News

Editor-In-Chief Says Goodbye

By Paige Kube Editor-in-Chief November 2011, I wandered into the Sear’s Publishing House after finally learning from then-Editor-in-Chief Natalie Butz... 

History of Jews in Holland

By Elijah McGuire-Berk Elm Staff Writer On April 15, the Department of Philosophy and Religion held a presentation titled “In Search of Dutch Jewry,”... 

Pups Compete to Benefit The Humane Society

By Caitlyn Maltese Elm Staff Writer This weekend, The Humane Society of Kent County sponsored the 2015 Mutt Strut. On Saturday, April 18  from 10 a.m.... 

Professor Walsh and Stewed Strawberries

By meaghan menzel Copy Editor Tuesday, April 14 marked the fourth and final event of the “What’s Found in Translation Series” at the Rose O’Neill... 

Inside the Farmer’s Market

By Caitlyn Maltese Elm Staff Writer It’s officially Farmers’ Market season. Saturday, March 21 marked the first of many Saturdays where local vendors... 

Adam Goodheart: On Lincoln’s Legacy

By Molly Igoe News Editor Adam Goodheart, director of the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience and a lecturer at Washington College... 

Wind Farm Hearing Follow-Up

By Emily Harris News Editor The hearing for SB-938, which concerns the ability of the Public Service Commission (PSC) to approve construction of wind... 

Student Life

Senior Capstone Review: Henry V

By Sabrina Carroll Student Life Editor Washington College has a multitude of performances each semester that bring something special to the community.... 

Finals Study Tips

By Rosie Alger Elm Staff Writer The end of the semester is almost upon Washington College students, and the idea of finals week is looming ahead. If you... 

Featured Major: Anthropology

By Brooke Schultz Elm Staff Writer Washington College offers students numerous opportunities to explore their interests, and those who are fascinated by... 

100 Proof Student Exhibit

By Maggie Buterbaugh Elm Staff Writer Creativity and imagination are huge parts of any community’s culture. Art allows people to express their ideas,... 

Back to WAC: Conner Blouin

By Sabrina Carroll Student Life Editor Washington College is extremely lucky to have previous students give back to the WC community as professors and... 

Sports

Rugby Club Celebrates 25 Years In Chestertown

By Derek Stiles Elm Staff Writer This upcoming Saturday on April 25, Washington College’s rugby club will be commemorating their 25th anniversary as... 

WC Tennis Shines in Conference Play

By Pat Mariboe Elm Staff Writer The Washington College men’s and women’s tennis teams both have built successful campaigns so far this season, with... 

WC And Nugent Part Ways

By Andy Chirico Elm Staff Writer After 14 consecutive seasons as the Washington College Men’s Basketball head coach, Rob Nugent says goodbye to the program.... 

Seagulls Soar Past Shoremen

By Brian Klose Sports Editor After the demoralizing 9-1 loss to Centennial Conference rival Dickinson College, the worst performance against a Division... 

Nuts and Bolts of this Week’s Sports News:

1. (NCAA) Since the end of the March Madness tournament, seven Kentucky Wildcats have declared for the NBA draft. 2. (NBA) Golden State Warriors point... 

Lifestyle

A Goose and A Gander

by Nick Anstett and Kayla Kyle Opinion Editor and Lifestyle Editor This week Nick and Kayla are discussing that dreaded time of realtionships over the... 

Summer Films

By Nick Anstett Opinion Editor Next to Oscar season there is no bigger time for film than the summer. The summer blockbusters that will thrill us, make... 

Chic Choice: Matt Ridge’s Goodbye

By Matt Ridge Elm Staff Writer For my final Elm article of my career I decided to showcase myself to help summarize my outlook on all things style. My... 

“It Follows”

By Nick Anstett Elm Staff Writer Genuinely good horror movies have become events in and of themselves. In a market that’s overblown with jump scares,... 

Healthy On Campus

By Cristin Lalone Elm Staff Writer As students in college many people are focused on their weight. One study says college students either gain not an ounce... 

Opinion

“Daily Show” Replacement Faces Controversy

By Erin Bloodgood Elm Staff Writer When beloved satirist and long time host of “The Daily Show” Jon Stewart announced that he was leaving, we all wondered... 

I’m So OCD: Belittlement of Mental Illness

By Emma Buchman Elm Staff Writer Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness that has no real identifiable cause. This illness has two main... 

Justice Not Revenge for Boston Bomber Issues of Journalistic Ethics

By Catalina Righter News Editor On April 8, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, known by most Americans as the Boston Marathon Bomber, was found guilty of 30 different... 

A Journey That’s Just Beginning

By Kevin Lair Senior Elm Writer It is crazy to me that in less than a month I will be graduating from Washington College, a place where I have spent the...