News

SGA Corner Nov. 11

Old Business:    The bylaws to the constitution discussed in last week’s meeting were shelved until further notice as the Constitutional Review... 

Finding Beauty in the Uncommon

By Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor “I first came to Lia Purpura’s nonfiction for her book ‘On Looking,’” said Director of the Rose O’Neill Literary... 

WC Celebrates Veterans Day

By Catalina Righter News Editor “I’m not trying to glorify [war]; I’m helping people to revive it so it doesn’t repeat,” said Jeff Millikin.... 

Career Center Nationally Recognized

By Elijah McGuire-Berk Elm Staff Writer Recently the Career Center at Washington College was recognized on a national level by the website marketplace.org.... 

Faculty Featured in Lecture Series

By Jack Hunt Elm Staff Writer The John S. Toll Math and Science Fellows are sponsoring a series of presentations by professors of science and mathematics.... 

Student Assaulted Off Campus

By Molly Igoe Elm Staff Writer On  Nov. 2 at approximately 11 p.m. a Washington College student was walking from his friend’s house in the area of 300... 

SGA Called Into Question

  By Paige Kube Editor-in-Chief Additional reporting by Emma Way Student Life Editor Senior and former senator from West Hall Oren Steinberg talked... 

Student Life

Bringing to Life Kamimura’s Thesis Production

By Sabrina Carroll Elm Staff Writer   “The Man Who Turned Into a Stick,” a senior directing thesis by Tamayo Kamimura, was more than a man becoming... 

Family Matters in WC’s New Music Video

By Brooke Schultz Elm Staff Writer   Washington College’s WACappella debuted another catchy tune titled “Come Join the Family” along with a... 

GIS Student Workers: Mapping Out Their Future

By Sabrina Carroll Elm Staff Writer   The term GIS Lab is constantly thrown around, but few can really explain what it means. From crime analysis... 

Thanksgiving Dinner or Bust

The smiling faces of Jessie (left) and Harleigh (right) were not uncommon at Hodson Dining Hall’s annual Thanksgiving dinner event. This year, the event... 

School’s Out for Winter: Stay Productive Over Break With Help From WC

By Aliya Merhi Elm Staff Writer   In the midst of celebrating the holidays and visiting family, students are using winter break as a chance to take... 

Sports

Shoremen Fall in Tournament Opener

By Brian Klose Elm Staff Writer    The Washington College Men’s Basketball team opened up their regular season as participants in the Division... 

Examining Coaches Salary Gap

By Emma Way Student Life Editor    In the US, women earn an average of 77 cents for every dollar men earn, and athletics prove no exception. In many... 

Crump Set to Make Her Debut

By Andy Chirico Elm Staff Writer    The Washington College women’s basketball team is heading into this season with new Assistant Coach Katie Crump. Crump... 

Women’s B-Ball Win Preseason Opener

By Pat Mariboe Elm Staff Writer   The Shorewomen, who finished 7-17 overall last season, aim to improve on their record this season. The team, consisting... 

Freshmen Look to Make Statement in CC Conference

By Pat Mariboe Elm Staff Writer The Shorewomen, who finished 5-6 overall last season with only one of those wins being in the Centennial Conference, look... 

Lifestyle

Can You Be Just Friends

By Kay Bush Elm Staff Writer   There’s a social stigma that guys and girls can’t be just friends. Sometimes, this is true. After all, it’s hard... 

A Vegan Thanksgiving

By Kylie Hargrave Elm Staff Writer   Thankfully my mother has always been supportive of my dietary decisions so a few years back we decided to try... 

Movie: “Interstellar” Comes In Hot

By Nick Anstett Elm Staff Writer   Christopher Nolan, despite decidedly humble beginnings as a thriller director, has quickly become the go-to source... 

It’s Sweater Weather

By Matt Ridge Elm Staff Writer   Winter is the height of fashion for both men and women. The multiple layers mean more opportunities to wear stylish... 

Sonic Highways

By Michael Boesel Elm Staff Writer   When talking about Dave Grohl, frontman of the Foo Fighters, it is nearly impossible not to talk about Nirvana.... 

Opinion

In Memorium: Victims of ISIS

By Emma Buchman Opinion Editor   By now, I must be annoying you all with my updates on ISIS. Regardless of your stance on what the US and its allies... 

Improving Patient Care at the WC Health Center

By Emma Buchman Opinion Editor   The Washington College Health Center, located next to Queen Anne’s dorm, is available to all students. Whether... 

Soap with Hope: A Charity Project by Enactus

By Aakriti Gupta Elm Staff Writer   Enactus is a student organization of entrepreneurs at both Washington College and at over hundreds of others schools... 

Barry Glassman: State Senator and WC Alum

By Taylor Frey Elm Staff Writer   Last month Barry Glassman, Class of 1984 visited Professor Melissa Deckman’s state and local politics class to...