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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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Nowruz: Iranian New Year celebrations on March 21


By Shahin Ghoreishi The New Year festivities or known to Persians as Nowruz, is one of the oldest remnants of antiquity. On March 21st, every new year […]

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Chill Out Below the Stairs

By Federica Simone Tired in between classes? Need a comfortable spot where you can sit and read that long book? Well from now on you have […]

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Valentine’s Day at our LOVEly McDaniel College

By Fahimeh Karimi This year, thanks to the efforts of the Student Union, McDaniel College pulled out all the stops for Valentine’s Day. The school building […]

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Road to the Oscar’s: Who are the favorites?

By Alfonso Majetic The hotly-anticipated, glitzy and glamorous as you can get spectacle of the 85th Academy Awards will happen on the February 24 but many […]

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Did Pope Benedict XVI Foreshadow his Resignation?

By Danielle Decolli and Federica Simone On Monday, Pope Benedict XVI announced he will resign at the end of February due to alleged poor health and […]

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Where Horse is King

by David Danna When you bite into a juicy burger you think you know exactly what you’re eating. However since January 15th it has emerged that […]

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Mega-upload causes Mega-problems

By Norbert Horvath Mansions, luxury cars, and a flamboyant extravagant lifestyle were all well known to internet entrepreneur millionaire Kim Dotcom. That is, before the 20th […]

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Doomsday on December 21, The Mayan Calendar and 2012

By Alexander Grigorasenco For many of us this article is just a curiosity, for me it has a straight link between the dates and the prophecy. […]

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Editor’s Note: 10,000 and counting

By João Salviano Carmo The Messenger Online reached this week 10,000 views. Since March 2011 we have been visited by readers from more than 100 countries […]

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Windows 8 Review

by Norbert Horvath The long awaited and much talked about arrival of Windows 8 operating system for PC’s is over. Microsoft “claims” it is the biggest […]

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Toyota Recall…Again!

By Norbert Horvath   The world’s largest and most profitable auto company has had yet another downfall, and severely bruised the brands name. Since 2005, Toyota […]

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How you can change the world

by Verena Zyla   With problems being all around many young people try to make a difference in the world, but many don’t know how to […]

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Breaking News: The EU wins the Nobel Peace Prize 2012

by João Salviano Carmo The EU has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2012. The award recognizes the role of the EU who “for over six […]

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Nigeria and Germany Commemorate Historical Dates

Recently two of the world’s nations had reasons to celebrate. In Africa, Nigeria celebrated its 52nd independence anniversary while in Germany there were celebrations for the […]

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American Report Condemns the US for Drone Attacks in Pakistan

By João Salviano Carmo A new report by Stanford University and New York University warns to the dangers and trauma that drone attacks in Pakistan are […]

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Delhi – Mumbai, Welcome Aboard!

By Verena Zyla A man in Delhi makes flying a reality for those who usually see a plane from far down below. For those who cannot […]

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Egypt Votes

A year and a half after the successful ouster ofEgypt’s former president, Hosni Mubarak, the country is facing its first “free” presidential elections. As one voter […]

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End of Season Soccer Round-Up

By Filip Florsic   After 44 years, City have finally done its!   An unbelievably exciting end to a pulsating Premier league season sawManchesterCitywin their last […]

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Community and Image: an interview with Guest Professor Robert Trader

By Kareem Korayem I recently sat down with Dr. Robert J. Trader (Communication guest professor from the main campus) for what was supposed to be a […]

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Winning the Prize: The McDaniel Research and Writing Competition 2012 Is Here

(Photo: Dessislava Krasteva gives her presentation during the inaugural competition, held in 2008.) Abel Kayode                                    The McDaniel Prize for writing and Research started in 2008, and […]

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Easter: what does it really mean and where does it come from?

By Alexander Grigorasenco Easter comes to our families with the beginning of the good weather, lots of sun, with the rebirth of nature. Symbolically the Christians […]

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The Arab spring in the eyes of a successful film maker

By Nariman Alatrash   On Tuesday, February 28 the Central European University hosted one of the most highly acclaimed Egyptian filmmakers, Khaled Youssef, who is known […]

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Practical postgraduate advice and pizza with a McDaniel alumnus

By Kareem Korayem Earlier this month, the college hosted a meeting enabling students to catch up with aMcDanielCollegealumnus. Estephania Luraschi was aMcDanielCollegestudent majoring in Political Science. […]

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A world without war – workshop with Professor Weiss

By Verena Zyla Can you imagine a world without war? I personally have not been able to do so but strongly believe it is possible so […]

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Movie Night: What Is A Man Without A Moustache?

Come enjoy What Is A Man Without A Moustache? with the students of SIS 2100 Gender, Fiction, and Sexuality inCentral Europe, next Monday, 7pm. On Monday, […]

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Venezuela en Navidad: Alfonso Majetic celebrates Christmas Venezuelan style

By Alfonso Majetic Christmas is fast upon us and the diverse ways of celebrating this holiday around the world are fascinating. On this occasion, I want […]

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The magic of a Moldovan Christmas

By Alexander Grigorasenco For everyone from a Christian culture Christmas is a very important holiday, and there’s no exception when it comes to Moldovans.Moldovais a small […]

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A Coptic Christmas in Egypt

By Kareem Korayem ThoughEgypthas a majority Muslim population, Christmas is still a very important holiday in the country, celebrated by both Muslims and Christians. The holiday […]

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UNESCO plays important role in recognizing Palestine at its peril

By Greg Nolan At its general conference in Paris earlier this month,  the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voted a whopping 106-14 in […]

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Egypt rising… or is it?

It seems a long time ago now when the world awoke on February 11 for the most part in blissful shock and amazement, as the announcement […]

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Bullying- let’s beats the deadly trend

By Veronika Treit “Bullying is for losers,” said Lady Gaga at one of her concerts, after one of her fans –14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer – was literally […]

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Israelis and Palestinians in historic prisoner exchange agreement

By Avi Benyakar On October 11 after 5 years of stalemate, the Israeli government reached agreement with Hamas, the Palestinian government in Gaza, to free captured […]

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