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International day brough together 12 cultures in a warm celebration of McDaniel students

By Astrid Söderström International Day was held on the McDaniel Budapest campus on May 6. The event, organized by the Student Council and volunteers, gathered people from […]

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The Lost Daughter is a discomforting drama about womanhood that can’t be ignored

By Astrid Söderström The Lost Daughter is a haunting psychological drama with both suspenseful as well as erotic flavors. It digs into the themes of womanhood and […]

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Oscars 2022: Creating a night no one will ever forget

By Eszter Horovitz The actress Jada Pinkett Smith and her husband Will Smith were not pleased with Chris Rock’s remarks about Jada during the 2022 Oscars. […]

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Must go to places in Cappadocia

By Canan Atik The famous city of Cappadocia is always beautiful to visit, but it is most recommended seeing between April and June. As that time […]

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McDaniel College study abroad students take a Pécs study tour

By Yarbrough Laws On March 10, 2022, in the spring semester McDaniel College Budapest study abroad students embarked on their first two-day study tour led by […]

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Berlin: reflections of a city through exhibitions

By Mária Eszter Bogdán A portrait of the German capital through exhibitions that present two pillars of the city: classical arts, and modern culture.   Visiting […]

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HBO’s new, suspected hit show coming soon!

By Franciska Sipos    Euphoria’s creator is working on a brand-new series presumed to be released on HBO in 2022.     Many fans (including myself) […]

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Nightmare Alley (2022) – a film review

By Canan Atik   Is del Toro’s most recent Oscar nominee movie worth watching? Nightmare Alley is Guillermo del Toro’s latest movie starring Bradley Cooper, Cate […]

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The Rise of HBO’s Euphoria

HBO’s hit series is finally back. While many fans tune in to enjoy the series every Sunday, there’s much to evaluate. By Francesca Sipos Teenagers and […]

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Two Jewish people, one holiday

By Dani Resnik Hanukkah is not Jewish Christmas. But just like how American Christmas changed the way Europeans celebrated the birth of Jesus, it also heavily […]

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The winter wonderman

By Astrid Soderstrom Up in the extreme north of Finland, in one of the coldest, darkest places on the planet, lives Finland’s most influential man. His […]

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MTV EMA’s: A night of music and equality in Hungary

By Astrid Soderstrom The 2021 MTV Europe Music Awards that took place November 14 in Budapest was a celebration of LGBTQI+ and Ed Sheeran, mostly. The […]

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Keep your expectations low and you will not be disappointed

By Maria Fiala A feuilleton on contemporary ballet productions I remember the last time I went to a ballet – it was the final weekend before […]

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Hungary’s hottest rising bands, bringing the most extravagant costumes and vibes to Budapest Park .

Hungary’s iconic and new-generation bands, Carson Coma and Csaknekedkislány are back to performing post lockdown. Their Budapest Park joint concert featured fan-favorite songs, their wacky humor […]

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The rapid victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan

By Thomas Gaterud Since early August 2021, the world’s attention has been focused on Afghanistan, where the Taliban was already securing victory after victory in its […]

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Created by the Poor, Stolen by the Rich.

Opinion piece by Khashayar Fakouri and Faraz Bahabadi Real Madrid president Florentino Perez defended the idea of forming a new tournament which is called Super League […]

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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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Catching up with The Crown – Season 1 Review

Laith Abdulhadi takes us back to Season 1 of the much-talked-about Netflix series, also offering an opportunity for newcomers to board the Royal train. After watching […]

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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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The Musou community, a matriarchy in the 21st century

By Renata Konya In today’s world, matriarchal communities where women rule still exist, even though we do not hear much about them, Traditions and customs are […]

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Cyberpunk 2077: CD Project Red’s next masterpiece?

By Faraz Bahabadi All Photos are published on Cyberpunk.net. CD Project Red’s, a company that gave us the phenomenal Witcher trilogy and made a lot of […]

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The Last Fiction: Amazing animation bringing Iranian mythology to the screen

By Faraz Bahabadi Made and funded independently by Hoorakhsh Studios, the story is based on the story of Zahhak, a ruthless foreign ruler who has taken […]

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Why Dune is going to be an instant classic ?

By Faraz Bahabadi All Photos published by Vanityfair Denis Villeneuve, one of the best directors, working today on a next movie, which is going to be […]

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God of War — Game of the year in 2018

By Ádám Szappanos Kratos returns a lot older and calmer, but still unexpectedly brutal in a family drama that takes place in Midgard. God of War […]

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First Uber, then Airbnb ?

By Borisz Priszjazsnyuk Different international companies try to enter the Hungarian market. We can see the presence of companies, such as Uber, Airbnb and Lime in […]

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Intriguing philosophical reads for this autumn

Words and illustrations by Maria Fiala It is officially autumn. With Mid-terms already behind us, reading for pleasure might be the last thing to do. Yet […]

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Tunisia & Corona: “The end of an era”

By Klai Iheb Forbes, an American business magazine founded in 1917 by B.C. Forbes, its head office is located on Fifth Avenue in New York. It has […]

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International Travel

By David Chen It is summer and in normal circumstances, a vacation would be a preferable choice for most people. However, ever since the pandemic outbreak, […]

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Q&A with Professor Tamás Szigeti: Covid’s Challenges to Artists and a Positive Change in How Art can be Accessed.

Interview by Angelica Stickle Tamás Szigeti is an artist and art educator at McDaniel College Budapest. He has studied in Budapest at the University of Applied Arts […]

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Life As We Know It: Restaurant Edition

By Marketty Bleck Countries have shut down entirely to contain the coronavirus. With people having to stay home, there was an uptick in grocery shopping. At […]

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Dürer Back in Town for Fine Arts Frenzy

By Angelica Stickle It has been a couple of weeks since three major museums – The Fine Arts, the National Gallery, and the National Museum reopened […]

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Getting Around Town as Budapest Opens Up

By David Chen With the infection rate of Covid-19 having been on a general downward spiral in Hungary for several weeks, on June 16 the Hungarian […]

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The Irishman preview: everything you need to know about Martin Scorsese’s Netflix film

  By Faraz Mhd The creation of many cinephiles’ dreams: a project digs deep into the organized crime group that prompted the Kennedys to go after the […]

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MCF: The McDaniel Conversation Forum at McDaniel College


Engaging English conversation club for high school students. For more details click here

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