New Website Links Students, Chestertown

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By Emily Blackner Elm Staff Writer Restaurant menus, Chestertown events, and campus news are now at students’ fingertips thanks to WCLinks.com, an online tool re-launched Nov. 29. “WCLinks.com is a place for students, faculty, staff, and community members to access links that connect the student body and the greater Chestertown area,” said senior Katharine Greenlee, […]

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A Talk With the Greats: WashPost Columnist and WC Alum sit down with Elm Staff

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By Alice Horner Editor-in-Chief While in Chestertown for a political roundtable discussion Nov. 30, Washington Post columnist Colby King and Washington College and Elm alum Fletcher Hall sat down with Elm staff members to discuss anything but politics. For King, journalism is fourth in his line of careers after long steads in government and banking. […]

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Good News for Class of 2011: Job Market Rebounds for Grads

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By Lindsay Haislip News Editor The class of 2011 faces a positive outlook as it heads out into the real world after graduation. Statistics show that the job market for 2011 graduates is looking much better than it has in previous years. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), “Overall, employers expect […]

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Math Professor Hamilton Leads an X-treme Life

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By Courtney Wicker Elm Staff Writer Do you ever sit in class and wonder what your professors do when the hour is over? Mathematics professor Eugene Hamilton, who has been at Washington College since 1978, is a walking file on water sports. Hamilton hails from Wilmington, Del. He has always had an interest in math […]

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WC Begins Search for New Adv. VP: Campus reps, outside firm seek applicants

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By Maegan Clearwood News Editor The recently vacated position of Vice President of College Advancement has led to the formation of a search committee. The committee consists of an outside, executive search firm head, as well various on-campus representatives, according to Katina Leodas, from the Leodas Search Group. There are numerous, specific qualifications that the […]

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Women’s Basketball Carries Home Game: Lady Ballers Win against Haverford; Give Muhlenberg a Run For Their Money

Basketball, Sports

By Gabrielle Devaud Elm Staff Writer Junior Meghan Tait finished one assist shy of a triple double as the Shorewomen saw all five starters score in double figures during a 75-61 Centennial Conference women’s basketball victory over visiting Haverford last Thursday night. Haverford came into the contest allowing just 47.8 points per game. Washington College […]

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Shoremen Grab Back-to-Back Conference Wins

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By Victoria Ripple Elm Staff Writer Washington College broke a nine game losing streak against Haverford on Dec. 1, beating the Fords with a solid 78-61 win. Haverford started off with a 14-8 lead with 14:22 left in the first half. WC picked up their play with 10:20 left to hold a 17-16 lead. With […]

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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: New York Edition

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By Tim Marcin Elm Staff Writer The  Good The New York Knicks rattled off an unlikely 5 game winning streak at the time of this writing.  The Knicks seem to be finally getting over the hump of mediocrity that has plagued them for years. The Knicks are actually surprising a few people with their play […]

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Swimmers Have Great Showing at Invitational: Men Swim Six Season-Best Times, Finish Five of Nine

Sports

By Kathleen Bromelow Elm Staff Writer At the Franklin & Marshall Invitational, the Shoremen finished fifth out of nine teams, with junior Austin Auger and senior captain Matt Violette achieving top five finishes. Auger achieved a season best time of 1:01.61 in the 100 breaststroke and placed eleventh in the 200 individual medley with a […]

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Swimmers Have Great Showing at Invitational: Glasser Qualifies for NCAAs in the 200 Butterfly, Helps Shorewomen Break Records

Sports

By Kelsey Newborn Elm Staff Writer The Shorewomen swimmers headed back to Franklin and Marshall over the weekend to participate in the Diplomats’ College Invitational, featuring 10 teams.  Although the team finished in sixth, the remarkable performances of the two day contest made the weekend memorable and well worth the trip. The 200 freestyle relay […]

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