Empty Your Bowls for Those Who Can’t

Student Life

By Sarah Mann Elm Staff Writer Have you heard of Empty Bowls yet? This campaign holds events throughout the country, and has been represented here at Washington College through the Service Council. Last Thursday, the Service Council helped to host an Empty Bowls dinner event that took place at the Garfield Center for the Arts […]

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You are what you eat, at least know what that is

Student Life

By Maddie Zins Elm Staff Writer Recently, a friend told me that eating “all-natural” is the antithesis (his word choice, not mine) of his view of the world and that he tries to stay away from foods that are labeled as such. I was taken aback, being the organic foodie that I am and asked […]

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Reduce, Reuse, Sculpt

Student Life

By Michael Harman Elm Staff Writer As the weather grows warmer and the trees revert back to their spring-time likeliness, people around school are beginning to feel an appreciation for nature. Not only does this time of year mean wearing shorts and T-shirts, but it also means the arrival of Earth Day. Known to many […]

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Fighting Cancer One Lap at a Time

Student Life

By Ariel Jicha Elm Staff Writer Students celebrated another successful Relay for Life effort last weekend from 6 Saturday night until 6 Sunday morning in the Johnson Lifetime Fitness Center field house. After months of planning, poster-making, fundraising, T-shirt ordering, baking, and weekly meetings, the Relay committee’s hard work finally came to fruition. By the […]

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Dancers Take the Spotlight

Student Life

By Hannah Kebede Elm Staff Writer 1969: The Vietnam War, Richard Nixon, The Beatles and the creation of the Washington College Dance Program by Professor Karen Smith. Forty-five years later, on the eve of her retirement, Smith has a chance to look back on her years as the dance professor and the artistic director for […]

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Fighting the Battle, Winning the War

Sports

By Taylor Konyk Sports Editor The day started with a certain type of anxiety that only an 11-year losing streak can explain. To the students, this was a biannual event held smack-dab in the middle of an inconvenient week. To the players, this was the moment they had been working to perfect all season long. […]

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Hellogoodbye’s Performance at WC

Columns, Opinion

By Jeremy Quintin Staff Columnist This past Friday in Cain Gym, Jocelyn Faro, Tim Meren, and synth-pop band Hellogoodbye put on a fun-filled two hour long performance open to any students on campus. For those who couldn’t make it out of some silly fear of a tornado, you missed out on a neat collision of […]

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Don’t Stop the Signal: A Final Reminder Why Research Matters

Columns, Opinion

Ian Barry Staff Columnist Over the last year I’ve had the pleasure of writing on a variety of subjects. Some may have seemed abstruse or esoteric, some banal. But the common point I wished to convey with every article was this: these things matter. Space, scientific research, human augmentation, and yes, even copyright. All these […]

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Letter to the Editor: Student Wishes For More Inclusive Campus

Letters, Opinion

Dear Editor, I’m a reclusive, commuting sophomore who’s into the subgenres of metal and alternative music. I don’t spend a lot of time on campus because I feel unrelated to other students and no sponsored events seem to be relevant to my interests. However, I want to give a shout out to Mike Liberto and […]

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How Far Will Our Hero Worship of Celebrities Go?

Columns, Opinion

Dana Panczenko Staff Columnist Commentary on Justin Bieber’s Visit to Anne Frank House and His Fans’ Reactions There are very few celebrities that I care about less than Justin Bieber. Normally, I just tune out the barrage of news stories surrounding his success, his failures, his breakup with Selena Gomez, and more inane details of […]

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