September 22, 2022

College is a stressful time! Young adults are thrown into a new environment, often many miles from their home and are required to become functionally independent. With the pressures of academic success, the milieu of social challenges, and the financial burden of college life, college is often the time when people first experience mental health…

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September 13, 2022

Image by stevepb on Pixabay The life of an accountant usually involves looking at financial statements, like the Balance Sheet and Income Statement. However, they are also surrounded by a flurry of emails. They get emails throughout the day from their boss, coworkers, clients, and the miscellaneous people they surround themselves with. Some accountants even…

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September 6, 2022

Do you tend to fill your shelves up with books that you never actually read? Do you wonder how you read so much more as a kid than you do now? Does the idea of cracking open a huge novel seem incredibly daunting? Don’t worry! Lots of people feel this way. Adult life is incredibly…

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August 29, 2022

McDaniel has a plethora of opportunities to get involved with the writing community on the Hill. From poetry to news reporting, there is a spot for every writing-lover on campus.   Contrast Literary Magazine: Contrast is the spot for everything creative writing. Join them for their weekly meetings to write, create art, and receive feedback from…

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April 19, 2022

Image by Peggy_Marco on Pixabay While everyone’s heard of a period, question mark, and interrogation point, a lot fewer people have heard of their newest member: the interrobang. The interrobang is defined as “a punctuation mark designed for use especially at the end of an exclamatory rhetorical question” (Merriam-Webster). The interrobang is officially symbolized by…

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April 11, 2022

Over the past few years podcasts have become a source of entertainment as well as information for many people. With podcasts being accessible for many, they have allowed people to both broaden and deepen their interest among an assortment of topics, which includes writing. Writing centered podcasts actually have a fairly large listener base and…

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