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Hiking in Hungary- a Guide for Tourists and Adventure Seekers

By Mark Kollar Hungary has been blessed with beautiful mountains and trails which hikers can visit and enjoy. One of them can be found in Budapest, […]

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A Fight for Teachers

By Canan Atik On Wednesday, October 5th (which is the National Day of Education), a big crowd of 40,000 people gathered around the Margaret Bridge for […]

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Traditional Hungarian Christmas Recipes for 2022

By Canan Atik As the holidays approach, many of us are beginning to consider the menu we want to prepare for our loved ones on Christmas. […]

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Elon Musk – Twitter

By Kate Nwachukwu Elon Musk officially owns Twitter and as a Twitter user, or someone who is interested in the billionaires handling of the billion-dollar news platform […]

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A student’s Flight- Part 2

By Kate Nwachukwu For Part 1 click here Kyiv to Lviv The train ride was grueling. Droves of people stood in the passages of the sleeping car, […]

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NETFLIX VS HBO MAX

By Kate Nwachukwu  Netflix and HBO max are both subscription services which offer content on demand. They are a part of the new wave of video streaming […]

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Christmas in Hungary and other Christmas Lore

By Tyler Wood Students coming to study at McDaniel Budapest from American Christmas traditions (or anywhere else for that matter) might be surprised that there are […]

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The Secret History, a must read!

By Tyler Wood So you haven’t read The Secret History by Donna Tartt? That’s not surprising, as the book, credited with popularizing the ‘dark academia’ subgenre, […]

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US-based Hong Kong activist gave special lecture at McDaniel College

By Kristof Kocs Samuel Chu, a Hong Kong-born American human rights and pro-democracy activist, paid a visit to Budapest, on November 23, and delivered a special […]

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The Hungarian Army’s new pride: the Lynx

By Mark Kollar From the former communist era, the Hungarian Army inherited tanks and military equipment, which have become outdated in the 21st century. This was […]

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A student’s flight Part 1

By Kate Nwachukwu For Part 2 click here I spoke to a student caught up in the Russo-Ukrainian War, who chose to remain anonymous, but for […]

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Hungary vs Italy match – the underdog versus the Italian giant

By Mark Kollar The Hungary-Italy match took place on September 26. The stakes were high, since the winner of the match would proceed to the finals […]

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A mother, a wife, and a human being – the historical life of Queen Elizabeth

By Mark Kollar The Queen, after 70 years serving as the UK’s monarch and Head of the Commonwealth, passed away peacefully on September at Balmoral Castle, […]

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Mahsa Amini Protests – 11 days on

By Tyler Wood On September 16, in Tehran, Iran, a 22-year-old woman named Mahsa Amini was beaten to death by Iranian ‘morality police’ because she was […]

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Grumpy café is a new, welcoming option for breakfast and dinner in the Seventh District.

By Astrid Söderström Grumpy is a little, two-storey café & restaurant in the heart of Budapest’s gastro hub of District 7, which stands out with its […]

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Tuchel kicked into touch by Chelsea too soon?

By Mark Kollar Thomas Tuchel was sacked as manager by Chelsea on September 7, after disappointing results against Dinamo Zagreb and Southampton. The Blues have appointed […]

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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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Yoga every Thursday makes the stress go away!

By Maria Fiala Yoga sessions on campus with “10/10 temple massages.” Have you ever wanted to try out yoga but never had the chance? Do you […]

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Pandora papers: the cost of apathy

By Thomas Gaterud The Pandora papers were leaked earlier this month, exposing the biggest financial scandal in centuries. It revealed how billionaires, monarchs, companies, and high-profile […]

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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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Brain Bar – a festival on the future

by Eszter Révész Budapest’s favorite festival, where the line-up includes politicians, writers, and climate activists, and the main stage welcomes heated debates, fresh thinking, and interactive […]

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Rescue pets of McDaniel College.

By Astrid Söderström. This Fall again, students old and new, Hungarian and international, flocked back to Budapest for the study year. Many are living on their […]

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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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