Easy Weekend Getaway to Zagreb

  By Kelsey Mannix   Zagreb, Croatia:  a small city with history, beautiful architecture, and the world’s shortest funicular track.  Just a five hour bus ride from Budapest, Zagreb is a great city to visit over a three day weekend.  Visiting museums and churches, sampling the variety of restaurants, and experiencing the nightlife are just…

Obituary

  Pal Domjan 1946-2014 It is our sad duty to inform the college community that Professor Pal Domjan has passed away at the age of 68.  He was a senior member of the McDaniel faculty, teaching Mathematics in the Mathematics Workshop. He was also a professor of the Budapest University of Technology. In the past…

Local elections: foreigners can vote too  

  By Cristina Ciobanu   If you miss exercising your right to vote while living in a foreign country- now it’s your chance to vote. Do you live outside of your home country and feel useless when it comes to elections or other types of public events? If yes, get ready for October 12. The…

  The Saints Keep Marching On

                                   Oluwafemi Samuel   Southampton Football Club continues to show that it can deliver in the English Premier League as they continue their unbeaten form over the last six games in the Barclays Premier League season. After loosing a considerable amount of players in their squad during the last transfer window, no one would have…

Scottish Referendum: the aftermath

What the future holds for Britain and Scotland. By Emmanuel O. Even though the Scottish Referendum ended in a “no” vote, there will still be some sweeping political and economic changes in Britain and Scotland. Let me shed some light on the Scottish independence referendum for those whose interests usually do not involve politics or…

Empty apartments march in Budapest

    By Cristina Ciobanu   A Város Mindenkié (AVM) (The City for All) organized a march in Budapest on September 27 to grab the attention of Hungarian authorities and the public to demand empty apartments to be opened and renovated so that homeless people can have a place to live. AVM is an organization…

“Tanks but no tanks, Hungary.” -Russia

    By Bence Janek   In mid-August 2014, Russia accused Hungary of delivering tanks to support the Ukrainian army. Naive people may have thought that the Hungarian government would have sturdily defended the country against the political provocation, but they were wrong.   The official statement appeared on the website of the Russian Ministry…