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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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The Topic on Guns

By Eszter Horovitz There have been many debates on gun laws and gun control throughout our history, all over the world.   The ultimate question all […]

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The beautiful city of Gdansk

By Dominika Sipos Gdansk is a beautiful city located on the Baltic Sea, but its beauty has been desired for hundreds of years, thus Gdansk has […]

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Some of my favorite dressed stars at the 2022 Oscars

By Dominika Sipos What else is a better stage than the red-carpet fashion scene? The 94th Academy Awards kicked off on March 28 evening at the […]

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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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McDaniel welcomes guest professor István Berszán for a collaboration

By Astrid Soderstrom McDaniel professor Gábor Molnár invited guest professor István Berszán to collaborate with him on the ENG 2220: World Literature course. Dr. Berszán visited […]

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The mechanism behind chemically induced memory suppression of traumatic or fearful memories

By Dominika Sipos Traumatic events can negatively impact our brains. People who have experienced sexual assault or were abused or veterans who witnessed any traumatic event […]

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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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McDonald’s around the world

By Eszter Horovitz The first McDonald’s restaurant was opened in 1940 in San Bernardino, California by the McDonald brothers Richard and Maurice. It was originally a […]

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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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Russo-Ukraine war will put sports community’s influence to the test

By Astrid Söderström   After the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, the world has been in shock. So has the sports world whose response […]

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Festivals in Hungary – 2022

By Canan Atik   If you are a student who plans not to leave Hungary for the summer or has no plans, then I got a […]

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How to detect disinformation online

By Astrid Söderström Images of hostilities in and around Ukraine have found their way online since the beginning of the conflict. After the Russian invasion on […]

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Time to raise the bar and impose an age limit in female figure skating

By Astrid Söderström Women’s figure skating competition in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics was a painful event to watch but draw important attention to problems in the […]

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A vegetarian & vegan guide to Budapest

By Mária Eszter Bogdán  A guide to find vegetarian and vegan treasures in the heart of a meat lover culture’s capital The traditional Hungarian cuisine is […]

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The golden age of the Hungarian markets

By Márton Katona Going to the markets today only lives in the minds of most people as a romantic anecdote. What was still a completely natural […]

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All-occasion creamy salmon soup

By Astrid Söderström Up north, on the border of Sweden and Finland, flows one of Europe’s biggest unharnessed rivers, the Torne River. The river is rich […]

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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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Super Bowl, what now?

By Yarbrough Laws   Prior to the National Football League’s season starting no one would have expected the Super Bowl LVI matchup to be what it […]

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Hungarian referendum on limiting LGBTQ+ and sex education

By Dominika Sipos The Hungarian government started an informational action on child protection as there will be a referendum called by FIDESZ, the ruling party, on […]

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The sketchy airline merger

By Eszter Horovitz   Frontier Airlines is buying Spirit to try and save themselves from their horrible reputation. “Absolute worst airline.” M Neal “Biggest disappointment by […]

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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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Variations for Christmas events – where the traditional and modern meet

By Eszter Révész December is the most magical month of the year, the city is covered in Christmas lights, the streets smell like chimney cake and […]

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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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Otherness – a hard way to full acceptance

Interview by Eszter Révész The highs and lows of having a mentally disabled child in the family In Hungary, disabled people are still a marginalized group […]

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The world in pictures: The World Press Photo Exhibition 2021

By Renata Konya The World Press Photo exhibition was held for the fourth time at the Hungarian National Museum. The often-shocking exhibition took place between September […]

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