The Elm’s Going Out Guide

Student Life

Chestertown may not be the bustling busy streets of D.C. or Philly, but please refrain from casting hasty judgments on what this colonial town has to offer. As freshmen, it’s easy to stay on campus, barely venutring off to discover everything the town around has to offer. As experienced Chestertownians, we Elm-ers have made a […]

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Insider Tips on Surviving Your First Year at WC: The Lowdown on Laundry, Meals, and Parking

News

Laundry: Laundry cards are available for purchase in the bookstore Reload your card in Hodson Student Center with cash – An ATM is available in Hodson Don’t leave your laundry sitting in washer or dryer for an extended period of time If you need a washer or dryer and none are available, wait at least […]

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What’s Your Fantasy? Five major ‘don’ts’ of fantasy football as NFL season kicks off

Sports

By Tim Marcin Elm Sports Editor So Washington College sports have not begun, the NFL regular season has not begun and baseball is in the lull before playoffs. What is there to do? Prepare for fantasy football of course, that’s why it was invented in the first place. Preparing for fantasy football is tricky though. […]

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Sports at a Glance: A quick preview of Goose Nation fall games

Sports

By Tim Marcin Elm Sports Editor School is back in session. Fall sports, however, have been back at it for more than a week now. With the whirlwind of classes beginning and the school-year getting into full swing, it can be hard to keep up with what is going on in the world of sports. […]

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Native Marylander Returns for ‘Dream Job’ with OSA

News

By Elizabeth Ransom Senior Writer College students cannot live on intellectual sustenance alone. Someone has to host the parties. Fortunately for students here, Washington College puts the Office of Student Activities (OSA) in charge of fostering a lively social scene. The new Director of Student Activities, Heather Morris, started work in the OSA on Aug […]

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World-Class Arrivals: First-year Students Unite as One of WC’s Most Diverse Incoming Classes

News

By Emily Blackner and Lindsay Haislip News Editors The incoming Washington College Class of 2016 finally arrived on campus this week, bringing (in addition to many boxes and bags) a strong group of diverse students to kick off the 2012-2013 academic year. The new class brings 403 new faces to campus out of the total […]

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Consumers Suffer the Consequences of Record Labels’ Shouting Match

Columns, Opinion

By Jeremy Quintin Staff Columnist I produced an album over this past break, and it was no easy achievement. Spending five hours a day in the studio known as my bedroom with prolonged headphone use lead to stir-crazy tendencies and unhealthy habits. Yet the daunting task of production seems worth it to musicians looking to […]

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The Summer Paradox: You Can’t Really Do it All

Columns, Opinion

By Allison Schoenauer Senior Staff Writer Summer is a time for beaches, picnics, tans, bad reality TV and relaxation. It can also be a massive waste of time. All that relaxing on the beach and working on your tan could have been used to work on a resumé. What I’m saying isn’t news. Most students […]

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Grades, Sleep and Social Life: Does college let you have it all?

Columns, Opinion

By Katie Tabeling Opinion Editor Every college student has heard of the old saying: “Grades, sleep and social life. Pick two.” If you haven’t, welcome to Washington College. I’ll be the first to tell you that it is true. Now let me tell you a little secret that I wish I knew when I was […]

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Risky Business at WC

Columns, Opinion

You’re probably terrified right now. Well, maybe terrified isn’t the right word. Anxious, unsettled, hesitant, nauseous, nervous, homesick – whatever word you choose, you have some sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach, and as you’ve heard time and time again from your peer mentors, parents, friends, and counselors, it’s perfectly normal. Here’s something […]

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