Gettin down with…good old porn

Lifestyle

By Kristen Hammond Staff Columnist Porn. It’s there. Actually, it’s everywhere. So gone are the days when boys had to steal their dad’s “Playboys” and men had to buy them from the back counter of a stop shop. Nowadays, it’s free on the internet, at this point you don’t need to give an email address. […]

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Finding Good Stories in Some Unlikely Places

Lifestyle

By Valerie Dunn Staff Writer As the semester spirals to a finish filled with deadlines, I dream of reading a book by the fire. Such was my intent over Thanksgiving break as I packed my car with laundry, homework, and a few good reads. However, when I returned home only to find that my family […]

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Age of the Geek

Lifestyle

By Cara Murray & Rosie Mujica Scene opens on a girl sitting in a local Starbucks, sipping on her grande soy chai latte. Camera zooms onto the screen of her MacBook Pro where the latest episode of “Big Bang Theory” is queued. She is clothed in a distressed comic book tee and oversized, black-rimmed, prescription-less […]

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Senior Thesis Swoops Onstage, Tackles Colossal Ideas

Lifestyle

By Kay Wicker & Maegan Clearwood Lifestyle Editor & Editor-in-Chief The lasting image from Nina Sharp’s senior directing thesis “PTERODACTYLS” was not a pterodactyl at all; it was the skeleton of a T-Rex alone in a ring of light and the ruins of a once animated, albeit dysfunctional, household. The contradiction between the title and […]

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Jason’s Top Five NFL Games: Week 13

Sports

By Jason Bryden Elm Staff Writer Minnesota (6-5) at Green Bay (7-4) – Sunday 1 p.m. (FOX Chs. 5 and 10) An hotly contested NFC North rivalry is renewed on Sunday with a lot on the line as the Minnesota Vikings travel east to Lambeau Field to play the Green Bay Packers. A win by […]

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Previously in Sports

Sports

By Rachel Puglia Elm Staff Writer The San Diego Chargers defeated the Dallas Cowboys 24-14 on Nov. 19, 1961 to clinch AFL West title with five games remaining in the season. Charger’s defensive back Charlie McNeil made the club’s 43rd pass interception during this game, a professional record. On Nov. 27, 1969, the Minnesota Vikings […]

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Young ballers learning from opening loss

Basketball, Sports

By Koppany Jordan Elm Staff Writer Filling up almost all the seats in the Cain Athletic Center student section, a crowd of fans came to supportthe 100th season for men’s basketball on Nov. 17. Having had a successful 99th season, the Shoremen came to prove that this season would be no different. Led by Coach […]

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Women’s Swimming Avoids Losing Skid, Dominates A Lesser Opponent

Sports

By Taylor Konyk Elm Staff Writer In a season of ups and downs the Washington College Shorewomen secured a routine victory over the Bryn Mawr Owls in dominating fashion. Winning 123-79, the Shorewomen swam with purpose. Despite having Bryn Mawr’s number over the years, the Shorewomen desperately needed a win to keep morale high after […]

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A Call to Write: Raise Your Voice, Make a Difference on WC Campus

Editorials, Opinion

The following is just a handful of changes we’ve seen this semester: Commuter parking regulations; a web-only yearbook; SGA club volunteer requirements; a late-night café; separating alumni and commencement weekend; weekend bus trips; a renovated library; a new system for auditing club budgets; an updated school website; a higher minimum Dean’s list GPA; and, to […]

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Inspiration Messages: Heart Warming, or a Guilt Trip?

Opinion

By Kim-Vi Sweetman Staff Columnist “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” –Scott Hamilton. Well, sure. If all you have to deal with is a cold, maybe. We’ve probably all seen this quote, or ones like it, plastered across a picture of a person. Usually these are pictures of someone with a disability […]

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