Students Say Farewell to Favorite Chestertown Sit-Downs, Bakeries

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By Paige Kube Copy Editor When the tastes of Hodson Hall become too mundane, students resort to the limited off-campus dining opportunities. However, this year has seen numerous in-town favorites close, despite student patronage. The first of these closings took place on September 21, when the Washington Square said goodbye to the Village Bakery and […]

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Gillin Named One of “Best 300 Professors”

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By Emily Blackner News Editor Whether hiking the hills of England or standing behind a podium in Daly, Dr. Richard Gillin puts students first. The long-time Washington College professor has been recognized as one of the country’s 300 best professors by the Princeton Review. The Princeton Review initially considered 42,000 professors for inclusion in its […]

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Tuition Hike: Reiss Explains, Students Respond

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By Andrea Clarke Elm Staff Writer This past February, Washington College President Mitchell Reiss sent out a campus-wide email as well as a printed letter to members of the WC community explaining the need to increase student fees by 4.3 percent for the 2012-2013 academic year. This amount, which “[brings] the average total cost for […]

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Hillel Dedication Ceremony Unites Community, Campus in Fellowship

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By Leland Fiegel Web Manager The Roy P. and Nan Ans Hillel House was dedicated at an event this past Friday. The dedication featured remarks from Washington College President Mitchell Reiss, Hillel CEO Wayne L. Firestone, WC Hillel President and junior Ashley Carol-Fingerhut. Rabbi Peter E. Hyman delivered the invocation. The program also included a […]

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Previously in Sports…: A whole lot of Michael Jordan

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By Rachel Puglia Elm Staff Writer On April 20, 1986, Michael Jordan scored an NBA-playoff record 63 points at Boston against the Celtics. Larry Bird, in the post-game press conference, went on to remark, “That was God disguised as Michael Jordan.” On April 20, 1994, the Detroit Red Wings evened their playoff series, 1-1, with […]

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KICK Film Festival to Screen Basketball Films at The Garfield

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CHESTERTOWN, MD- As part of the new KICK Film Festival, the theme of basketball takes center stage for the evening’s programming at the Garfield April 22. As a tribute to the winning seasons for Washington College and Kent County High School, KICK will be presenting the classic basketball masterpiece “Hoop Dreams” which critic Roger Ebert […]

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Hockey Fights: Crossing the Line?

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By Rachel Puglia Elm Staff Writer The National Hockey League, like any other athletic organization, has a rulebook. However, it has one rule that is generally frowned upon in other sports: fighting. Unlike other sports, in hockey fighting is allowed—well, sort of. Ice hockey is an extremely physical sport. You can’t watch a hockey game […]

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Rowers Highly Motivated: Hard work pays off in a series of close calls

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By Sam Gross Elm Staff Writer If there’s a team on this campus that really defines the word dedication, it has to be the men and women’s rowing teams. All our sports, of course, are amazingly dedicated, but for as long and hard as this team practices and competes, it can only be true dedication […]

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A Fresh Column: Living Naturally at WC

Lifestyle

By Maddie Zins Elm Staff Writer What does it actually mean to live naturally? We hear the term thrown around a lot, maybe with reckless abandon of the literal definition. Natural has to do with our interactions with the Earth–being mindful of nature. Living is more or less self-explanatory. But the definition doesn’t stop there; […]

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Shoremen Speak: The April Home Stretch

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By Kay Wicker Elm Columnist Over the course of a week I find that I have an article due by Tuesday, at least two papers and a short story due by Wednesday, and an exam or two thrown in the mix by Friday. Not to mention, I have extracurricular activities demanding what little free time […]

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