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SIS: Sophomore Interdisciplinary Studies

Since I already discussed my First Year Seminar, I thought I would share with you my experience with my Sophomore Interdisciplinary Studies (SIS). An SIS is a McDaniel Plan requirement that dives deeper into the liberal arts aspect of McDaniel. It is a class that tends to be out of the box and makes you [...]

The Importance of Creativity

My Sophomore Interdisciplinary Studies course, Genius, Madness, and Creativity, has a huge project coming up which I am mildly stressed out about. However, the best part is that I got to pick my subject matter. My presentation is on a famous Indian mathematician named Ramanujan.

He made lots of awesome [...]

The Creativity of Snow

In my Sophomore Interdisciplinary Studies class, Genius, Madness, and Creativity, there was an interesting comment made about how people who are both mad and creative often tend to enjoy snowstorms. At first, I could not understand this.

Today, when it snowed, it finally clicked! Snow is creative! I am sure that right about now you [...]

What’s an FYS and an SIS?

FYS and SIS are two of the most common acronyms you can expect to encounter on the Hill. For McDaniel students, these three-letter terms roll right off the tongue, but for people who aren’t yet a part of the McDaniel community, these terms are probably unfamiliar, at least in the contexts in which McDaniel students [...]

Good to Be Back

After successfully completing the first week of the second semester of my sophomore year, I know this semester is definitely going to be amazing. Thatโ€™s not to say I do not have a bunch of work, but all of the work is enjoyable. I am reading the most interesting book for my Honors Sophomore Interdisciplinary [...]