Literary House Welcomes Poet, Librarian, Alumna as New Assistant Director

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By Elizabeth Ransom Senior Writer Lindsay Lusby is still settling into her office. Its most striking feature so far is a blue typewriter sitting on a small desk by the window- a Royal Futura 800 typewriter from 1958, which Lusby has named Hermione for its slightly mysterious magic margins” buttons. Lusby replaces Kathryn Bursic as […]

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Internship Fair Highlights Student Achievement at WC

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By Allison Davis Elm Staff Writer While some students were sleeping in on Saturday morning, many were attending the events on campus during Fall Family Weekend. One of the events that was offered was a student panel on internships. Dean Andrea Lange led the session, while students Evan O’Leary, Megan McCurdy, Oliver O’Connor, Jade Walter, […]

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Professional Irish Actor Brings Beckett, Joyce to Life

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By Meaghan Menzel Literary House Beat Reporter It’s not every day you get a chance to meet an actor who’s worked for the theatre, radio, and television. Washington College had this opportunity Wednesday, Sept. 19. Professional Irish actor Barry McGovern visited the Rose O’Neil Literary House to read works by William Butler Yeats, James Joyce, […]

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First Year Book Author’s Talk Offers ‘Decisive Point’ About Leadership

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By Tori Muir Elm Staff Writer Nathaniel Fick’s “One Bullet Away,” an intellectual retelling of one man’s experience in the Iraqi War, seemed to be fairly popular among the incoming freshmen class at Washington College this year. The author came to campus Sept. 20 to discuss leadership. The talk, entitled “One Bullet Away: Leadership Lessons […]

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Crunchable Offers Alumni ‘Soft Place to Land’

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By Meaghan Menzel Literary House Beat Reporter The Rose O’Neil Literary House hosted the reading from the online alumni blog, the Crunchable on Friday, Sept. 14. Seven alumni read pieces they wrote at various times and answered questions from current students. Dr. Jehanne Dubrow, director of the Lit House, said this event was “exactly what […]

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Jason’s Top Five NFL Games: Week 3

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By Jason Bryden Elm Senior Writer Philadelphia (2-0) at Arizona (2-0) Not many people expected this to be a matchup of two undefeated teams, but that is the case on Sunday out in suburban Phoenix as the Eagles travel west to play the Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium in a battle of undefeated […]

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McAul-lifted to Victory: FH Beats Hopkins for First Time Since ‘05

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By Tim Marcin Elm Sports Editor After falling to St. Mary’s College 1-0 in a heartbreaking loss, the Washington College field hockey team wanted a win in the worst way. That win was likely not going to come easily however. Their next opponent was conference rival Johns Hopkins, a team that has plagued WC field […]

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Under Pressure: Shorewomen Down IU, Get Big Win

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By Taylor Konyk Elm Staff Writer Passion, heart, composure—that’s what you’ll see when you watch the Washington College Shorewomen take the soccer field. Late Wednesday night, the Shorewomen shutout the Immaculata Mighty Macs in a game that appeared mostly one-sided. Pitted against a desperate team, the Shorewomen responded and found the score sheet 51 minutes […]

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Previously in Sports: Historic NFL Football Edition

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By Rachel Puglia Elm Staff Writer On Sept. 21, 1997, for the third time in team history, and the first since 1974, the New England Patriots started the season 4-0 with a 31-3 victory over the Chicago Bears. On Sept. 13, 1987, the New England Patriots become first NFL team to have its games on […]

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SEA Dedicated to Serving Eastern Shore, and Enjoying It

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By Tori Mier Elm Staff Writer Despite growing awareness, promoting environmental concerns often seems like an endeavor better suited for big organizations or prolific individuals. However, every small action is another step towards creating a better, healthier, and cleaner environment, and WC is avidly participating in these efforts through the Student Environmental Alliance (SEA.) Dedicated […]

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