The world in pictures: The World Press Photo Exhibition 2021

By Renata Konya The World Press Photo exhibition was held for the fourth time at the Hungarian National Museum. The often-shocking exhibition took place between September […]

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Rescue pets of McDaniel College.

By Astrid Söderström. This Fall again, students old and new, Hungarian and international, flocked back to Budapest for the study year. Many are living on their […]

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A global pandemic through the eyes of a medical student

By Eszter Révész “It is terrifying to go out to the world with this knowledge” – an interview with Bianka Luca Kis (22), a second-year medical […]

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Tunes for the ”New Normal”

Tunes for the ”New Normal”

By Faraz More than a year has passed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and the restrictions and lockdowns that came with it. But still, […]

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Types of people in a McDaniel Zoom class

7 types of people in a McDaniel Zoom class

By Raya Kanaan After a year and a half of McDaniel Zoom classes, I can say that I have seen my fair share of fellow students […]

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Is Zoom the future?

Zoom: the future of a better working world or the ultimate AI torture chamber?

By Bence Takács When COVID-19 first hit around Spring, 2020, some people felt that the migration of our professional and academic lives to digital platforms was […]

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Historic city of Yazd.

Travelling back in time in the historic city of Yazd.

By Faraz Bahabadi A living testimony to intelligent use of limited resources in the desert for Survival. The historic city of Yazd, A UNESCO world heritage, […]

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Diets and climate change

How our diets can lead to climate change

By Renata Konya Human activity undeniably contributes to climate change and global warming. Human activity undeniably contributes to climate change and global warming. The basic activities […]

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Curtiz, the pleasant surprise

CURTIZ, the pleasant surprise I did not expect.

Film producer Tamás Yvan Topolánszky on taking on the legendary Hungarian film icon, Michael Curtiz, director of Casablanca, and countless other cinema classics. By Mária Fiala […]

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Graduates of the Budapest college

McDaniel Graduation Ceremony: Class of 2019

By Mubarak Aliyu The graduating class of 2019 included 16 outstanding students from 12 different countries. The ceremony began as usual, with the Hungarian National anthem, […]

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Holocaust and Memory course

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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Interview with Professor Josh Ambrosev

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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Interview with Professor Italo Simonelli

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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Adam Johnson plead guilty

Adam Johnson: the importance of self-control

  By Ming Huang   Often, people who grow up in a certain environment can end up on the complete opposite side of society as adults. […]

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Olajumoke Orisaguna's success

From Grass to Grace

  By Rabi Yusuf Something amazing happened in the life of Olajumoke Orisaguna, a bread hawker who became an overnight fashion celebrity earlier this month in […]

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year!

  BySherry Jin Chinese New Year, one of the most important days in China and one which is steeped in ancient tradition, is a day of […]

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The Perfect Christmas Tree

Oh, Christmas Tree

    By: Hannah Graziano   On a blustery, snowy December day my family and I set out with a thermos of hot chocolate to find […]

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New way of gas extraction

The fracking truth about the game-changing new gas extraction method

  By Hannah Graziano   Fracking has become an increasingly popular form of gas production that has revolutionized the US oil and gas industry, allowing it […]

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Tribute to Howard Kendall

Goodbye to a Soccer Great

By Oluwafemi Samuel Major footballing figures from both the blue and red sides of Merseyside, and from far beyond, paid tribute to Howard Kendall, Everton FC’s […]

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WWE, the Attitude Era

Famous Characters that Graced the WWE’s Attitude Era

  By Oluwafemi Samuel Today’s World’s Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is a mishmash of lackluster matches, programs and poor interviews. All with the intent of making us […]

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Life of Lamar Odom

Lamar Odom: so much more than a Kardashian

By Ming Huang For the past few days, the US media has been constantly updating on the condition of former NBA superstar Lamar Odom, who woke […]

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Visit Esztergom while studying in Hungary

An enjoyable, ecclesiastical day out in Esztergom

  By Youmna Benmaymoun   On the last Saturday of September, students of McDaniel College Budapest met at the ungodly hour of 7 a.m. to catch […]

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Chinese traditions

Every 15th day of eight many Chinese people celebrate

  By Sherryjin   In Chinese tradition, the Mid-Autumn festival, which is held on the 15th day of the eight lunar month, is a day of […]

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The fate of English football clubs

English football clubs lack cutting edge in Europe, risk fourth Champions League spot

  By Oluwafemi Samuel The poor performance in European competitions in recent seasons, as further witnessed by both Manchester clubs and Arsenal all losing their opening games […]

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Giving to the homeless

To give or not to give to the homeless

  By Milly Waikari   From a morality perspective the majority of us, if asked that question, would most likely say “yes.” But that can be […]

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Traveling with Sacred Architecture

By Sarah Sunday     The city of Budapest is filled with churches, mosques, synagogues and other religious places that, on my own, I would have […]

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Unpacking Global Citizenship

Unpacking Global Citizenship

By Sarah Sunday     Dr. Jochen Fried, Director of Education at the Salzburg Global Seminar, came to McDaniel College last week to speak on the […]

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Healthy eating while studying in Hungary

How to eat healthy – Student version

By  Youmna Benmaymoun   No one nowadays can ignore the fact that healthy eating habits are important for energy and long-lasting health. Although healthy eating is […]

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Completing international studies in Europe

A look back over the years

  Viktor Josa takes us through his time at McDaniel College By Tobi Onuoha   I sat down with Viktor Josa from McDaniel College Budapest on […]

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Westminster semester of the Budapest university

My Westminster Experience

    By Bence Janek     After I spent five semesters at the McDaniel College Budapest, campus I decided to fulfill my sixth semester at […]

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On the road in Italy

Travel blog II: on the road in Italy with Virág Kiss, the face of BioTech USA  

Stepping off the beaten track in romantic Ravello   Breathtaking views, fresh seafood, genuine local charm and colorful buildings clinging prettily to steep hillsides. We’ve found […]

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On the road in Italy with Virág Kiss

Travel blog: on the road in Italy with Virág Kiss, the face of BioTech USA  

Colorful villages, superb seafood, juicy lemons and sumptuous sweets on the Costiera Amalfitana   On the sunny Friday when my plane landed at Naples airport, I […]

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