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A day of commemoration, October the 23rd

By Bernadette Radnai October the 23rd happened to fall on a Wednesday this year, one of the most important national holidays for those living in Hungary. […]

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Movie review: Downton Abbey

By Paula Parades https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu3mP0c51hE Lovers of Downton Abbey have been waiting for this moment for over three years, since the popular six-season series ended in 2015. […]

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A club for diplomacy

By Bernadette Radnai Imagine a student club where it absolutely does not matter where you come from, what you’re studying, what experiences you have in the […]

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The Bethlen Gabor Ter food situation

By Paula Paredes Another year at McDaniel has started, but this time in collective dread as the terrible news of Find Food’s closure hit students hard. […]

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Food Delivered to Your Doorstep

By Marketty Bleck With mid-terms around the corner, late nights and study dates consume our schedules as college students. We are looking for something to eat […]

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Once upon a History lesson

by Gabor L. Szilagyi Some consider Quentin Tarantino to be one the last original directors in Hollywood, his newest movie however brought debate to the public. […]

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Review: Feminists: What were they thinking?

http:// https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAgeCLYnwNg By Dominika Sipos Feminism has been a topic of major importance for a long time, especially in the last couple of years when it […]

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It’s Oktoberfest time in Budapest

    by Bernadette Radnai   Buckle your seatbelts for what’s coming up, because Germany’s biggest beer festival, the Oktoberfest (a long-lasting tradition since 1810) is […]

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McDaniel Graduation Ceremony: Class of 2019

By Mubarak Aliyu The graduating class of 2019 included 16 outstanding students from 12 different countries. The ceremony began as usual, with the Hungarian National anthem, […]

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The Beautiful Architecture of Barcelona’s Heart

Kiev Martinez There are few places in Europe as captivating as Spain, and there few places in Spain itself that could compete with the regal majesty […]

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Hamburg, the pearl of the North A guide to a perfect weekend in the bridge city

By Nils Petersen Hamburg, Germany’s Pearl of the North and the second largest German speaking city, is a tourist magnet and always worth a weekend trip […]

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Get set for Sailing in Hungary

By Adam Csanyi As summer draws closer and the weather warms up, the Hungarian sailing season is about to kick off at Lakes Balaton, Velence and […]

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Pyrotechnics – a crucial part of fan culture or unnecessary endangerment in football stadiums?

By Nils Petersen Pyrotechnics, especially flares, are one of the most used tools for the modern-day hardcore football supporter to show and express support for their […]

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Why Do We Celebrate Easter?

By Mirella Otvos   Easter holiday comes from the Greek/Latin word Pascha, which is celebrated all around the world. Western Christians celebrate it on Sunday, this […]

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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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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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