actually constitutes a lie […]

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Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

By Stefan Specian In the five years the Syrian Civil War has been raging, the world has seen a country be torn apart by brutal, chaotic […]

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An interview with historical romance author Kathleen Bittner Roth

Six books in two years. An unusual dual-publishing agreement in the most lucrative literary genre… By Maxim LeFleur Over lunch, local Budapest expatriate author Kathleen Bittner […]

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Oppose the Oppressor: An Inside Look into Unethical Business

By Anna Gál Is ethical behaviour the reason that companies thrive in today’s environment, or is the exact opposite that pushes them towards success? Some companies […]

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Champions League: Dark horses, white crows

  By Bogdan Radchenko     The second matchday of the group stages of the Champions League does not involve as many big names as the […]

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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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Chinese Hot Pot in Budapest

By Chelsey Chen   Hot Pot is a very old way of preparing and serving dishes cooked up in a big pot at the table where […]

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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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Champions League final preview: the clash of the Madrid titans

By: Farzin Tazesh   We are now finally in the final stage of this year’s Champions League and the two giant clubs from Madrid will once […]

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Interview with Professor Italo Simonelli: from Perugia to Budapest via Westminster

by Ming Huang   This semester’s guest professor has many more strings to his bow than pure mathematics. Not only did Professor Italo Simonelli play soccer […]

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A Special Lecture on Etruscan Civilization and Remains

By Maxim LeFleur   On April 27th, the students of McDaniel College Budapest gathered for a special guest lecture about ancient Etruscan civilization from visiting professor, […]

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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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CEU Finance Program featured at McDaniel College Budapest

by Maxim LeFleur   Central European University (CEU)’s MSc in Finance Program was presented to the students of McDaniel College Budapest, on Tuesday, February 19th. The […]

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Champions League quarter finals review

By: Farzin Tazesh   As the semi-final matches will get underway on April 26th, we now have a better vision on where to put our money […]

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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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The rich kids of London

by Emmanuel K-Olaye   The revving of super-priced, hyper-fast cars in the streets of London announces the arrival of the new generation of social media savvy, […]

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A Hungarian sanctuary for bears

by Maxim LeFleur An hour’s journey from Budapest’s city center can bring you face-to-face with the one of the continent’s largest mammals, the Eurasian Brown Bear. […]

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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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