Why I Relay

Student Life

Emily Evans ‘16 Relay for Life Member Cancer is something that touches everyone. The people who I have Relayed for in the past were friends of my parents who I may have only met once or twice. I Relayed for them because I saw how it affected my parents and how it made them feel, […]

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WE WIN! Shoremen win War on the Shore in thrilling fashion, 7-6

Sports

In the biggest game of the year the Shoremen came up huge. Briefly trailing by three goals and the game seemingly almost out of reach, the men’s lacrosse came back to beat Salisbury 7-6 to win the War on the Shore. The four goal storm in the fourth quarter provided, by far, the most thrilling […]

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Softball Splits: Win one, lose one, by score of 4-3 against Swarthmore Garnet

Sports

By Tim Marcin Elm Sports Editor When the softball team took on the Swarthmore Garnet in a doubleheader on Tuesday, the two teams were even in just about every way possible. They split the games, each team picking up a conference win. Both games ended with a 4-3 score, meaning each team managed to score […]

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Sports Editor’s Goodbye

Sports

By Tim Marcin Elm Sports Editor Saying goodbye to The Elm is a lot like saying goodbye to braces. Let me explain. When you first get braces you are excited by the possibilities—all the different color combinations and a brand new look. Then reality sets in and you face hurts like hell, chicken nuggets are […]

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Sailing heartbreak and thrill over weekend at MAISA competitions

Sports

By Tim Marcin Elm Sports Editor Sailing felt a little heartbreak and a little thrill this past weekend. At the America Trophy, the MAISA Spring Co-Ed Dinghy Championships, the team placed ninth out of 18 teams. This is heartbreaking because the top eight teams advance to nationals, leaving Washington College just out of the qualifying […]

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Maegan’s Last Column: Farewell to The Elm Readers and Writers

Opinion

Maegan Clearwood Editor-in-Chief I thought I was done with journalism when I graduated high school. Being editor of our newspaper had sucked my senior year dry; I was looking forward to four peaceful years of drama productions and club meetings and creative writing workshops – and then The Elm reeled me in as a copy […]

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Ag-Gag Laws Catalyst for Animal Rights

Opinion

Amanda Eldreth Staff Columnist In 2011, the push for bills to prohibit undercover videos of factory farms for the purpose of exposing animal abuse resurfaced after 11 years. The first signing of a similar bill occurred in 1990 by three states: Kansas, Montana, and North Dakota. These “ag-gag” laws all seek to criminalize the making […]

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Now is Not the Time to Give in to Terror: Reaction to Boston Bombing

Columns, Opinion

Chris Cronin Staff Columnist On Monday, a shocking and deplorable terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon left three people dead and over a hundred injured. Blood literally covered the streets as the injured littered the blast site. Ordinary people found themselves performing feats of heroism. Former Patriots linebacker Joe Andruzzi shrugged off the possibility of […]

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Time to Take Back America From Political Parties

Columns, Opinion

Kevin Lair Staff Columnist We spend so much time fighting for democracy in faraway nations and over massive bodies of water that we neglect the very anti-democratic, freedom-ripping leaders who plague our nation. Rather than eradicate these threats to our liberties, we glorify them, envy them, fundraise and vote for them. Our political parties frighten […]

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I Hear What You Did There: Assessing Situations and Avoiding Assumptions

Columns, Opinion

Jeremy Quintin Staff Columnist In a recent EDM competition to remix dubstep artist Zomboy’s new single, “Here to Stay,” an artist who goes by the name SM0R3S submitted a remix that gained some controversy amongst the voters. When uploaded, each remix when uploaded is presented with its waveform which, simply put, is a visual representation […]

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