Grass Clippings: Going Green is More than Granola

Lifestyle

By Maddie Zins Staff Columnist The definition of “living naturally” is often under great scrutiny because of the ambiguity surrounding what fits into it. My personal view is a very simple one: do no harm. The trickiness of carrying this mindset out comes from applying it to all areas of my life and not just […]

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Quirkiness Comes to the Small Screen in the form of Deschanel

Lifestyle

By Susanna Comfort Staff Writer One mention of the cute, quirky, blue-eyed Zooey Deschanel and all the ears in a room will perk up. As an actress, singer-songwriter, and blogger, she has charmed audiences large and small. Some may remember her as the enigmatic Summer Finn in the indie comedy film 500 Days of Summer […]

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Fashionable Words to the Wise

Lifestyle

By Grace Arenas Copy Editor Edgy or conservative, dressy or casual, girly or grunge- no matter how different styles vary, the fun of fashion is that there are no set rules for any style. You can stroll around campus in head-to-toe black or as a bedazzled, be-feathered, be-whatevered spectacle and as long as it’s a […]

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Flick or Treat: Tune into these Unconventional Halloween Hits

Lifestyle

By Cara Murray and Rosie Mujica Elm Staff Writers Halloween – a time of thrills, chills, and treats. While the season may mean a time to revel in monsters, ghosts, and costumes, films are a great way to be festive without fuss. There is a deluge of Halloween movies designed to “vamp” up your heartbeat, […]

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Shoremen Speak: Pass the Time with a Childhood Past-Time

Lifestyle

By Kay Wicker Lifestyle Editor One thing I miss about high school—believe me it’s a very short list—is that I had the time to read for leisure. Seriously though, I used to read on average three books a month if I was taking my time. I miss being able to curl up around 9p.m. and […]

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A Class Designed for Travelers

Student Life

By Allison Davis Elm Staff Writer The Chesapeake Semester is filled with hands-on experience, connecting ideas from the classroom to nature excursions. Students are selected to join the program and study the history, ecology, and culture of the Chesapeake Bay through this interdisciplinary program from the Center for Environment & Society at Washington College. The […]

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Floors of Horrors, Middle Haunted House Success

Student Life

By Hannah Kebede Elm Staff Writer Saturday night a portal from the underworld opened up beneath WC, allowing creatures from the darkest reaches of science fiction, Disney and the internet to invade Middle Hall. Strangely enough, this sort of supernatural event happens every year in the arts housing dorm. They call it the Middle Hall […]

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This Week in Greek: Games Kick Off a Busy Week for the Greeks

Student Life

By Allison Davis Elm Staff Writer Fraternities and sororities came together to compete against each other in the Greek Games last week. Some of the events were potato sack races, three-legged races, ultimate Frisbee, Tug-of-War, and cornhole. Phi Delta Theta Fraternity won overall for fraternities and Alpha Omicron Pi won overall for sororities. Everyone was […]

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WC GIS Earns Prestigious National Academic Award

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By Aubrey Hastings Student Life Editor Washington College has been placed among the nation’s best and brightest of the geospatial intelligence tradecraft. A select group of GIS Interns recently attended the GEOINT Symposium 2012 in Orlando, Fla. where their innovative work has been recognized as superior in their field. WC GIS received the 2012 Academic […]

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True Stories Voiced in ‘War Stories’ Premiere

News

By Charles Logan Elm Staff Writer The Washington College drama department is well known for its enthusiasm as well as its creativity. For this fall’s production, “War Stories,” director Dale Daigle is taking a completely original performance from real life stories. “‘War Stories’ is a collection of stories, all true, that deal with the new […]

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