News

Tips for Geese in Penguin Weather

By Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor A view of the frozen Chester River. Temperatures last week were the lowest they have been this year. In the past few... 

Meet the 2015-16 SGA Candidates

Presidential Candidates Lily Britt Taylor Frey Junior Lily Britt Past involvement in the SGA? Two years as Class President (freshman and sophomore year),... 

In Memory of Louis Saunders: Celebration of Life for Former Buildings and Grounds Employee

By Elijah McGuire-Berk Elm Staff Writer   Louis Edward Saunders, also known by his nickname “Lou,” was a Buildings and Grounds worker at Washington... 

Riverside Vape

By Catalina Righter News Editor Riverside Vape is a purveyor of electronic cigarettes that opened this past September. It is owned by Cory L. Boynton,... 

Life of Cake

By John Curran Elm Staff Writer As the newest location in town to grab a bite to eat, Life of Cake is looking to sate Chestertown’s hunger for something... 

Asia and the US

  By Molly Igoe Elms Staff Writer   The Goldstein Program in Public Affairs held a lecture entitled “The Growing Importance of Asia for the... 

Familiar Faces Honored at 2015 Birthday Convocation

By Emily Harris News Editor    Friday, Feb. 20 marked the celebration of George Washington’s Birthday Convocation in Decker Theatre. Just as in... 

Student Life

WC Partners with Columbia

By Maggie Buterbaugh Elm Staff Writer   Washington College has signed an agreement with the undergraduate engineering program at Columbia University,... 

WC Alum Spotlight: Rob Savidge Confronts Environmental Violations

By Brooke Schultz Elm Staff Writer   Alumni Rob Savidge has been using his Washington College degree and ethics in the real world. Savidge graduated... 

Dr. Sproch Teaches About Eating Disorders

By Rosie Alger Elm Staff Writer   Dr. Laura Sproch from The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt came to speak at Washington College on Monday,... 

Newly-Hired RA Spotlights

By Maggie Buterbaugh Elm Staff Writer The Elm recently sat down with a few newly-hired RAs to talk about what made them pursue their positions and what... 

Birthday Ball Extravaganza: Snapshots from WC’s Biggest Night

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Sports

Men’s Lax Prepares For Home Opener: Shoremen Face No.10 York and No.15 Washington & Lee to Open Season

By Derek Stiles Sports Editor   The men’s lacrosse team has proven time and time again that they can recover from the loss of vital players and... 

Shoremen Match Program-Best: Men’s Swimming Places Second at CC with 15 Medals

By Pat Mariboe Elm Staff Writer   The Shoremen finished a dominant 5-1 season in the Centennial Conference last weekend  when they faced off against... 

Basketball Comes to a Close

By Andy Chirico Elm Staff Writer   The men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled over to Johns Hopkins and did not find much success. The Shorewomen... 

Your Nuts and Bolts of Sports:

1. Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh will miss the remainder of the season after developing blood clots on one of his lungs.   2. Confrontation between... 

Koch’s Corner

Dual-sport athlete Emily Hubley talks with The Elm’s Chris Koch as she transitions from basketball to the beginning of lacrosse.  CK: You have just... 

Lifestyle

How To Properly Detox Your Body From The Weekend

By Cristin Lalone Elm Staff Writer   Detoxing is a word that people can think of in different ways. Two of these ways are detoxing to get rid of toxins... 

“Kingsman: The Secret Service”

By Nick Anstett Elm Staff Writer   Colin Firth’s suit clad spy, Galahad, sits across from a flat brimmed technocrat with a lisp played by Samuel... 

WC Concert Series

By Hailli Woo Lifestyle Editor   Thursday, Feb. 11, the critically-acclaimed American Spiritual Ensemble filled Decker Theater with their soulful... 

In ‘N’ Out Of Style

By Matt Ridge Elm Staff Writer   Sometimes knowing what is and what is not in style can be difficult to not only follow but to understand. Often times... 

The Cure to Hangovers: What Works and What Is Just a Myth

By Kylie Hargrave Elm Staff Writer   It’s been a while since Birthday Ball now, but I wouldn’t be surprised to still find people wearing glasses... 

Opinion

Hero of the Week

By Erin Bloodgood Elm Staff Writer   This week’s hero is a young lady who recently took the world by storm, the dog world that is. Miss P, or Peyton,... 

From Kolkata to Chestertown: One Story of Adaption to College and Culture in the US

By Aakriti Gupta Elm Staff Writer   Travelling 24 hours, thousands of miles, and across several bodies of water, the journey from Kolkata, India to... 

All Lives Matter: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

By Rhea Arora Elm Staff Writer   Three Muslims were shot dead near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill over what was apparently a long-standing... 

Who Spends Our Dining Dollars?

By Erin bloodgood Elm Staff Writer   Meal plans are a part of the college experience. They give you access to a smorgasbord of dining options (if...