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March 15th – Revolution and Liberty

By Szilágyi L. Gábor Every year, just like those previous, Hungary celebrates the anniversary of its 1848 revolution. The date is March 15th 1848. Hungary is […]

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How to Stay on top of Assignments

By Mirella Otvos Some college students struggle with assignment deadlines because of bad time management. Always exhausted and stressed about the limited time alloted for each […]

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Authentic Lebanese Tabbouleh

By Raya Kanaan Tabbouleh is a salad that originated in the mountains of Lebanon and Syria and was made fun of originally because of its lack […]

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Vienna – a perfect weekend getaway

By Nils Peterson Vienna, the most liveable city of 2018, is the gateway between Western and Eastern Europe and lies beautifully at the banks of the […]

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No change on climate change

Last semester, first year students in the Introduction to College Writing Course, taught by Judit Barta were required to write their final persuasive essays on the issue of […]

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Venezuela opposition names new board of directors to state oil firm PDVSA in an attempt to seize revenue.

By Laith Abdulhadi In an attempt to further isolate the Venezuelan president Nicholas Maduro, the opposition-controlled congress has named a new board of directors to the […]

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On the heels of Puskás, Czibor and Kocsis: the football clubs of Budapest

By Nils Petersen Even though moving to a new city is exciting, it also means leaving cherished things behind such as family and friends; but most […]

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A New Face, A New Direction

By Kiev Martinez Photographer: Sarah Diefallah   Check it – she speaks English, Polish, and Hungarian fluently; she has also studied Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian, French and […]

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Celebrating Saint Valentine’s Day

By Mirella Ötvös The day of romance celebrated on Thursday, February 14, sees love expressed with greetings and gifts in most countries around the world, although […]

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Mummies of the World Exhibition

By Ötvös Mirella Meet the largest collection of real mummies and the secrets their story hold while visiting the magnificent Mummies of the World Exhibition at […]

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The School of London’s first exhibition in Budapest

By Sarah Diefallah The Hungarian National Gallery is hosting an exhibit displaying the works of phenomenal artists such as Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach, Paula […]

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The best Christmas markets in Europe

By Nika Boljanovic It’s that time of the year again, when magic is in the air, and love and joy are everywhere. Christmas is that time […]

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Holiday vibes at Budapest Christmas market

By Mirella Ötvös   The Budapest Advent and Christmas Fair at Vörösmarty Square opened early this year on November 9, welcoming guests, families and tourists for […]

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From Budapest to Bulgaria and Back

By Mubarak Aliyu   BULGARIA TRIP The students of McDaniel College Budapest ventured on their semester trip, this time to Sofia, Bulgaria. Eight students gathered together […]

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International careers festival Rome

By Mubarak Aliyu   The International Careers Festival is an event held annually for people seeking to build an international career in fields such as business, diplomacy, […]

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Fela Kuti: a message through music

By Mubarak Aliyu Salsa. Jazz. Hip-hop. Imagine all these genres of music returning to the heart of Africa. Fela Kuti – musician, activist and pan-African – […]

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A SAC of goodies for McDaniel Budapest

By Kiev Martinez, on behalf of the Student Advisory Council As the Fall 2018 McDaniel Budapest semester enters its final weeks, we welcome the holiday markets, […]

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Buyer beware of Black Friday

By Chase Bushman, Rowail Khan and Dana Licata   Year after year millions of Americans line up outside department stores and shopping malls in freezing temperatures […]

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Batwa: The perpetual victims of tribal conflict in Rwanda

By Mubarak Aliyu   After the tragic genocide in Rwanda, ethnicity is a subject that still shapes the political conversation and policy making in the country. […]

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Upcoming Halloween events and various traditional celebrations

By Mirella Ötvös Halloween takes place on October 31 and is celebrated all around the world by people wearing costumes of frightening creatures, carving pumpkins, and […]

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Roman times

By Sarah Diefallah   From time to time, modern city life becomes too overwhelming and all that one needs is a nostalgic trip, to indulge in […]

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Upcoming Hungarian gastronomy events

By Mirella Ötvös   The arrival of Fall 2018 has not only brought back the chilly weather, but also a bunch of fun seasonal festivals in […]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Gábor Drexler, 1943-2018

It is with great sadness that we deliver the news of the passing of our dear friend, colleague, and professor, Dr. Gábor Drexler. We will fondly […]

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Frida Kahlo exhibition lights up Hungarian National Gallery

By Sarah Daifala   Once you step into the hall of the Hungarian National Gallery, you will be overwhelmed by a feast of colors where an […]

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McDaniel Budapest Fall 2018 Pub Crawl

By Kiev Martinez Camaraderie was the word of the night during the annual McDaniel College Budapest year-opening pub crawl. Students gathered at the customary spot UdvarRom […]

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Semester opening jaunt to Alsópetény

By Mubarak Aliyu   As the semester began, McDaniel students and staff were treated to a lakeside cookout near the scenic Hungarian village of Alsópetény on […]

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Upcoming School Year & its Activities

By Kiev Martinez To the entire Student Body of McDaniel, congratulations on another successful semester completed! To those of our fraters and sorors that will be […]

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A man raised by silence is the last man laughing.

By Tommy Mashiah “You’ve got to get out of your comfort zone to leave your culture. People are so comfortable with dorms and everything they provide […]

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Pedophilia – the last taboo

By Sofie Holler Thomassen   Taboos have existed throughout history and across cultures. Taboo’s function as forbidden behaviours whose perpetrators, if caught, fear the most severe […]

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Facebook and You

By Tomer Mashiah   In the last few weeks we have seen Facebook shares plummet. This is due to a loophole in 3rd party agreements, a […]

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Swedish DJ and Producer Avicii dies at 28

By Aleksa Aleksic Swedish DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, died at age 28 on Friday, April 20. Avicii’s publicist released the statement: “It is with […]

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Students of McDaniel College Budapest pitch first student organized conference

By Sofie H. Thomassen   Some students at McDaniel College Budapest presented the idea of a student-led event – an idea they have entitled 2019 International […]

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