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Shock return to politics of ex-PM David Cameron

Shock return to politics of ex-PM David Cameron  By Sara Csornai    Rishi Sunak has appointed former British Prime Minister David Cameron to the post of […]

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Tortuga és Pohánka sourdough bakery: the lifecycle of a lactic acid bacterium

Tortuga és Pohánka sourdough bakery: the lifecycle of a lactic acid bacterium   By Elizabeth Fyfe     As a lactic acid bacterium, I start my day off […]

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The pychology of procrastination: understanding, consequences, and overcoming it

The psychology of Procrastination: understanding, consequences, and overcoming it  By Dominika Czibula    Procrastination is something that nearly everyone has grappled with at some point in […]

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The Psychology of Motivation: The Driving Force in Everyday Life

The Psychology of Motivation: The Driving Force in Everyday Life  By: Dominika Czibula   Introduction  Motivation is the fuel that drives human behavior and shapes our […]

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Lula’s return – “Brazil is back”

Lula’s return – “Brazil is back”  Will Lula’s presidency finally bring peace for Brazil after the chaos caused by his predecessor Jair Bolsonaro?  By: Sara Csornai […]

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Is Turkey joining the EU?

Is Turkey joining the EU? Admitting Turkey into the European Union  By: Sara Csornai Recep Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan has linked his support for Sweden’s NATO […]

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Nurturing mental health: a guide for students

Nurturing mental health: a guide for students By Dominika Czibula In today’s fast-paced and demanding world, the mental health of students has become a subject of […]

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Hamas, and how is it one of the richest terrorist organizations in the world

Hamas, and how is it one of the richest terrorist organizations in the world By Sara Csornai In the past two years, Hamas has received funds […]

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The importance of mental health in schools and institutions of higher education

The importance of mental health in schools and institutions of higher education By Dominika Czibula In my previous article, I expressed why mental health awareness is […]

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Mental Health Awareness

Your illness does not define you, your strength and courage does By Dominika Czibula Mental health awareness is a critical aspect of our overall well-being, often […]

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Interviews with Graduating Students: Mária Fiala

    By Oliva Nickerson   For my final interview, I had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with a Czech/Hungarian student who also happens […]

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Interviews with graduating students: Gabriella Luus

By Olivia Nickerson Gabriella or “Gabby” Luus is a 20-year-old South African and Hungarian student majoring in psychology. She was born in BedfordView, Johannesburg, South Africa. […]

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A Trip to Corfu

By Gabriella Luus Corfu is a beautiful Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the north-western coast of Greece. It is a popular tourist destination […]

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Economic consequences Hungary will stand to face, if relations with Russia are cut off

By Kate Nwachukwu Hungary is clearly in an inflationary period, which may be directly related to the energy crisis caused by the Russia-Ukrainian War, with inflation […]

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AI’s Gender Talk

By: Nathalie Avalos It’s always exciting to discover new technology that can make our lives easier, and that’s exactly what Danny Silvestre, an M.S. in Artificial […]

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European policy expert gives a special lecture on Brexit and its impacts at McDaniel College

By Kristof Kocs Dr. Christina Griessler, an Austrian-born research associate for the Political Communication Network (netPOL) at Andrássy University Budapest, and a European integration policy expert, […]

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What you should know about cryptocurrencies

By Walaa Al Farwi To this day, many people around the world still do not understand what cryptocurrency means, or how it operates. While some people […]

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Interviews with Graduating Students – Janvi Baweja

By Olivia Nickerson Janvi Baweja is our current student body president and friend. She’s a double major in art history and political science. Born in Kolkata, […]

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Skiing, wellness, and recreation: Tatranská Lomnica

By Kristof Kocs If you are looking for a fun winter sports resort, offering a unique mountainous experience, with slopes for all skill levels and guaranteed […]

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Go Green!

By Mark Kollar All around McDaniel, we can see the “Go Green!” message, but “going green” can mean a lot of things: collecting waste selectively, using […]

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A Weekend in Debrecen

By: Kate Nwachukwu Are you bored of spending every weekend here in Budapest? Are you seeking a thrilling adventure and place to go this Easter? Do […]

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Interviews with Graduating Students – Daniel Bailis

By: Olivia Nickerson How well do you know your fellow peers at McDaniel College? Daniel Bailis is in his final semester here on our Budapest campus. […]

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Upcoming SAC events

By Tyler Wood Hello from the student activity council. In case you aren’t aware, the SAC organizes most of the fun events that happen on at […]

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East Palestine train disaster

By Tyler Wood Fifty train cars derailed in East Palestine, a small town in Ohio, USA, of less than 5,000 people, not to be confused with […]

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Savor the Skyline: Rooftop bars in Budapest

By: Nathalie Avalos Budapest is a city rich in history, culture, and stunning views, so what is better way to experience it all than from one […]

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Focus on Debrecen: can environmental injustice bring political change to Hungary?

By Kristof Kocs Despite widespread opposition, the Chinese battery manufacturing company known as Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL) has moved one step closer to establishing its […]

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Statues on the streets of Budapest

By Mark Kollar As we walk on the Danube Corso, running alongside the banks of Danube River, towards the magnificent Parliament, we can spot the statue […]

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The mental health benefits of nature

By Tibor Anthony An in-depth look at how spending time in green spaces can improve well-being and reduce stress. Are you one of those people who […]

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Have you been unknowingly sitting above the best food option?

By Patrik Lyons It was a cold and gloomy winter morning when I arrived at the college to interview Szabolcs and Miklós at the downstairs cafeteria. […]

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