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The New Clubroom of McDaniel College

By Dominika Sipos The new club room has opened its door for all the students of McDaniel.   The Student Body Council (SAC) and volunteers have been […]

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World Cup: 5 players that are likely to surprise you

  By Nikolas Gavriil Now the World Cup is in full swing and all football lovers around the world are lapping up the excitement of the […]

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  The FIFA World Cup 2014: Things you need to know.

 By Oluwafemi Samuel The FIFA world cup comes once in every four years and has proven to be one of the greatest sporting tournaments around the […]

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Lecture on personal experience with UNHCR: travelling beyond borders with Igor Ciobanu                                    

  By Oluwafemi Samuel     Mr. Igor Ciobanu a Veteran of the United Nations refugee agency was kind enough to visit our college and gave […]

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The Working Poor: What it takes to stay afloat  

  By Laura Pollard   The working poor are a growing class within the United States. Those who fall below the poverty line, some 46.2 million […]

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By Cristina Ciobanu   Beginning May 1 everyone can say goodbye to sleepy nights! Summer season stars and with it many new places appear!   Do […]

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Potato Wedges

By Aletta Morariu   Everybody loves potatoes. They go with almost every dish imaginable and come in so many varieties and forms that I even have […]

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       Get results or get sacked  

 By Oluwafemi Samuel    A developing trend in English football has taken a new toll this season as many football managers are being sacked out of […]

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Get to grips with Persian Festivals

With the Persian New Year now well upon us, Nazanin Azizian gives the lowdown on the rich traditions, what is celebrated and how. Nowrooz The Persian […]

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Human Trafficking event: end modern day slavery

    By Cristina Ciobanu   The Raday Salon, along with Cristina Ciobanu, Marketty Bleck, and our newest member, Brooke Ness, has the enormous pleasure of […]

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Australia’s BIG problem – obesity

  By Milica Stamenkovic   Around the world, Australia projects the image of a sporty, outdoorsy place, filled with fit, active people and open spaces but […]

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Express yourself with Fast Fashion

  By Shahin Ghoreishi   “Fast Fashion” is an approachable and modern style of clothing, for affordable prices which appeals to a wide and diverse range […]

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The negative effect of the fashion industry on children

By Jeanett Mari Gibson Short Nilsen Today’s children are growing up too fast and are wearing makeup at earlier ages than ever before. Girls as young […]

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Through the Eyes of a Ukrainian: The Euromaidan

Interview by the McDaniel Free Press’ Daniel Valentin-Morales “Never in my life, was I so emotionally involved, I feel like I should go back to the […]

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The 85th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2013.

The Top 10 moments of the Oscars

By Zsófia Balassa When we heard that Ellen DeGeneres was going to host the 86th Academy Awards this year, after Seth MacFarlane’s scandalous performance the year […]

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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Who needs another war in the Middle East?

By Fahimeh Karemi The United States Congress is currently pondering whether to take military action in the ongoing civil war in Syria. Voting for a strike […]

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May the 4th be with you! International Star Wars day

By Federica Simone Star Wars fans all over the world, young kids who recently came to love the saga, and people who loved the saga since […]

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Ton and a half of cocaine seized in Panama

By Milica Stamenković We all know how dangerous cocaine is and its side effects so I will not try to educate you through this article. What […]

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Uncovering a Hungarian gem at the János Thorma exhibition in Budapest

By Milica Stamenković János Thorma’s “The painter of the Hungarian Barbizon” exhibition is running until May 12 and is definitely worth seeing! The exhibition in the Hungarian […]

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