News Archive 10/14/2008

Inspiring independence

Sophomore Abigail Vickers knows a thing or two about puppy love.She also knows the power of a pooch to help a disabled person gain a greater sense of self-sufficiency. Full Story


Hill Happenings

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.- Bill Schmidt: Recent Paintings and Drawings Sept. 30-Oct. 24, Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. For gallery hours, call 410-857-2595. Full Story


Madrigal Singers unravel a murder mystery

The evening begins as a celebration in honor of an engaged couple, with royal guests in attendance. But then, the lights go down and something goes wrong. A guest is dead and everyone is a suspect.For this year’s performance of the… Full Story


Alumna, former legislator discusses women’s struggle for political power

Ellen Sauerbrey '59 has crusaded for women’s rights all over the world. Former ambassador to the U.N. commission on the Status of Women, she is a staunch supporter of families.Sauerbrey will explore the topic “When Women Have No… Full Story


Alumnus to give Holloway Lecture

Alumnus and Brown University Professor Kevin McLaughlin '81 returns to the Hill to present “Wiped Out: Matthew Arnold’s Resignation,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in McDaniel Lounge. The lecture is free and open to the public.McLaughlin is a… Full Story


First year seminars help pave the way

For Leanna Webb ’12, taking the first-year seminar titled, “Born to Buy: America’s Consumer Society,” has been an eye-opening experience.“It has made me realize how much emphasis our society puts on money,” said Webb, who is… Full Story


Bingo makes for lively debate viewing

When the two presidential contenders, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama, recently squared off in a nationally televised live debate to convince millions of Americans to vote for them, a group of McDaniel College students assembled to… Full Story


Sports Wrap

In cross countryKevin Bowman (Westminster, Md./Brunswick) finished third overall Oct. 11 to lead McDaniel to second-place finish at the Gwynedd-Mercy Invitational in men’s cross-country action. Bowman covered the 8,000-meter course in a… Full Story