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News Archive 10/28/08

Pumpkin-carving highlights Octoberfest activities

McDaniel students took a hands-on approach for the Jack-o-Lantern contest on Memorial Plaza for the Octoberfest celebration sponsored by Student Affairs and Sodexo, the college’s food service. In all, students carved more than 30… Full Story

 

Remembering alumni serving overseas during Homecoming

McDaniel’s young alumni decided to do something different for Homecoming this year – and they’re asking all alumni to join them.It’s fine with the classes of 1998 through 2008 if you want to bring burgers and beer to Homecoming, but… Full Story

 

Faculty members make marks in their fields

McDaniel professors have recently created original works, published books and articles, won grants and fellowships and presented papers at national conferences.Greg Alles (Philosophy and Religious Studies) attended the Special Conference of… Full Story

 

‘Justice League’ aims to right the wrongs

The members of a newly formed campus group, The Justice League may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound or move faster than a speeding bullet.But they are planning to do their part to stamp out social injustice during a week… Full Story

 

Hill Happenings

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.- 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. Full Story

 

McDaniel alumni earn accolades, recognition

Jean Andrews M.Ed. ’77, John R. Penhallegon ’76, David Reith ’87 and Roger Young ’72 M.D., Ph.D. have been recognized for their accomplishments in their respective fields.- Jean Andrews M.Ed. ’77, Ph.D., professor of deaf studies… Full Story

 

Professor returns from prestigious assignment in Germany

Returning recently to the classroom after an extended leave of absence, Volker Franke said his jokes seemed a bit rusty and outdated, and he knew only a few of his students.But Franke, associate professor of Political Science and… Full Story

 

Sports Wrap

Taylor Herrgott (Derwood, Md./Magruder), a junior on the McDaniel volleyball team, was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 13-19.Herrgott led the Green Terror (10-14, 3-3 CC) to a 1-1 week,… Full Story

 

McDaniel launches innovative instructional program

Delving into examples of propaganda in literature and historical texts ranging from Roman architecture to modern-day elections, sophomore Catherine Szczybor has learned quite a bit about herself.“I’m realizing how propagandized I am,”… Full Story

 

Election Day: Pitching in at the polls

For the 100 McDaniel College students who woke well before dawn to work the polls on Election Day, it was about more than making sure their voices were heard.It was about helping others make sure their voices were heard. Full Story

 

 
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