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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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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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Producing electricity from manure

By Nikolas Gavril Nowadays in Greece, and almost everywhere else in Europe, farming is not a very remunerative profession.  A lot of meat is being imported […]

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Couch Surfing

By Edgar Phillips If you are new to a city and want to connect with locals and find hot spots then use the Couchsurfing Network while […]

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Get in shape by bodybuilding

By Shahin Ghoreishi Hello fitness junkies, now that fall is in full swing, it’s time for you to continue your workout or possibly tone up for […]

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Exploring the Impressionists with Prof. Harlov: exhibition prolonged until November 24

By ShuanDan Lin  Professor Harlov organized a visit to the BudaCastle, where Monet, Gauguin and many other Impressionists’ masterworks were shown in the Hungarian National Gallery […]

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Is the Nightmare of sanctions against Iran over?

By Fahimeh Karimi The election of new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani could be like a light at the end of a dark tunnel for many of us […]

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An Ozil-Ous Arsenal

By Oluwafemi Samuel.   The Gunners have made an impressive start this season since the coming of summer signing Mesut Ozil. Ozil, who moved to Arsenal […]

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The illegal dirt bike gangs of Baltimore

By Viktor Jósa  There is a dirt bike gang movement going on in Baltimore not so far from the Main Campus. Loud dirt bikers rolling through […]

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All Saint’s Day in Hungary

By Nick Pongratz It’s only 4 o’clock, and the crepuscular rays from the setting sun are illuminating the haze amidst the Buda hillsides in shades of […]

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Amazing Naples treasure shown

By Milica Stamenkovic One of the world’s most valuable collections of jewelry which is dedicated to the saint of Naples has gone on show in an […]

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The Unsplashable: Hungarian Water Polo National Men’s Team

By Cristina Ciobanu  The Hungarian water polo men’s team has recently splashed out  Montenegro’s national team to win another gold medal. The Magyar side is just […]

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As technology moves forward, Blockbuster closes its doors

By Mary Busch It’s the end of an era for Blockbuster, the once hugely popular movie and video game rental store. Blockbuster announced that it finally […]

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Isaac Asimov: Nostradamus of the 20th Century

By Daniel Csáki Isaac Asimov is a legend in the eyes of all science fiction fans as well as „normal” people. He was a man who […]

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Yoga proves therapeutic for prisoners

By Milica Stamenkovic  Many prisoners have discovered that yoga and meditation can help overcome stress, anxiety, and the strain of life behind bars. The benefits of […]

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McDaniel does the Hungarian Parliament

By ShuanDan Lin Professor Melinda Harlov organized a guided tour in English to the biggest local investment of the 1880s; the Hungarian Parliament at Kossuth Lajos […]

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