News

The First Food Truck Rolls into Chestertown

By Jack Despeaux Elm Staff Writer If your stomach is rumbling and you like tacos, burritos, push-ups, renovated ice-cream trucks, and glowing donkeys,... 

College Not Looking to Purchase Real Estate

By Catalina Righter News Editor Within the last two weeks, the Office of Buildings and Grounds was offered the opportunity to purchase property at 206... 

Questions About Self-Serve Safety: Health Services Voices Flu Concerns

By Jack Hunt Elm Staff Writer  Concerns regarding the safety of food in the Dining Hall arose recently due to the new system of self-service. Members... 

Senior Productions Take the Stage

By Molly Igoe Elm Staff Writer While most Washington College seniors are busy with outlines and chapters of their theses, drama majors are putting on a... 

WC Relay Rocks

Everybody knows how awesome Relay for Life is at Washington College, drawing on the strength of the community and dedicated volunteers to raise tens of... 

The Book of Scented Things

By Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor On Tuesday, Oct. 7, the Literary House launched its first anthology and trade paperback “The Book of Scented Things.”... 

Students Discuss Off-Campus Policies: SGA Executive Board Facilitates Dialogue for Off-Campus Residents

By Emily Harris News Editor Prior to Homecoming weekend, members of the SGA Executive Board invited students who live off campus to a discussion about... 

Student Life

A Night of Drama: Bacchae 2.1 Performed Under the Stars

By Aliya Merlih Elm Staff Writer Walking past the Casey Swim Center on Oct. 17 or 18 at midnight you may have seen something a little out of the ordinary.... 

Raw Nerves Opens

By Rosie Alger Elm Staff Writer Thursday, Oct. 15 marked the opening of the newest exhibit in the Kohl Gallery “Raw Nerves.” This intense and rich... 

Animal Professionals Club is Utterly Wonderful

By Brooke Schultz Elm Staff Writer A new club geared toward Washington College’s animal loving community is Future Animal Professionals. The club, which... 

Back to WAC: Bergman ‘07

By Caitlyn Maltese Elm Staff Writer Going into her third year as a full-time employee at Washington College Lindsay Bergman, Class of 2007, has watched... 

Tell-tale Signs You Live On The Eastern Shore

By Sabrina Carroll Elm Staff Writer Living in Chestertown on the Eastern Shore has many perks and drawbacks. Here are a few factors that make living in... 

Sports

Winter Sports on the Horizon: Strength and Conditioning is Underway for Winter Sports

By Andy Chirico Elm Staff Writer  The Centennial Conference games that fans get to see are the final results of all the athletic teams’ hard work. What... 

Shorewomen Top Red Devils: WC Took Another Big Step In Their Pursuit for the Playoffs

By Derek Stiles Sports Editor Despite sitting at fourth place in the Centennial Conference standings with only four conference games remaining, the Shorewomen... 

Women’s Soccer Still Seeking First CC Win

By Derek Stiles Sports Editor  Often times, team’s ambitions begin to diminish when they have long stretches of unfavorable results. Questions start... 

Men’s Soccer Falls in OT Against Bears: The Shoremen Were Unable to Retain Their Lead Versus Ursinus in a 1-2 Loss

By Pat Mariboe Elm Staff Writer Every team faces some type of adversity during their season and for the Shoremen it was seven straight games without a... 

Conference Drought for Shoremen: Men’s Soccer Falls At Home To Muhlenberg 0-3 As Winless Streak Reaches Seven

By Brian Klose Elm Staff Writer  Following another tough week of conference action, Washington College men’s soccer snapped their five-game losing streak... 

Lifestyle

Are Humans Meant To Eat Meat?

By Kylie Hargrave Elm Staff Writer One thing I hear all the time against a vegan or vegetarian diet is that humans were made to eat meat. This has never... 

“The Judge” Movie Review

By Nick Anstett Elm Staff Writer Watching “The Judge” brings to mind channel surfing through basic cable television on a lazy afternoon, and coming... 

A Goose and A Gander: Let’s talk about sex… and relationships, and dating, and everything in between!

By Nick Anstett and Kaitlyn Fowler Elm Staff Writers   We are all here at WC for academics, yet we all know that it would not be college without relationships. ... 

DIY Halloween Costumes

By Kay Bush Elm Staff Writer Get excited Halloween is so close you can feel it. But wait a minute. Do you have a costume? Are you stuck in a creativity... 

Chic Choice: Jocelyn Faro ‘16

By Matt Ridge Elm Staff Writer On a rainy October day finding anyone who put more than five minutes of thought in to his or her outfit is a rarity. Most... 

Opinion

Who’s the Hero and Who’s the Zero?

By Taylor Frey Elm Staff Writer   Hero: George Washington   At Washington College we take pride in our connection to the Founding Fathers. When... 

David Mixner: Activist, Leader, and Role Model

By Kevin Lair Senior Elm Writer   On Tuesday, Oct. 14, I had the honor of hearing Mr. David Mixner speak at Washington College. Mixner is a man with... 

Everything You Need to Know About the Hong Kong Protests

By Rhea Arora Elm Staff Writer Conflict arose in Hong Kong when The Peoples’ Republic of China (PRC) initially allowed Hong Kong to conduct direct, democratic... 

Can Stephen Colbert Be Replaced?

By Jack Despeaux Elm Staff Writer “The Colbert Report” has been running for 10 seasons now with none other than Stephen Colbert at the helm. After...