Elm Student Spotlight: Kelly Topita

Student Life

By Aubrey Hastings Student Life Editor The Elm would like to put the Student Spotlight on senior Kelly Topita. Since this is the spring semester of Kelly’s senior year, she, like the rest of the Class of 2011, has a lot to juggle during her last few months at Washington College. Not only is she […]

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Great Expectations for Shoremen Tennis

Sports

By Hillary Kane Elm Staff Writer The Washington College Men’s Tennis team have the bar set high as they enter their Spring 2011 season seeded 12th in the Atlantic South region Men’s Division III Preseason Rankings. Finishing last year’s season 12-6 and making it to Centennial Conference semifinals, the Shoreman have an excellent chance of […]

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Lady Laxers Look To Build off Momentum

Sports

By Tori Ripple Elm Staff Writer Coming back from a very successful winning season last year of a record of 8-7, the Shorewomen are hungry for the tournament. Last year Washington College had their best season in the last six years and are looking for high hopes this season with 14 returning players. The Shorewomen […]

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Core Group of Shorewomen Return: Baseball team brings back familiar faces this season

Sports

By Gabrielle Devaud Elm Staff Writer The Shorewomen softball team returns nine players this season. They are also full of fresh young players this year, welcoming eight freshmen and a junior transfer student to the team. Junior outfielder Leigh Carbutt and junior third baseman Sally Snover are the captains leading the softball team for the […]

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Shoremen Lacrosse Rebuilds With Youth Talent

Sports

By Tim Marcin Elm Staff Writer It’s time, Washington College. As the memory of snow melts out of our minds and the sun starts to warm our body and souls—the lax sticks start to make their way out. Lacrosse is the most popular sport on campus, and the beginning of each spring marks the dawn […]

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Glasser Channels Inner Mark Spitz at Champs: Named Most Outstanding Performer for Third Straight Year

Sports

By James Bedrock Sports Editor For the third straight year, senior Rachel Glasser was named the Centennial Conference Championships Most Outstanding Performer. Glasser won seven medals, five gold and two silver. Not quite Mark Spitz or Michael Phelps, but an impressive feat nonetheless. With the performance, Glasser now looks ahead to the NCAA Division III […]

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Arcade Fire’ Lights Up Grammys, Beats Competition

Student Life

By Brittany Rankin Elm Staff Writer When the award for Album of the Year was announced at the Grammys this year, I don’t think anyone was expecting for relatively obscure band Arcade Fire to beat out artists like Lady Gaga, Lady Antebellum, Katy Perry, and Eminem, who had been nominated in the same category. Before […]

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“Death and the Maiden” Keeps Audience on Edge

Student Life

By Katie Tabeling Elm Staff Writer With a title such as “Death and the Maiden,” it is safe to assume that the professor and student directed play would not be a continuous stream of hilarity, as was last semester’s series of productions. Playwright Ariel Dorfman’s play was an intense, emotional psychological drama that leaves the […]

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Birthday Ball 2011 “Don’t Be Like Alice: Remember the Ball”

Student Life

By Megan Willis Elm Staff Writer “It’s a surprise,” Emmanuel Lalande, the director of Student Affairs said about his first Washington College Birthday Ball. “You’ll just have to come and see all the surprises we have.” Behind-the-scenes, it is easy to see the enormous work put into the event. “It’s a collaborate effort,” Lalande said. […]

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Hard Facts and Soft Skills: A Lecture by Thomas Connelly

Student Life

By Joe Yates Elm Staff Writer In Decker Theatre at Washington College, Dr. Thomas Connelly, Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer of DuPont gave a lecture titled “Hard Facts and Soft Skills for the Innovator of Tomorrow.” Dr. Connelly, began with an overview of DuPont’s history and the history of its products, and the […]

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