News

SGA Corner March 17

By Catalina Righter News Editor   Academics Committee -More discussion of how to structure Honor Societies within SGA. More will be discussed next... 

Panel Discussion on US Immigration Policy

By Elijah McGuire-Berk Elm Staff Writer On March 17, after rescheduling due to snow, a panel was held in Decker Theatre to discuss the US immigration policy... 

Spring Senior Thesis Productions

By Molly Igoe Elm Staff Writer This spring senior thesis productions cover a variety of topics and explore a diverse array of themes. From “Henry V”... 

Donor Gifts New Residence to WC

By Catalina Righter News Editor The small, single-family house at 208 W Campus Ave. has been donated to the Collge by an anonymous benefactor. The property... 

Chester River Bridge Workgroup Update

By Emily Harris News Editor In addition to the marina renovations, many students and residents likely recall the announcement of maintenance work that... 

Translator and Poet Brings Polish to WC

By Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor Benjamin Paloff is a poet and translator who received his Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literature from Harvard University.... 

Alice McDermott Visits Lit House

By Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing Dr. Robert Mooney introduced Alice McDermott to the Rose O’Neill Literary... 

Student Life

Downtown Chestertown Favorites

By Brooke Schultz Elm Staff Writer   Maybe you need a little retail therapy or could go for some food that isn’t from the dining hall. Whatever... 

How to Afford Your Dream Study Abroad Experience

By Emma Way Senior Elm Writer   There’s no quick answer to affording a semester or a year abroad. It requires preparation and saving for many years,... 

Student Spotlight: Magician Ian Flinn

By Maggie Buterbaugh Elm Staff Writer   When people think about magic they usually imagine the fantastic world of Harry Potter or the whimsical characters... 

Alum Spotlight: Tyler Cotterell

By Maggie Buterbaugh Elm Staff Writer   Tyler Cotterell graduated from Washington College in 2013. Two people he works closely with, the Head Strength... 

Service Council: Showing What it Means to Give Back

By Brooke Schultz Elm Staff Writer   On March 4, Service Council worked with Marilee Schumann and Jessica Coner to create pottery for Empty Bowls.... 

Sports

Perfection Remains Intact

By Derek Stiles Sports Editor   After closing out their 2014 seasons 8-9 and 4-12, respectively, the men’s and women’s tennis teams have rebounded... 

Shorewomen Fall to Trinity: Vincent and Hubley Lead Team with Two Goals Each

By Andy Chirico Elm Staff Writer    Due to a change in schedule for their game against Rutgers Camden, the Washington College women’s lacrosse... 

Softball Shutout in Double-Header: Shorewomen Lose Five Straight After 5-2 Start to Season

By Brian Klose Elm Staff Writer   While much of the student body spent spring break at home relaxing, the Washington College softball team headed... 

Koch’s Corner

By Chris Koch Distribution Manager    Prior to spring break, The Elm’s Chris Koch sat down with senior pitcher Michael Long of Shoremen baseball... 

Shoremen Rally for CC Win: Shoremen Net Five Unanswered Goals in the Fourth Quarter

By Pat Mariboe Elm Staff Writer   After a disappointing 1-4 start to the season the Shoremen intended to get back to their winning ways when they... 

Lifestyle

Dorm Decorations

By Kylie Hargrave Elm Staff Writer   With spring time comes spring cleaning, and for many, an urge to decorate and renew your space a bit. However,... 

Movie Review: “Insurgent”

By Nick Anstett Elm Staff Writer   I try to find a nice variety for the films I review for The Elm each week with a difference of genres and target... 

Goose Nation Advice: Advice For Your Campus Problems

By Kaitlyn Fowler Elm Staff Writer   I’m stuck working with someone I can’t stand. What can I do to make this easier?   At some point in... 

Get Bikini Body Ready

By Cristin Lalone Elm Staff Writer   Spring break has passed and now most people are thinking about how they just have to get through finals then... 

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

By Nick Anstett and Kayla Kyle Elm Staff Writers   This week Nick and Kayla are discussing that ever so gray area of the friendzone. They unveil the... 

Opinion

Hero of the Week: Howard Schultz

By Aakriti Gupta Elm Staff Writer   Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is launching an active campaign to fight racial discrimination in the US. I am sure... 

Race Relations

By Kevin Lair Senior Elm Writer   It seems as though we cannot go a day without hearing of yet another shooting or prosecution trial surrounded by... 

GEO Hosts Holi Festival: WC Celebrates Holi and Cures Homesickness

By Rhea Arora Elm Staff Writer   This weekend, Washington College saw Holi, the Indian Festival of Color. Not many people had heard about Holi until... 

47 Senators Send a Strongly Worded Letter

By Emma Buchman Opinion Editor   On March 9, 47 Republican senators sent an open letter to the leaders of Iran essentially stating that any discussion...