Sex and the Chester: “Almost” Carrie

Lifestyle

By Alyssa Velazquez Elm Staff Writer I had a thought today: What if I had never written for this newspaper? That thought then extended to what if I had never been accepted to Washington College and met the friends I have met? The laughs, stumbles, and tears would have never happened. It left me numb […]

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Paul Reed Smith Band to Jam Out in Gibson

Student Life

CHESTERTOWN, MD—World-renowned guitar manufacturer Paul Reed Smith and the Paul Reed Smith Band will perform at Washington College on Friday evening, April 27. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at Decker Theatre in the Gibson Center for the Arts. Smith will also hold a master class for WC students that Friday afternoon. The Paul […]

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Tribeca Films Founder to Speak at Commencement

Student Life

CHESTERTOWN, MD—Renowned film producer Jane Rosenthal, co-founder of Tribeca Productions and the Tribeca Film Festival, will address the graduates at Washington College’s 229th Commencement on Sunday, May 20. She also will receive an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree during the ceremony, which begins at 10:30 a.m. on the campus lawn. The College will bestow […]

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I Hate It Here: So Long and Thanks for the Fish

Columns, Opinion

By Will Malkus Radio Editor Well guys, it’s been quite a ride. This is the last issue of The Elm for the year, which means it is also the last time I’ll be writing a column for it. “I Hate It Here” isn’t going to end, but that’s another story. You’ll see next year. But […]

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Do We Really Need Four More Years of Obama?

Columns, Opinion

By Kyle Sepe Elm Staff Writer Ronald Reagan once said, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling […]

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Dispelling Misconceptions About Metalcore Music

Columns, Opinion

By Amanda Eldreth Elm Staff Writer Jeremy Quintin has taken it upon himself to offer his opinion on dubstep and other various music genres. This week, I want to focus on metalcore. Without getting too specific, metalcore involves screaming along with clean lyrics and multiple breakdowns to provide the listener with an eargasmic experience in […]

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Learn to Love Your Body and Love Yourself

Columns, Opinion

By Kim-Vi Sweetman Elm Staff Writer Can we first all agree that America – and the world as a whole – has some serious issues with body image? It’s not just with girls all the time, either. Both sexes can be held to ridiculous standards in terms of weight, height, and overall general appearance. Most […]

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Invaluable Study Abroad Opportunities At WC

Columns, Opinion

By Allison Schoenauer Elm Staff Writer When I was looking at colleges in high school, I had three requirements: my college had to be in a warm climate, it had to offer the subjects I was interested in, and it had to have a strong study abroad program. Washington College had two of the three, […]

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Editorial: Thanks for A Memorable Year

Editorials, Opinion

By Natalie Butz Editor-in-Chief I have so many people to thank for my wonderful experience as Editor-in-Chief. So instead of listing off what I learned this year, I would like to dedicate my final editorial to thanking the people who made my tenure so incredible. To Maegan, Lindsay, Emily, Katie T., Amanda W., Aubrey, Tim, […]

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News at a Glance

News

By Sarah Masker Copy Editor 1.) The Philippines recently held a race studded with man-made obstacles, but the real fun for the runners came from the mass of “zombies.” The survival-themed 5K race in Laguna Province was an event for 5,000 people who had to dodge the 200 dressed as post-apocalyptic zombies. The actors hid […]

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