ROTC Ranger Challenge team places 1st in division, 3rd overall

The Green Terror ROTC Ranger Challenge team at the finish.
The Green Terror ROTC Ranger Challenge team took first place among 20 teams in the small ROTC program Black Division of the mid-Atlantic region brigade and third overall among 40 teams during the two-day event at Fort Pickett, Va. Full Story


Chamber Music on the Hill presents soprano Laura Strickling and pianist Liza Stepanova

Laura Strickling
Chamber Music on the Hill, in residence at McDaniel College, presents soprano Laura Strickling and Liza Stepanova, piano, Sunday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. The concert will take place in Decker College Center Forum. Full Story


Reunions, tailgating and peak weather punctuate Homecoming on the Hill

Reconnecting with alumni at his 20th reunion following a day of tailgating at the football game were the highlights of Homecoming Oct. 25 for Thomas Roberts ’94.  Full Story


Serving students’ appetite for healthy dining options

McDaniel is the second Maryland college to commit to purchase at least 20 percent of food from local, sustainable, humane and fair-trade sources by 2020. President Roger Casey and Beth Gerl, vice president for student affairs and dean of… Full Story


First Stop connects students to all things McDaniel

First-year students Christina Dejoseph (left) and Austin Royal enjoy snacks and tea with first-year transfer student Allen Calvert and first-year dean Karen Violanti (standing).
In just two months, First Stop has outgrown its name. Maybe it’s the comfy chairs and cozy atmosphere or the study tables or even the tea and treats. Chances are the smiles and conversation Edwina May and Dean V lavishly dole out have more… Full Story


Charting the campaign for the state’s youngest Republican candidate

Erin Giles and Jake Shade
Election Day 2014 is a big one for Erin Giles. The senior Communication major is campaign manager for Maryland’s youngest Republican candidate, Jake Shade, who is running on the Nov. 4 ballot for Allegany County commissioner. Full Story


Video: Theme nights spice up dining at McDaniel

Hispanic Heritage theme night
Twice a week, students swiping into Englar Dining Hall for dinner find special fare as part of a dining services tradition – theme nights. Usually on Tuesdays and Thursdays, theme nights in “Glar” are planned with student input and include… Full Story


Celebrating the German culture

Students learn traditional German dance.
More than 1,000 middle and high school students from 30 schools across Maryland and central Pennsylvania descended on McDaniel College for the 20th annual German-American Day. Many of the Carroll County schools have attended the event for… Full Story


Sports Wrap 10-21-14

Gabrielle Yore
For the second time this season, Gabrielle Yore of Olney, Md., a freshman on the field hockey team, was named the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Mid-Atlantic Rookie of the Week.  Full Story


Hill Happenings 10-21-14 to 11-11-14

Global Dinner
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Graduate Open House at Hoover Library
October 30, 2014, 5:30 pm
Terror Trot & Block and Roll at Gill Center
November 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Spring Undergraduate Registration
November 3, 2014, 12:00 am
BINGO with GTP at GLAR Dining Hall PORCH
November 4, 2014, 7:00 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
November 5, 2014, 8:30 pm
Fall Open House at WMC Alumni Hall
November 9, 2014, 11:00 am
Student Solo Recital at McDaniel Lounge
November 14, 2014, 7:30 pm