At 6:50 yesterday morning, the alarm on my phone went off. Admittedly, it was difficult. This is college–I don’t get up that early on weekdays let alone on a Saturday. But I had a duty to myself, my peers, and in a small way, the global community. Seven other students from the Honors [...]
In high school, I dedicated my life to JSA, the Junior State of America, which is a national student run organization for high schoolers that encourages civic education, teaches public speaking, and trains young leader. It’s divided into ten states, each with its own leadership and each with three conferences a year.
One of my favorite things about going to McDaniel is our long winter break. Although eventually I will have to do a Jan Term which is a 2-3 week class on campus or abroad that allows you to do something fun (and I am definitely looking forward to it), it is nice to be able [...]
Although playing in the snow is always a winter favorite, one of the best activities I did during the winter at McDaniel was volunteer at a program called Neighbors in Need. I was interning at the Human Services Program in Westminster at the time and I heard of this opportunity through them. They had set [...]
So other than typical drinking nights (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) one might wonder, what do students do after classes are over? Classes are finished around 4 p.m. (unless you have a night class). If you don’t play a sport during this season this leaves you with a lot of free time before bed, assuming that a [...]