Today’s Challenge of Immigration Reform

Columns, Opinion

By Chris Cronin Staff Columnist Despite the near-continuous mudslinging that defines this electoral cycle, immigration has been sidelined. While both candidates have mainly focused on the economy, the issue of our borders has been largely out of the press. This is somewhat surprising for several reasons. Firstly, while President Barack Obama has, like Senator Mitt […]

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Letter to the Editor: A Call for Equality and Accuracy

Letters, Opinion

Dear Editor, I will begin this response writing not as a Democrat or a Republican, but as a member of the Washington College community who feels she has been underrepresented. Usually, the Elm does a fairly good job bringing to light the opinions of everyone on campus. However, in this week’s issue, I felt quite […]

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We’re All A Little “Boxy” Here: Individualism at Washington

Columns, Opinion

By Kim-Vi Sweetman Staff Columnist “I think this campus is getting weirder,” said a random guy last week as I was walking out of Hodson Hall. This comment may or may not have been aimed in my general direction, as I was wearing a fedora with a large feather, tall black boots, and a vest. […]

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The Chic Choice: Spring weather to sweater weather

Lifestyle

By Grace Arenas Copy Editor Ah, fall- it means changing leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, and most importantly, a whole new wardrobe to embrace. However, this is Maryland, which means for the next few comfortably-in-the-70s weeks, we won’t be swapping sundresses for sweaters just yet. Sophomore Sydney Sznajder has her strategy for transitioning from summer to […]

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Gettin’ Down with Long Distance

Lifestyle

By Kristen Hammond Staff Columnist Absence makes the heart grow fonder, except when it doesn’t. This week, I’m in an interesting situation. A good friend of mine’s not-so-official long distance relationship ended, while another friend is struggling with her longtime long distance relationship. This made me think about all the freshmen who are here with […]

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Childish Gambino: from stand-up to sold out shows

Lifestyle

By Susanna Comfort Staff Writer We all have varying mental images at the mention of Miley Cyrus. Once popular for her hit TV show “Hannah Montana,” she quickly outgrew that role and chose to begin a music career. Regardless of your opinion of Miley writhing in a bird cage while wailing “I can’t be tamed” […]

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Chestertown’s game industry: Sweetens up with Sugar Pill Studios

Lifestyle

By Tye Van Horn Staff Writer The world of gaming is an expensive one, not only for the consumer but also for the producer. What has to be kept in mind when you frown at the $60 fee for most new games is that the average video game production budget in 2000 was over five […]

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The History of Forbidden Love

Lifestyle

By Val Dunn Staff Writer As promotion for the final -thank goodness- installment of the Twilight movies begins to infiltrate my life, I have to wonder why I must continue to endure the franchise. Why was the book series popular in the first place? The answer is quite simple and perhaps less cynical than I […]

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Campus, Public Safety on the Rocks About Underage Drinking

News

By Charles Logan Elm Staff Writer Alcohol on a college campus is not an uncommon sight, and there are always underaged students getting in trouble for participating. In the four weeks since classes have started, there have been many alcohol related incidents involving Public Safety and medical amnesty. One of these cases involved medical amnesty […]

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WC Basketball Coach Goes Hollywood

News

By BJ Poss Elm Staff Writer On Oct. 19 Washington College’s head basketball coach Robert Nugent will be trading in his clipboard and tennis shoes for a movie script and video camera. Last season, when WC traveled to Gettysburg to play the Bullets during senior day, history was made. When senior Cory Weissman stepped to […]

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