Alumni Team Recognizes Veterans

News

By Paige Kube Elm Staff Writer The Awards Committee of the Washington College Alumni Association seeks to recognize the service of WC alumni by compiling a list of past and current students that served in the military wartime. For years WC has kept careful track of the activities of previous students such as Sophie Kerr […]

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WC Advances With New VP

News

By Emily Blackner Copy Editor After a lengthy search, this spring semester Washington College will be welcoming a new vice president for college advancement, Mrs. Gretchen Dwyer. Dwyer comes to WC from a position as senior director of campaign and leadership giving for Bennington College, and she previously served as director of development and alumni […]

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Dream Share Project Films Documentary, Shares with WC

Student Life

By Kim Uslin Elm Staff Writer Believe it or not, life after WC does exist. The goal of your years spent here are to realize those dreams and passions, and to gain the tools that will one day make them a reality.The Career Center, Student Events Board, and C.V. Starr Center recently collaborated to bring […]

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Reagan’s Dirty Trick and the Drinking Age

Opinion

By Chris Cronin Elm Staff Writer At 21, the United States of America has the highest legal drinking age in the world. With the exception of Sri Lanka and some portions of India, the only other countries that share such a limit are either American dependencies, like Guam, or countries with a sizeable Muslim population. […]

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Documentary Celebrates 100 Years of WC Bball

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By Paige Kube Elm Staff Writer Chestertown filmmaker Kurt Kolaja is going where no sports media thinks it is necessary. The unrecognized reality of NCAA’s Division III basketball is finally illuminated through the 2011-2012 Washington College men’s basketball season. In his web documentary series entitled “A Season in Division III Basketball,” Kolaja highlights the amount […]

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“Why I Relay. . .”

Student Life

“I joined Relay for Life because of my grandfather, who died from Lung Cancer when I was six years old. Then just two months ago my mother had a small skin cancer tumor removed, but fortunately it was the most common and least dangerous type, Basal Cell Carcinoma. My paternal grandmother has been living for […]

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I Hate It Here: A Response to Lit House Changes

Opinion

By Will Malkus Elm Staff Writer So, the Lit House. You don’t care, right? And when I say “you,” I’m referring to the vast majority of our campus, not the entirety of it, but the fact is, you don’t. Now, of course there are people who care; they’re the Lit House kids, right? But I […]

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Charlie Glowacki: WC Remembers

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By Maegan Clearwood News Editor This Tuesday evening, Tawes Theater was filled with memories, friends, and laughter in honor of Charlie Glowacki, a previous Washington College student who passed away suddenly a week ago. Although Glowacki was only a student for a year, his impact on those around him was long-lasting. Dean of Students Sarah […]

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Harvey, Antonio Lead Conference

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By Rebecca String Elm Staff Writer Business professor Dr. Michael Harvey and senior Andrew Antonio will host a leadership workshop as a part of the National Collegiate Leadership Conference (NCLC) at the University of Arizona in Tuscon during the spring semester. The NCLC is a student-led organization dedicated to teaching young students how to be […]

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Winter Break-in Suspects Charged

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By Maegan Clearwood News Editor After a careful eight-month investigative collaboration between Washington College Public Safety and the Kent Bureau of Investigation, three suspects have been charged with breaking into seven dorm buildings last winter break. According to Howard Eveland, detective with the Kent Bureau of Investigation, two of the suspects charged are adults, and […]

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