New WAC Lounge Promises Late Night Entertainment

News

By Megan Willis Elm Staff Writer WAC Lounge, starting Oct. 29, has been described in many different ways by students. Sophomore Chris Brown calls it “that thing with music and dancing;” sophomore Rebeccas String says it is “an area here or…I don’t really know;” and sophomore Taylor Goss has “no clue.” Emmanuel Lalande, Director of […]

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News at a Glance

News

By Maegan Clearwood News Editor 1. According to Tri-City Herald, a potato advocate from Washington state is starting to regret his two-month-long potato diet. Chris Voigt set out a month ago to prove how healthy and versatile the oft-criticized vegetable is. He has finally admitted, however, that there are only so many potato recipes (and […]

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Election 2010: Campus Political Leaders Spell Out Why Their Party Deserves Your Vote Tuesday

Opinion

By Paige Cook Elm Staff Writer With election day right around the corner, everyone on campus is excitedly awaiting Nov. 2; a day for the people to be heard! There are in actuality many students, many people in general, that do not vote—for a variety of reasons—which is foolish. Always vote! Voting gives a voice […]

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I Knew There Was A Reason: CNN’s Employment Policies Scrutinized, Sanchez’s Remarks Examined

Opinion

By Mario Carter Elm Columnist Until recently, I had never completely figured out why I had such little respect for CNN. Is it their unwillingness to stay relevant in a constantly evolving media market? Well, that’s part of the reason, but it doesn’t completely explain my utter lack of contempt for the “Most Respected Name […]

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Diversity Week Celebrates Individuality, Unites Campus

Opinion

By Larissa Check Elm Staff Writer When I first arrived on the Washington College campus, I had very little diversity awareness. However, I did have a great cultural memory to make me believe that I was very different from my peers. When people on campus talk about diversity, they have the instinctive ability to turn […]

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Dinner Brings New Manners to the Table: Etiquette dinner teaches students valuable skills

Student Life

By Kim Friel Student Life Editor The 8th Annual Senior Etiquette Dinner will take place Thursday, Nov. 4 in the Hynson Lounge. Thirty seven seniors will be attending and eight seniors took advantage of the opportunity to invite their favorite professor or college mentor to the dinner. Associate director of the Career Center Vicky Sawyer […]

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Students Leap at Chance to Dance for a Cause

Student Life

By Kim Friel Student Life Editor The interest meeting for a Dance Marathon at Washington College took place this past Monday evening in the Student Center of Hudson Lounge. Freshmen, Ashley Carol–Fingerhut is heading the event and says the meeting went well. “It’s always nerve-racking when you start a club like this because you are […]

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Save Lids to Save Lives: ZTA sends a thank you to yogurt contest participants

Uncategorized

By Leah Sbriscia Elm Staff Writer The sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha would like to thank all those who participated in the Yoplait Save Lids to Save Lives Yogurt Eating Contest. The event was hosted to educate students and raise awareness about breast cancer. Fifteen participants inhaled 175 yogurts in six minutes. The pink lids […]

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The Tao of Tavi Gevinson: Girl Takes Fashion World by Storm

Lifestyle

By Rhiana A. Wells Elm Staff Writer While most 14-year-olds were shopping at the mall, Tavi Gevinson was sitting in the most coveted front row seats of the most prestigious shows at fashion week. Tavi has made a name for herself by writing her own fashion blog called “Style Rookie.” Tavi covers everything in her […]

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Spooky Scary Tunes

Lifestyle

By Chantel Delulio Lifestyle Editor This weekend one can expect to encounter a plethora of things, includong trick or treaters, parties, copious amounts of candy, and novelty songs. Yes, Halloween’s just around the corner and though Christmas may have cornered the market on holiday-specific songs there’s no shortage of Halloween-related novelty songs. You’ve got your […]

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