SUV-Drivers Deserve Respect from Tree-Huggers; Environmentalism becomes Commercialism

Opinion

By Sarah Keating Elm Staff Writer Why did the hippies ever have to leave the 1970s? Obviously, Woodstock wasn’t enough. Now their organic apple children aren’t falling far from the mother tree, and these vintage environmentalists are raising their shoeless, bra-less, tofu-eating love children to “save everything that breathes.” And after last summer’s successful sabotage […]

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Arizona Needs to Rethink Immigration Proposal

Opinion

By Mario Carter Elm Columnist Does the state of Arizona actually care about its perception in the eyes of the rest of the nation? If it wasn’t bad enough that Arizonians voted against establishing a Martin Luther King Day and then reversed their opposition only after the NFL decided to move the Superbowl from Tempe […]

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Goodbye, and Good Luck

Opinion

By Alisha George Editor-in-Chief This is the last issue of The Elm this academic year. This is my very last newspaper as Editor-in-Chief. Where has the time gone? Actually, I could probably guess where it went, since not a bit of that time has been boring. I could have never guessed what Washington College had […]

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Softball Takes Double With Walk-Off from Carbutt

Sports

By James Bedrock Sports Editor The Washington College softball team swept the Haverford Fords in a double header on Tuesday in thrilling fashion. Sophomore Leigh Carbutt hit a walk-off two-run homer to put the Shorewomen on top 7-6 to complete the sweep over Haverford. In the first game, the Shorewomen took care of the Fords […]

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Shoremen Lacrosse Win Thriller Against Diplomats

Sports

By James Bedrock Sports Editor The Washington College men’s lacrosse team won a thriller on senior night last weekend against Franklin & Marshall in the final conference game of the season. The Shoremen were able to rally with about four minutes left and net three goals in 66 seconds. Sophomore Tom Rixey was able to […]

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Athlete of the Week: Tom Rixey

Sports

By Caroline Grier Sports Editor Men’s lacrosse midfielder sophomore Tom Rixey scored the game-winning goal with just 2:36 left in the riveting game versus conference rival Franklin & Marshall. Rixey’s goal capped off an impressive 66 second three goal run that put the team ahead for good. Rixey said, “we fired up coming into the […]

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Men’s Tennis Split Conference Matches

Sports

By Katie Weida Elm Staff Writer The Shoremen picked up a loss against Johns Hopkins University and an 8-1 win against McDaniel College. The Shoremen are now 11-4 overall and 5-3 in the Centennial Conference. Hopkins started strong, taking all three doubles matches. Washington College junior Adam Cranford and sophomore Kevin Papen competed against David […]

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Shorewomen Pick Up Speed Ahead of Senior Day

Sports

By Katie Weida Elm Staff Writer This past week, the Shorewomen lacrosse team went 1-1 in the Centennial Conference, losing 19-5 to 4th ranked Franklin and Marshall but defeating Bryn Mawr 18-5. The Shorewomen fell behind 9-3 in the first half of play against Franklin and Marshall. F&M scored two goals in the first minute […]

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Eastern Shore Hall of Famer: Slugger Jimmie Foxx

Sports

By Jason Bryden Assistant Sports Info Director Did you know that a Hall of Fame baseball player was born just 15 miles from the Washington College campus? This is a story about one of the all-time great first baseman to ever play the game of baseball, Jimmie Foxx. Foxx was born in Sudlersville, Maryland on […]

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Shoremen Baseball Pushing for a Playoff Spot

Sports

By Tim Marcin Elm Staff Writer The Washington College baseball team made great progress toward a Centennial Conference playoff berth this past weekend, sweeping Dickinson College in a doubleheader. The squad is currently sitting in fourth place in the conference, with four teams advancing to the playoffs. The visiting Shoremen certainly made quite a statement […]

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