A Wayfarer in the Land: Adventures in the Amazon

Student Life

Since June 25, I’ve been on 10 airplanes, which is more than some people have been on in their entire life. If I had a dollar for every time someone called me a world traveler, maybe I could actually afford all of my trips. This past weekend I took a break from Quito, the capital […]

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“A Feast to Say the Least:” 2012 Crab Feast Largest to Date

Student Life

By Ian Briggs and Allison Davis Elm Staff Writers Crab Feast is one of the largest annual party/fund raising events at Washington College and in the Kent County community. This year, it was sponsored by the brothers of Phi Delta Theta and helped support the ALS Association, in the fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease; a […]

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What to Watch Week 4: Jason’s Five Must See NFL Games

Sports

By Jason Bryden Elm Senior Writer New England (1-2) at Buffalo (2-1) A pivotal game in the AFC East takes place on Sunday as the Patriots travel west on I-90 to suburban Buffalo to play the Bills in Orchard Park. Buffalo currently sits one game ahead of New England in the standings. New England could […]

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Previously in Sports…

Sports

By Rachel Puglia Elm Staff Writer The Tampa Bay Devil Rays are a young team in Major League Baseball. On Sept. 26, 1995, the Devil Rays signed their first player, Adam Sisk. Sisk is a 6-4, right-handed pitcher from Edison Community College in Fort Myers, Fla. The Rays did not actually participate in any regular […]

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Tough Break: Shorewomen Fall During Homecoming Weekend

Sports

By Taylor Konyk Elm Staff Writer It’s Saturday afternoon, and Fall Family Weekend. It’s the Waterfront Festival—It’s Homecoming. As parents arrive in Chestertown to witness a glimpse of the Washington College experience, the scheduled sports events have already begun. The Washington College Shorewomen would battle the Gettysburg Bullets in a 4 p.m. matinee. With much […]

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International Man of History: Brit Gabriel Sparks WC to First Win Over G’Burg Since ‘03

Sports

By Tim Marcin Elm Sports Editor It didn’t take long for George Gabriel to make a splash on the men’s soccer team. The junior exchange student from the University of Hull in England scored in his first appearance in a pre-season scrimmage. Gabriel’s regular season splash took only a bit longer—he made his presence known […]

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Heritage or Racism: The Confederate Flag

Columns, Opinion

By Ian Briggs Staff Columnist Few symbols are more hated and loved than the Confederate flag. Its meaning has shifted over the past 150 years and continues to change. Walk around campus and you can see the occasional Confederate flag on the pocket of a shirt or hanging in a dorm room. The question is […]

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Paul Reed Smith Band Blends Genres Smoothly at Concert

Columns, Opinion

By Jeremy Quintin Staff Columnist This past Friday, the Paul Reed Smith Band, also known as the PRS Band, performed out on Martha Washington Square for Fall Family Weekend. Having returned to Chestertown numerous times in the past 10 or so years, it is just recently that the band has come to perform twice right […]

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Human Enhancements are Mankind’s Future

Columns, Opinion

By Ian Barry Staff Columnist Medical science has come a long way in the past 20 years. Diseases that were once thought unassailable have become treatable and manageable. Gene therapy has recovered from its setbacks and is showing promise in curing a number of diseases. Prosthetics have developed from what was essentially a shoe on […]

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Today’s Challenge of Immigration Reform

Columns

By Kyle Sepe Staff Columnist Many generations have come to America for various reasons, but they are all united by one common objective: to seek a better life. We have the freedom and opportunity to pursue our own American dream. It is this immense notion that attracts law-abiding immigrants to become American citizens. While the […]

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