Goodbye America? Columnist’s Final Plea to Unite and React

Columns, Opinion

Chris Cronin Staff Columnist How many times have you turned on the TV, your favorite news website, or opened a newspaper and seen a story about “the people who are destroying America”? If you’re a hardened Democrat, you’re probably used to hearing about “the War on Women” and how social conservatives are tearing at the […]

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American Exceptionalism: ‘No one should be ashamed to label America as the greatest nation’

Columns, Opinion

Kevin Lair Staff Columnist President Ronald Reagan proclaimed, “We cannot escape our destiny, nor should we try to do so. The leadership of the free world was thrust upon us two centuries ago in that little hall of Philadelphia.” The vast majority of people worldwide recognize America’s revolutionary beginnings and understand that it is truly […]

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WC Student Charged with Assault

News

By Emma Way Senior Staff Writer Anthony Martino, a senior at Washington College, has been charged with one count of first-degree assault, one count of second-degree assault, and one count of reckless endangerment, after he allegedly struck Daniel Baxter, an off-duty state trooper, right after Baxter identified himself as a police officer. Martino turned himself […]

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Living on Campus and in Chestertown: Students and Staff Speak up about Summer Experiences

News

By Kim Uslin Senior Staff Writer After the graduation caps have been thrown and the last key has been turned in to Public Safety, Washington College may seem pretty empty. However, for many students, life at WC doesn’t end when the summer begins. Each summer, between 40-50 students live at WC for a variety of […]

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Coveney Retiring after 40 Years: WC Honors Vice-President of Admissions with Scholarship

News

By Rachel Loetzbeier Elm Staff Writer Kevin Coveney, vice president of admissions, will be retiring at the end of the semester on June 30. “I’ve done what I’m doing for 40 years now. When I started, I didn’t think I’d still be doing this. Time flies. You know when it’s time to take a break […]

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Elm Exclusive: Meet Your New VP of Admissions

News

Interview By Meaghan Menzel Literary House Beat Reporter Q: Why are you excited to come to Washington College? A: This is a fantastic institution. There’s a lot of history, a lot of potential, and I want the country and the world to know what this place has to offer and recruit some of the best […]

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News at a Glance

News

By Caitlin Steele Elm Staff Writer 1) Using a public restroom can be a scary ordeal especially if a tiger happens to be there too. Jenna Krehbiel found herself face to face with a tiger when she went to use the bathroom after the large cat show at Shrine Circus in Salina, Kan. The large […]

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“It’s time to play the Family Feud!”

Student Life

By Michael Harman Elm Staff Writer It’s time to play the Family Feud! But this time, there is no Richard Dawson to flirt with you as ponder the simple questions that plague our everyday minds such as “what do people put in their pockets?” or “what is the most common last name in the United […]

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‘Hunger Games’ Spoon Assassins

Student Life

By Hannah Kebede Elm Staff Writer As you probably already know, the popular movie “The Hunger Games” (based on the equally popular book trilogy by Suzanne Collins) is about a tyrannical government that controls the post-apocalyptic former United States by forcing children and teenagers to fight each other to the death. In a less lethal, […]

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Ricketts Named Student Employee of the Year

Student Life

By Ariel Jicha Elm Staff Writer Faculty, family and friends gathered in Litrenta Lecture Hall last Friday afternoon to recognize the hard work and dedication of Washington College students at the annual Student Employee of the Year Awards. Each year the Washington College Student Advisory Group selects a winner and three finalists during National Student […]

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