Girls on Fire, Again: WSOC hot on the field, not a bus

Sports

By Chris Koch Elm Staff Writer The Washington College Women’s soccer team had a big week as they were undefeated in 2 games versus Centennial Conference opponents. On Wednesday, the Shorewomen defeated Ursinus College for the first time since 2002 when junior Brittany Weaver scored off a corner kick in the final five minutes of […]

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Volleyball Dominates Ursinus at Home

Sports

By Tim Marcin Elm Sports Editor There was never much of a doubt this past Wednesday when the Shorewomen volleyball team took on the Ursinus Bears at home. WC hit a stellar .308 as a team and comfortably earned the win 25-16, 25-19, 25-17. The Shorewomen have won three conference matches this season (Ursinus, Gettysburg […]

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Previously in Sports

Sports

By Rachel Puglia Elm Staff Writer On Oct. 29, 1989, safety Erik McMillan of the New York Jets tied the NFL record, held by many, for most fumble-return touchdowns in a season when two weeks after he had a 74-yard return TD at New Orleans, he had a 45-yard return score against San Francisco. On […]

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Historic FH Win

Sports

By Tim Marcin Elm Sports Editor The field hockey squad has made it a habit to win in overtime. In fact, they have amassed four wins in OT in 2012. The most recent OT win however, was far from the norm for the program. On Wednesday WC beat Ursinus College 3-2 in overtime at Roy […]

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Jason’s Top Five: What NFL games to watch, including: the Patriots playing across the pond

Sports

By Jason Bryden Elm Senior Writer New England (4-3) vs. St. Louis (3-4) at London (1 p.m. – Chs. 13 and 16) The annual London contest happens this week as the Patriots and Rams travel across the pond to play at Wembley Stadium in London as the Rams will be the home team for this […]

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Courtesy, Respect, and Sexuality: Discrimination and The Boys Scouts of America

Columns, Opinion

“Be a leader, but, lead only towards the best.…We have too many who use their strength and their brains to exploit others and to gain selfish ends. I charge you to be among those who dedicate their skills and ability to the common good.” –Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout Charge As last week’s issue […]

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False Foundations: Part One, Discovery

Columns, Opinion

By Chris Cronin Staff Columnist Virtually every people have a creation myth—the story of the beginning of the world and how it came to be peopled. Through a symbolism-laden narrative, ancient humans tried to explain the unexplainable: their purpose, the proof that humanity was a special creature and not just an unusually hairless mammal. In […]

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In Opposition of Animal Testing: ‘Subjects of Life Should Never be Treated as a Resource’

Columns, Opinion

By Amanda Eldreth Staff Columnist While it may be difficult to dispute some of the medical advances made with animal research, it needs to be recognized that many tests that have proved successful in animals have turned out to be harmful to humans. Disregarding the notion that it’s called testing for a reason, no amount […]

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The Unsung Heros of WC’s Academic World

Editorials, Opinion

This September, Washington College staff and faculty members received an email with the glowing news that, for the first time in several years, a pay raise would be implemented. However for a many professors, one jarring detail dragged their reaction to the memorandum from excitement to disappointment: “In consultation with senior staff, I have decided […]

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Social Networking and You: The Loss of Privacy in the Digital Age

Columns, Opinion

By Ian Barry Staff Columnist The panopticon was a theoretical building designed by the philosopher Jeremy Bentham, wherein every occupant could be observed at any time by a central watcher, without the occupants being able to tell whether or not they were being watched. I refer to the term because it’s similar to the situation […]

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