Greetings From Ireland: Not Such a Culture Shock

Student Life

By Megan McCurdy Foreign Correspondent I find the term culture shock a bit misleading. Before leaving the states and upon arrival in the Emerald Isle, I’d been warned that sooner or later all international students would experience it. The way I’d heard it described, I was expecting a minor breakdown over something or other followed […]

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This Week in Greek: “Big and Little”

Student Life

By Paige Kube Copy Editor All Greek organizations are still recovering after their hard work during recruitment and rush. All are now spending time together with the new members of their family and getting to know each other a little bit better. Last week brought new additions to the families within Alpha Omicron Pi. Big-Little […]

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Pi Lambda Theta: Busy Bees this Spring

Student Life

By Stacie Bosley Elm Staff Writer For most students, spring-time means enjoying the sunshine on the campus green in the name of stress relief. For the members of Pi Lambda Theta, the Education Honor Society here at Washington College, spring-time means community. Spring is the society’s busiest season, and they plan on making this spring’s […]

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Previously In Sports: Black History Month

Sports

By Rachel Puglia Elm Staff Writer Although February is the shortest of the 12 months of the year it is full of important dates. Among them are Groundhog Day, Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine’s Day, and President’s Day, but since the year 1979, the entire month of February has also been known as Black History Month. […]

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Both men’s and women’s tennis start their year

Sports

By Koppany Jordan Elm Staff Writer With spring in the air and the weather warming up, the bleak winter will be over giving birth to the spring sports season. For many athletes in sports such as baseball, lacrosse, and tennis, the anticipation for the spring season has been great. Hoping to prove themselves on the […]

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Swimming prepares for final and most important meet

Sports

By Taylor Konyk Elm Staff Writer This is it. The Washington College Shoremen have one more week to train before they test their strength against the much anticipated Champs. Champs will be held Feb. 22, 23, and 24 at Franklin and Marshall. Though they aren’t the only team, WC has participated in an invitation earlier […]

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Women’s Lax Opens With Big Win

Sports

By Tim Marcin Elm Sports Editor You couldn’t ask for a better beginning to a season. It is always nice to dominate a game, but to do so in the first game of the year is truly impressive. If the women’s lacrosse team had any rust, it didn’t show as they beat St. Joseph’s College […]

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The Political Party of the Future

Columns, Opinion

By Kevin Lair Staff Columnist The very nature of America’s two-party system perpetuates political feuding, but today’s Congress is arguably more polarized than at any time since the Civil War. According to Gallup opinion polling, Americans gave Congress an all-time-low 15 percent annual approval rating in 2012. Americans abhor this extremist and dysfunctional political atmosphere, […]

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End of the Fall Out: The Return of a Legend

Columns, Opinion

By Jeremy Quintin Staff Columnist I’ve been asked to write about Fall Out Boy due to their recent reformation and announcement of a new album, which they plan to release on April 16. There is only one issue with me writing this article. I know very little if hardly anything about FOB. I haven’t listened […]

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Exercise Your Rights: A Guide to Your Non-Violent Protests

Columns, Opinion

By Dana Panczenko Staff Columnist As a citizen of the United States, I am very aware of my right to be a part of a peaceful assembly, granted to me under the First Amendment of the Constitution, although I might be one of the few Americans crazy enough to exercise this right on a regular […]

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