SGA and SEB Come Together

News

By Alice Horner Editor-in-Chief For Washington College’s first Homecoming in 10 years, the Student Government Association and the Student Events Board have teamed up. This might seem ordinary, but for WC, it’s the first time in three years that the two have joined forces. Ed Hoegg, President of the SEB, said, “There was always a […]

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Students Speak Out: Late Night Activities

News, Student Life, Web Features

Often students complain that there’s nothing to do past the hour of ten o’clock on a night in Chestertown. The Elm ventured out and asked students what they’d like to see. Check it out!

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The Downtown that WC Students Often Miss

News

By Megan Willis Elm Staff Writer Although Chestertown may not come across as a particularly exciting town at first glance, many students do not appreciate its vibrant history. “Two-hundred years ago, Chestertown was a prominent city,” Professor Robert Lynch said. “It was up there with New York, Chicago, and Baltimore as a major port city […]

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Professor Profile: Volansky Enlightens Classes

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By Sarah Masker Elm Staff Writer Michele Volansky, associate professor of drama, is not the type to succumb to peer pressure, yet somehow she was sucked into the family profession and began teaching full time at Washington College in the fall of 2004. “I come from a very long line of teachers,” she said. “My […]

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Graduation Traditions Examined: Students look to recognize RAs, question current policy

News

By Maegan Clearwood News Editor When the graduating seniors stride down the green each spring, with multicolored, vibrant cords draped around their necks, there is one question students fail to address: What does it all mean? For some, cords worn at graduation represent achievement in any number of areas; for others, it should be reserved for […]

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Public Safety Reiterates Campus Alcohol Policies

News

By Lindsay Haislip News Editor While some may think otherwise, the campus alcohol policy has not changed, according to Director of Public Safety, Jerry Roderick. “There has been no direction given to go out and enforce the policy. We do what we’ve always done, said Roderick”. For upperclassmen who are familiar with Washington College’s alcohol […]

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Dining Hall Staff Goes for the Gold

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By Emily Blackner Elm Staff Writer Trading name tags and polos for numbers and athletic gear, Washington College dining hall employees Kiri Less, AJ Blake, and Tammy McGinnis compete in a variety of sporting events as Maryland Special Olympics athletes. The Special Olympics is an international program designed for people with intellectual disabilities. It provides […]

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Student Spotlight: WC’s Homecoming Court

Student Life

By Kim Friel Student Life Editor The Elm would like to put the student spotlight on those who will take the stage tomorrow evening as this year’s Homecoming court.  The nominees for Homecoming Queen are Megan Easter, Tina Gardner, Kris Kelley, Angela Bushman, and Helen Veasey while the nomineesa for Homecoming King are Matt Keller, […]

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Waterfront Festival Brings Community Together

Student Life

By Amanda Anastasia Elm Staff Writer With cooler weather quickly approaching, many students are disappearing inside, favoring studying and other indoor activities over Frisbee or tanning on the green. For those individuals who are not ready for the warm weather to be gone, the fourth annual Waterfront Festival will provide an opportunity for some additional […]

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Sorority and Rita’s Reach Out to Fight Cancer

Student Life

By Kim Friel Student Life Editor On Sept 14, the sisters of Alpha Omicron Pi held a philanthropic event at Rita’s to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and to raise awareness for childhood cancer.  Rita’s, which has been supporting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for 10 years now, whips up the signature flavor in […]

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