WC Armed for War on the Shore

News

By Andrea Clarke Staff News Writer On May 7, Washington College will be hosting a revolution unlike any its founding fathers ever saw. The SEB and SGA have given the annual War on the Shore a massive makeover. “This year’s War on the Shore and the subsequent after party, featuring Lil Jon and Three-6 Mafia, […]

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PEN Author Visits, Writing Awards Announced

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By Emily Blackner Elm Staff Writer Author Leila Aboulela’s reading provided students with a chance to learn more about her life and work and the importance of literature. Following the event, Rose O’Neill Literary House Director Mark Nowak announced the winners of two writing awards. Aboulela came to Washington College’s Literary House on April 25 […]

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Historic Dorm Revamped

News

By Grace Arenas News Writer This summer, Minta Martin Hall will be getting some much-needed care. According to Director of Buildings and Grounds Reid Raudenbush, the dorm’s renovations are a long time coming. “Minta is currently the only residence hall without a fire sprinkler system,” he said. “One by one, over the years as schedules […]

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Katy Perry: Destroying the Minds of America’s Youth

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Olivia Kittel Elm Columnist Why do I hate Katy Perry? Aside from her horribly auto-tuned voice, absurdly tight, bright, mismatching, and attention-whoring outfits, her contradictory “girl power” attitude, and pretty much everything else about her, I mostly hate her latest song “Last Friday Night.” The first time I ever heard this song on the radio […]

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Professor Profile: Krochmal

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By Josh Ely Elm Staff Writer Professor Aaron Krochmal does not just keep learning within the classroom walls. “A large part of learning and experience comes from outside of the classroom,” he said. Krochmal holds this philosophy to be true for not only his students teaches but for himself as well. His own education in […]

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Letter To The Editor: Student Responds to Campus Parking Conundrum

Opinion

Dear Editor, I also believe that the current parking situation is a huge mess and immediate action needs to take place to better the problems. With no policy on freshmen having cars or on the parking policy, it will be increasingly difficult, particularly since the school believes that we can sustain a larger population of […]

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Go Green On 213: Washington College Students celebrate Earth Day by showing off the creative side of recycling

Student Life

By Aubrey Hastings Student Life Editor On a “green” campus such as Washington College, the opportunities in which to better the environment seem to be endless. Students are given the opportunity to sign a “Green Pledge” to support an eco-friendly campus and live more sustainably, recycling bins are available on every floor of residence halls, […]

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Question: Does Money Buy Happiness? Answer: Yes, But Not In The Way You’re Thinking

Opinion

By Ryan Henson Opinion Editor The end is near. Just a few more precious, glee-filled weeks before the long dark plunge into the oblivion that is post grad life, or as some people might call it, “real life.” Some of you already have those silver and gold lined life rafts, sometimes called “Jobs,” to ever […]

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“Kiss Me Down South” An Evening of Music and History

Student Life

By Megan Willis Elm Staff Writer Tuesday, April 26 marked the anniversary of musician, author, and producer, Ned Sublette’s year in Chestertown. Sponsored by the English department, Sublette shared his gifts of literature and music with the student body and Chestertown community. He first arrived here last September and became the Washington College Patrick Henry […]

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The Royal Wedding: Prince William and Kate are Already a Royal Bore

Lifestyle

By Amanda Whitaker Copy Editor The Royal Wedding is taking place in London today and unlike most of the world, I am struggling to care. I am tempted to claim that the culprit behind my indifference is the glaring fact that I am not British and that I furthermore gained most of my knowledge of […]

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