October 2014
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Snow Day!

Snow days when you’re a child are all about running outside to build a snowman or sled down the big hill you were too scared to go near last year. In college they’re called lets-sit-in-sweatpants-drink-coffee-and-catch-up-on-homework days. Granted, they are still welcome with open arms just for other reasons. Last week was our first week of [...]

Super Bowl and a snow day

Yesterday, as I was scrambling back to campus after an impromptu Saturday home to retrieve a forgotten but important forgotten item, I lamented the fact that whoever chose to put the Super Bowl on a Sunday did not have 21st century college students in mind. Yes, pretty much the rest of pro football happens on [...]

A delay and a snow day

Snow and other winter weather has had a huge impact on my travel plans this year. Since I have a car on campus, the first year I’ve had that luxury, I had to plan extra carefully when driving myself home for Thanksgiving and winter breaks–I had to leave campus later than I wanted for Thanksgiving [...]

What to do on a snow day?

There are two routes one can take when deciding what to do with a snow day. This is the second snow day given this year, but the first one with enough snow to have all the snow day options. In past years snow has cancelled an entire week of class. Snow days are one thing [...]

“And It’s the Best Sledding in Carroll County”

Every time I say it on tour I get a laugh (point for me). The hill on the edge of the golf course on campus is the best place to go sledding. I had reported this fact to a countless number of families that tour McDaniel but I had never experienced it for myself. Tuesday [...]