Orbán drops internet tax

    By Bence Janek   Hungary’s Prime Minister Victor Orbán announced on October 31 the revocation of the proposed internet tax, which will be replaced by a plan of a national consultation over internet use. The move came in the wake of two well-attended demonstrations in Budapest and a planned third, as well as…

Halloween, has it lost its original purpose?

  Hungary slowly losing tradition for the original “All Saints’ Day”   By Tobi Onuoha In Hungary All Saints’ Day is a tradition that goes far back, but there is a sense that it has been trumped by the western tradition of Halloween. The tradition when it comes to All Saints’ Day is to pay…

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…