The ‘Spidey Project’ and its Super Human Element: Why You Don’t Need $70 million to Put on a Show About Spider-Man

Lifestyle

By Chantel Delulio Lifestyle Editor The human element. It’s not just a vague marketing strategy from those Dow Chemical Company commercials where they never really explain what they do. It’s also the key to putting on a musical adaptation of a beloved superhero. Just as the people behind “The Spidey Project.” By now, even people […]

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The Joy of Community Amongst Oppression

Student Life

By Larissa Check Elm Staff Writer On Saturday March 5, I attended one of the most momentous events of my life. The Joy of Community event, sponsored by The African American Heritage Council, Inc. and the Prince Theatre Foundation of Chestertown, was an event on the celebration of the “one year anniversary of the first […]

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7th Annual Career Fair Helps Students Connect to Real World

Student Life

By Aubrey hastings Student Life Editor The annual Washington College Career Fair has enjoyed another successful year, for both students and employers alike. The fair is a conglomeration of employers who have gathered at WC for a day of scouting and informing. Hosted by the Career Center and SIFE, the fair exhibits businesses, organizations, graduate […]

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Japan Quake Holds Important Lessons

Opinion

By Olivia Kittel Elm Columnist As almost everyone knows, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck Japan on March 11, causing a tsunami and a nuclear crisis, among other massive destruction. Along with destroying countless homes, taking many lives, and other devastation, it cut off electricity at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. This is devastating because […]

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More Intervention Not Less: Libya In Crisis

Opinion

By Ryan Henson Opinion Editor At the beginning of 2011 we look out across the Atlantic to see an Arab world very much different from the status quo that had persisted for decades and decades before. Egypt, Tunisia and now Libya have shown that indeed the global order is molting its old and archaic skin […]

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The Drawbacks of Roomdraw: Housing process needs reform

Opinion

By E. Walburg Elm Staff Writer I think I can speak for most people when I say the roomdraw process here at Washington College is incredibly flawed. The aggravating mess of this year’s process epitomizes the fact perfectly. All of the Western Shore suites were gone by about number 50, seniors weren’t even getting suites […]

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The Truth About Vegetarianism: Reformed Vegan Visits WC for Lit Festival

News

By Natalie Butz Copy Editor After Lierre Keith’s physician gave her the ultimatum that she would have to eat meat or die, the longtime vegan was forced to reexamine her diet and came to some pretty startling realizations in the process. Keith’s personal experience with veganism, and the moral and political implications behind the food […]

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Curtain Opens on Local Theatre Renovations

News

By Lindsay Haislip News Editor Despite financial challenges, the historic Prince Theatre on High Street is getting an interior makeover that will make it a more welcoming and spacious place for the local community to celebrate the arts. Ron and Susan Kerns have owned the building since 1998, and invested a great deal into restoring […]

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Disaster Hits Home for WC Students

News

By Natalie Butz and Maegan Clearwood Copy Editor and News Editor Although Japan is thousands of miles away from campus, the recent earthquake and tsunami that struck the country has had effects which are being felt throughout the world. According to recent reports, as many as 19,000 to 22,000 people have been reported dead or […]

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News at a Glance

News

By Sarah Masker Elm Staff Writer 1.) The zombies are already taking over. Or, at least that’s what it looks like on Highway 160 near Fort Mill, South Carolina. Electronic signs, which normally report traffic conditions or crashes, recently informed drivers of “Zombies Ahead.” Others suggested that drivers “Watch for Hunters” and “Be alert for […]

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