Combating mob mentality: A human epidemic

At its root, the familiar phrase, “You are who you surround yourself with,” is often taught to children and encompasses a much larger social issue that has forever plagued humanity: mob mentality. Mob mentality, also referred to as “herd mentality,” is a psychological occurrence in which an individual “deindividuates” and adapts behavioral practices and thought … More Combating mob mentality: A human epidemic

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An exchange student’s view of Christmas: What it’s like celebrating Christmas in America

McNicholas’ exchange students Duru Bekircan from Turkey and Hallie Kim from South Korea celebrated their first American Christmas in December. Both students shared their perspectives with The Milestone. Q. What do you think about American Christmas? Hallie Kim: Last year Christmas was my first day of Christmas in America and it was kind of cool. … More An exchange student’s view of Christmas: What it’s like celebrating Christmas in America

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College awaits: Finding scholarships to lighten the financial load

As colleges mail out acceptance letters, students can find themselves shocked by the price tag attached. Not everyone can be a college level athlete or valedictorian, which would lead to a plethora of scholarship offers; however, there are other scholarships available for the average student. A first step in the scholarship search is to look … More College awaits: Finding scholarships to lighten the financial load

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The Disappearance of Johnathan Andrews

The following is the third installment of a fictional story that will be published through the McNicholas Milestone in installments. All characters, settings, and dialogue are purely figments of the imagination. Parts one and two can be found here: Part I, Part II. Thumbnail courtesy of http://www.criminalelement.coment. PART THREE: THE REVEREND Clerk Conners wrapped a … More The Disappearance of Johnathan Andrews

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Part Two: The Disappearance of Johnathan Andrews

The following is a fictional story that will be published through The McNicholas Milestone in installments. All characters, settings, and dialogue are purely figments of the imagination. PART TWO: THE CLERK Mother is four inches taller than me, and quite a deal wider. I hadn’t noticed until now as I found myself standing in on … More Part Two: The Disappearance of Johnathan Andrews

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Get to know the ‘Humans of McNick’ Vol. 2: Tara Rammel

In 2010, Brandon Stanton began Humans of New York as a photography project. Somewhere along the way, he started not only asking for pictures of his subjects but their stories too. This feature series is entirely inspired by Humans of New York. To determine who will be interviewed for this feature, all 500+ students at … More Get to know the ‘Humans of McNick’ Vol. 2: Tara Rammel

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