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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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Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor axed for exposing corruption

 By Muhammad Sani   The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria announced the dismissal of the progressive Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. […]

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Raday Salon returns back into action for International Women’s Month

 By Cristina Ciobanu Women’s month is quickly approaching, providing another opportunity for the Raday Salon to organize an exciting event. Raday Salon is an independent human […]

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The invisible exhibition

By Aletta Morariu How does a blind person see? That is a question most of us don’t ever get around asking ourselves but one that I […]

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‘Ace of Spades’ drug dealer strikes again – this time contributing to Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death

By Zsófia Balassa Philip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death was shocking news, when he was found lying with a needle in his left arm on February 2, next […]

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Neknomination: having fun, killing people or both?

By Cristina Ciobanu   A viral drinking game named neknomination, which involves drinking dangerous quantities of alcohol in less than one minute and then nominating someone […]

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Iranian bank files lawsuit against UK Treasury due to $4 billion loss

By Shahin Ghoreishi The largest private Iranian bank, Bank Mellat, has brought a lawsuit against the UK’s finance department for its supposedly unfair sanctions that have […]

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Preview of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16

By Ogundero Samuel Oluwafemi The UEFA Champions League resumes on February 18 with the hotly anticipated first legs of the round of 16. So what are […]

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Kandalló Artisanal Pub review

By Nick Pongratz   Taking inspiration from characters on the television show How I Met Your Mother, by creating a pub that they would actually want […]

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Virág Kiss carrying heavy weights: a student of two universities and a professional fitness model

An interview by Viktor Jósa I don’t think I have to introduce you Virág Kiss, she is probably one of the most special and most known […]

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A weekend in a truly wonderful Copenhagen

By Milica Stamenkovic   “Wonderful wonderful Copenhagen” goes the famous song, but I must say I had no idea how much Copenhagen has to offer the […]

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Strap yourself in it’s the Sochi Winter Olympics

By Shahin Ghoreishi Since the inaugural event in the French winter resort of Chamonix in 1924, the Winter Olympics have been held every four years, except […]

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End of an era: goodbye to Becketts Irish Bar

By Federica Simone In the last 20 years Becketts Irish Bar has represented a local institution for expats, locals, and international students alike. Since 1994, Becketts Irish […]

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How to get used to the cold temperatures

By Cristina Ciobanu   Now that winter has finally arrived, how do you deal with chilly weather? Are you the only one who’s always freezing in […]

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Vlada Sahovic helps children in his hometown

Vlada Sahovic graduated from McDanielCollege in Spring 2013. He studied communication under Jolan Roka. He is from Serbia and is currently doing his Masters at BrnoUniversity […]

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Plastic pollution piling into our oceans

By Mary Busch Plastic pollution is a growing, manmade environmental disaster affecting the entire world and is a sign of our throw-away culture. Consider everything in […]

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Film Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Mark-Antonio Zivic This is not the first time someone has attempted to tell the story of a man’s rise and fall. Only this time it concentrates […]

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An Orthodox Christmas in Serbia

By Milica Stamenkovic Christmas is celebrated in Serbia on January 7 according to Orthodox Christian (Julian) calendar. Christmas symbolizes the day of Christ’s birth and in […]

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Let’s celebrate New Year’s Eve in Hungary

By ShuanDan Lin Like in many other countries, New Year’s Eve in Hungary is also ushered in with home parties and street parties on December 31st, […]

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The magic of a Moldovan Christmas.

By Cristina Ciobanu Cinnamon, freshly baked ginger bread, mulled wine? Yes, Christmas is finally here. I already put up my Christmas decorations at the beginning of […]

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Top 10 Christmas movies

By Zsófia Balassa Is it just me, or does the Christmas season really change the mood and spirit of the people? The smell of freshly baked […]

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One special day with two different traditions: England vs. Germany

By Amy Palmer Christmas is a holiday celebrated by millions from all over the world. It’s a time when families and friends come together to remember […]

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Christmas in Nigeria

By Abiade Zainab As Christmas is around the corner and people around the world are preparing to celebrate Christmas with family, friends, and loved ones, I […]

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Rockin’ around the Christmas tree at Vörösmarty tér

 By Nick Pongratz It is Christmas time in this fair city and from Hero’s Square to Deák Ferenc, all the way around the great ring of […]

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Q&A: Visiting Professor Dr. Jack D. Arnal looks back on time well spent in Budapest

By ShuanDan Lin One of Dr. Jack Arnal’s main hobbies as an undergraduate was performing stand-up comedy, which he says has come in handy for teaching […]

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Farewell for now to study abroad students

By Nick Pongratz The end of the semester is here, and for a group of students, this is the end of their time at McDaniel College […]

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Expression and cognition

By Edgar Philips On Wednesday December 4th, The Art and Psychology departments joined efforts, to put together an Art and Cognition exhibition. The exhibition displayed works […]

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The top six things to do in Budapest at Christmas

By Zsófia Balassa Winter is here and Christmas is almost upon us. Some people are getting ready for their final exams; others are looking forward to the […]

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The heartbreaking death of Paul Walker

By Shahin Ghoreishi While it is definitely very sad, the way in which Fast & Furious star Paul Walker was taken from us in a car […]

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Get your skates on

By Sarah Sunday As the winter season is approaching, it is once again becoming that time of year to get into the Christmas spirit. One fun […]

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Savoring Somló

 By Zsófia Balassa About two hours west of Budapest, lies a small hilly area called Somló. It’s not only famous for its delicious desserts, such as Somlói Galuska, it’s also a perfect […]

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What role does diversity play at McDaniel?

By Abiade Zainab McDaniel College is like opening a door to the entire world without traveling anywhere else, and this is what most of the students […]

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McDaniel checks out OPEC headquarters in Vienna

By Fahimeh Karimi On November 21, Federica Simone led a group of 18 McDaniel students on an educational trip to Vienna to visit one of the […]

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