News

To Be Honest: Senior News Editors Say Goodbye

By Katie Tabeling Outgoing News Editor Photo by Katie DespeauxFeature Photo: Editor Megan McCurdyDon’t you forget about me To be honest, I never... 

News at a Glance

BY CAITLIN STEELE Elm Staff Writer 1. Sometimes lunch just does not agree with you. Especially if it’s a giant centipede. An ambitious young female horned... 

Shara Lessley Shares Middle East Experience

BY Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor Photo by Rosie MujicaPoet Shara Lessley reads from her latest work about her experiences living in the Middl East. On April... 

Food For Thought

By Jack Hunt Elm Staff Writer Members of the community gathered at Garnett Elementary for food and fun. The meal preceded the lecture from Growing Power... 

A Look Back: Reiss Reflects on his First Four Years

By Emily Harris News Editor President Mitchell Reiss has been a presence in the Washington College community for the past four years, beginning his WC... 

Planting New Seeds: Environmental Studies Program Branches Out

By Megan McCurdy Outgoing News Editor Courtesy of Katherine WaresSenior Katherine Wares will graduate this year as the first Environmental Science Major... 

Elm Roots

By Sam Gross Senior Writer 82 years ago: April 23, 1932 • “Orchestra and Glee Clubs Plan Concert”—The Girl’s Glee Club, the Men’s Glee Club,... 

Student Life

A Final Snapshot: Photo Editor Says Goodbye

By Katie Despeaux Outgoing Photo Editor Photography has always been about capturing the perfect moment, at the perfect time. Lighting always plays a role,... 

Supporting Our Veterans

By Michael Harman Senior Writer Students often become involved in student organizations in an effort to become active on campus and support a cause they... 

Living Like Locals While Abroad

By Dominic Lathos Foreign Correspondent I seek comfort in every aspect of my life. I surround myself with people and places that comfort me no matter where... 

This Week In Greek 4/18/2014

The sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha participated and volunteered at the Race for the Cure in Ocean City, Md on Sunday April 13.Photo courtsey of Anna WindleBy... 

Oh the Places Shoremen Go…

Summer seminars give students the opportunity to go all over the world and learn at the same time. Junior Caroline Kesler gives a high five at Natema Primary... 

Sports

Shoremen take Texas

By Taylor Konyk Outgoing Sports Editor Earlier this month Washington College’s Trap and Skeet club competed against 42 schools in San Antonio at the... 

Konyk’s Final Farewell

By Taylor Konyk Outgoing Sports Editor The time has come for me to say farewell to Washington College. After only two years at this grand institution it’s... 

Shoremen down Bullets for No.1 seed

By Derek Stiles Sports Editor Photo by Brooke HarigThe Shoremen pick up a ground ball after junior Michael Trapp won a face-off against the Bullets in... 

Mixed Martial Arts Knocks Out Fight Night

Freshman Craig Carasinessi spars with senior Robert Robinson. Robinson would go deep into the tournament until his eventual tie with Wilson Hill.Photo... 

Shoremen Tennis Compete for Close Win

Freshman Tricia Valerio returns a serve against Christina Gaul of Mary Washington. Gaul would defeat Valerio in two sets, winning 6-0 both times. A tough... 

Lifestyle

Goodbye Grace: A Fashionista’s Finale

By Grace Arenas Outgoing Lifestyle Editor With all the 20-page papers and serious class assignments I’ve had to do over my four years here at WC, I’ve... 

Sun Salutations to Summer: Beginner yoga to get in shape in time for the beach

By Kay Bush Elm Staff Writer Wondering how to get rid of those last five pounds? Yoga is often undermined for seeming to be non-strenuous and ineffective.... 

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

By Jackie Torkelson and Mike Liberto Elm Staff Writer and Distribution Manager Summer is a three-month period when you are free of any hard line rules. ... 

A Goose and A Gander 4/18/2014

By Jackie Torkelson and Mike Liberto Elm Staff Writer and Distribution Manager To keep your campus cutie, or to ditch them for the summer? That is the... 

Trend Throwback 2010’s Top Styles

By Grace Arenas Lifestyle Editor Looking ahead to commencement and deciding what outfit to wear on my last day as a college student, I’ve been thinking... 

Opinion

The Importance of Journalism

Kevin Lair Staff Columnist Another academic year has come and passed at Washington College, and we are left to wonder whether this year has been better... 

Getting In and Getting Out

Jeremy QuintinStaff Columnist It has been a long, tough, and exhausting road these past four years. Oh yeah, I guess I should mention that I’m graduating,... 

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire: A Conditional Farewell

Dana Panczenko Staff Columnist When I first started writing for The Elm, I had one goal. It was never to make MVP, to have my articles featured on the... 

Fresh Liver and a Nice Aged Chianti

By Emma Buchman  Opinion Editor  Photos courtesy of Google Images The 2010s seem to be the decade of revamps.  So many of the classical movies, books,...