McDaniel Free Press

McDaniel Free Press The McDaniel Free Press is the student news publication of McDaniel College. We pledge to uphold the values of free speech and ethical journalism.

Organizations wishing to suggest story ideas or post announcements on the Free Press website, or in the Free Press publication, must contact the Editor-in-Chief via [email protected]. Such submissions must be made with the acknowledgement that the Free Press staff reserves the right to not publish material deemed unacceptable to the paper’s historical precedent. The McDaniel Free Press does not discriminate based on age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, or marital status. The opinions expressed do not necessarily represent those of the McDaniel Free Press staff, or the faculty and administrators of McDaniel College. The paper strives first and foremost to be a reliable source of information, and will not be in the position of being a mouthpiece for the various organs of the McDaniel College Administration. Any issues regarding the content of the publication, or its conduct, should be addressed to the Free Press Editor(s)-in-Chief, or the faculty adviser. We encourage our readers to share and link to our content, but please do not redistribute without proper attribution.

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Happy Student Press Freedom Day! The Free Press takes our responsibility to keeping the McDaniel community informed very...
02/26/2021

Happy Student Press Freedom Day!
The Free Press takes our responsibility to keeping the McDaniel community informed very seriously. It is an honor to be a representative of our community and give a voice to those without one.
Read about our editorial staff’s dedication to a free press for free students (link in bio).
#studentpressfreedomday #journalismagainsttheodds

“In a time where everyone is isolated and it seems harder than ever to form true connections, perhaps you’ve made the de...
02/12/2021

“In a time where everyone is isolated and it seems harder than ever to form true connections, perhaps you’ve made the decision to sign up for formal recruitment. Let’s get to know McDaniel’s four Panhellenic sororities!”
Read more about sorority recruitment (link in bio).

“Amid surging COVID-19 cases, McDaniel will be housing approx. 1100 students and offering in person and hybrid courses o...
01/21/2021

“Amid surging COVID-19 cases, McDaniel will be housing approx. 1100 students and offering in person and hybrid courses on campus this spring semester, with additional safety measures in place.”
Read more about new rules and guidelines for the next semester (link in bio).

“Upon being asked what new ideas she will bring, Jasken shared her ongoing work and future goals for greater equity and ...
01/07/2021

“Upon being asked what new ideas she will bring, Jasken shared her ongoing work and future goals for greater equity and inclusion, partnerships with the community, and environmental sustainability.”
Read more about Julia Jasken, McDaniel’s next president (link in bio).

“In a display of liberal arts inspired problem solving, Professor Slade has taken a unique approach to mitigate some of ...
11/03/2020
Liberal arts professor adapts to COVID-19 challenges by bringing the classroom outside | The McDaniel Free Press

“In a display of liberal arts inspired problem solving, Professor Slade has taken a unique approach to mitigate some of the risks of COVID-19 during this unique semester.”

Liberal arts professor adapts to COVID-19 challenges by bringing the classroom outside TOPICS:Harvey stoneliberal artsMolly Shermanticker Professor Slade has successfully taught two session A cinema courses in Harvey Stone Pavillion (Shaquille Tairellil / McDaniel Free Press). Posted By: Molly Sherm...

“In front of Mayor Young’s house, attendees delivered passionate speeches about the health consequences and disproportio...
10/23/2020
Sunrise Baltimore and allies take on the evolving battle against trash incineration | The McDaniel Free Press

“In front of Mayor Young’s house, attendees delivered passionate speeches about the health consequences and disproportionate impacts on lower-income communities, the lack of economic and energy productivity of trash incineration, and the effects of allowing the incinerator to remain open on policy initiatives.” #sunrisemovement #wideawake

Sunrise Baltimore and allies take on the evolving battle against trash incineration TOPICS:activismMolly Shermansunrisetickertrash incineration Concerned citizens gathered on the street outside of Mayor Young's house in Baltimore (Photo courtesy of Daniel Anderson) Posted By: Molly Sherman, Co-Edito...

“‘As I reflect on my tenure as president of McDaniel over the last decade, I am constantly reminded of what drew me here...
10/22/2020
President Casey announces his retirement | The McDaniel Free Press

“‘As I reflect on my tenure as president of McDaniel over the last decade, I am constantly reminded of what drew me here in the first place: the people and the community,’ Casey wrote in an email to the McDaniel Community.”

President Casey announces his retirement TOPICS:Ciara O'BrienPresident Roger CaseyRetirementticker Posted By: Ciara O'Brien, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 22, 2020 On Sept. 24, President Roger Casey announced that he will be retiring as the ninth president of McDaniel College in June 2021. Casey noted....

OPINION: “Students beg for change, for transparency, and for justice, and are met with responses that are half-measure a...
09/30/2020
Failing us: our administration’s climate destruction complicity | The McDaniel Free Press

OPINION: “Students beg for change, for transparency, and for justice, and are met with responses that are half-measure and inefficient. It needs to become an urgent priority to create and implement a new Climate Action Plan that recognizes the intersectionality of environmental justice and reflects the seriousness of the climate crisis. Without an equitable and exhaustive plan for the future, our administration is failing us.”

Failing us: our administration’s climate destruction complicity TOPICS:Climate ChangeCommentaryJake FineRoger Caseyticker (Image courtesy of Pixabay user geralt) Posted By: Jake Fine, Assistant Editor September 30, 2020 (Editor’s Note: This article was originally released with the Sept. 23, 2020...

"I have enjoyed my time overall, thanks to the amazing professors who come to class each day passionate about the subjec...
05/15/2020
Editor-in-Chief Marya Kuratova | The McDaniel Free Press

"I have enjoyed my time overall, thanks to the amazing professors who come to class each day passionate about the subject and eager to learn alongside with us. I love that all my professors feel like family and I'm able to form such a great relationship with them all," said Editor-in-Chief Marya Kuratova.

"I never expected to fall in love with a small school on a hill in Westminster, Maryland, but thanks to the incredible f...
05/14/2020
Senior Profile: Liv Storer | The McDaniel Free Press

"I never expected to fall in love with a small school on a hill in Westminster, Maryland, but thanks to the incredible friends, teammates, and professors I can now confidently say that I have an American family that I can’t wait to come back and visit," said Liv Storer.

"Summer research on campus is probably one of the most exciting times of the year. My research allowed us to get outside...
05/14/2020
Senior Profile: Jackie Fahrenholz | The McDaniel Free Press

"Summer research on campus is probably one of the most exciting times of the year. My research allowed us to get outside from time to time and enjoy campus in the summer (which is beautiful as we all know)," said Jackie Fahrenholz.

"I would be remiss to not include the incomparable Tim Jenkins [in my list of mentors]—without him and the jazz band, I ...
05/13/2020
Senior Editor: Laurel Pogue | The McDaniel Free Press

"I would be remiss to not include the incomparable Tim Jenkins [in my list of mentors]—without him and the jazz band, I would not have improved so much not just as a musician but as a person,” said Laurel Pogue, our arts and culture editor.

“I truly loved my time at McDaniel. I worried, as everyone does, my freshman year if I chose the right school, but I thi...
05/11/2020
Senior Editor: Erin Pogue | The McDaniel Free Press

“I truly loved my time at McDaniel. I worried, as everyone does, my freshman year if I chose the right school, but I think that it was the best place I could have ended up,” said Erin Pogue, our news editor.

"I have loved my time at McDaniel because it gave me the space to grow. The people I met became my chosen family and hav...
05/09/2020
Senior Profile: Ben Pigott | The McDaniel Free Press

"I have loved my time at McDaniel because it gave me the space to grow. The people I met became my chosen family and having their unconditional support allowed me to develop into the person I always wanted to be," said Ben Pigott.

"In bright, UV light of recent concerns regarding climate change and the fight for individualism, the Progressive Studen...
04/01/2020
PSU petitions to punch the sun | The McDaniel Free Press

"In bright, UV light of recent concerns regarding climate change and the fight for individualism, the Progressive Student Union (PSU) of McDaniel College has directed attention to the biggest culprit in the matter: the sun."

PSU petitions to punch the sun TOPICS:Molly ShermanThe Funionticker This is the sun that PSU wants to punch. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay user Alexas_Fotos). Posted By: Molly Sherman, President of The Temptations Fan Club April 1, 2020 In bright, UV light of recent concerns regarding climate change an...

"As McDaniel has transitioned into fully online classes, one benefit is that students can sign in to classes directly fr...
04/01/2020
Student still late for class, despite no longer needing to leave bed | The McDaniel Free Press

"As McDaniel has transitioned into fully online classes, one benefit is that students can sign in to classes directly from the comfort of their bedrooms. However, that doesn’t stop some students from being late to class."

Student still late for class, despite no longer needing to leave bed TOPICS:Laurel PogueThe Funionticker Finch saw this sleeping student last class when the student accidentally forgot to turn off his camera during the Zoom meeting. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay user Wokandapix). Posted By: Laurel Pogu...

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We pledge to uphold the values of free speech and ethical journalism. Organizations wishing to suggest story ideas or post announcements on the Free Press website, or in the Free Press publication, must contact the Editor-in-Chief via [email protected]. Such submissions must be made with the acknowledgement that the Free Press staff reserves the right to not publish material deemed unacceptable to the paper’s historical precedent. The McDaniel Free Press does not discriminate based on age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, or marital status. The opinions expressed do not necessarily represent those of the McDaniel Free Press staff, or the faculty and administrators of McDaniel College. The paper strives first and foremost to be a reliable source of information, and will not be in the position of being a mouthpiece for the various organs of the McDaniel College Administration. Any issues regarding the content of the publication, or its conduct, should be addressed to the Free Press Editor(s)-in-Chief, or the faculty adviser.

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