Shorewomen Volleyball Suppress the Bullets in Big Win

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By Brian Klose Staff Writer This Fall Family Weekend, the WC Shorewomen volleyball team were the real homecoming queens with the straight-sets victory over the Gettysburg Bullets to propel themselves to 7-4 overall, 1-1 in the Centennial Conference. The sweep was the team’s first ever. WC started off the match with a dominant first set, […]

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The Toughest Kids on the Block

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By Taylor Konyk Sports Editor “Shoremen Pride!”—that’s what you’ll hear the Washington College Men’s Rugby club roar before each and every match. But what does it mean? This past Saturday, the Shoremen put on a performance that exemplified the chant in their miraculous 45-40 comeback victory over the DeSales Bulldogs. The day started out like […]

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Flock Grounded

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By Brian Klose Staff Writer After a hard-fought 90-minute game, the Shoremen came up short in a 1-0 loss to the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats in Saturday’s homecoming game and Centennial Conference opener. The loss ended Washington College’s four-game win streak and put the men’s soccer team at 5-2 overall, 0-1 in the conference. The […]

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Tough Loss for Shorewomen

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By Koppany Jordan Staff Writer The rain came down hard as people gathered to watch the Shorewomen face off against the Gettysburg Bullets. This would be the third game played at Roy Kirby Jr. Stadium on the Kibler Field as all the teams were making their homecoming appearances. While many fans were in the Press […]

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Homecoming Queens

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By Hailli Woo Staff Writer Saturday afternoon, the women’s field hockey team took the field against the Gettysburg Bullets for a Centennial Conference face off. The Shorewomen blew past the Bullets with a win of 4-2 at Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium. This win put the teams record at 2-4 in the Centennial […]

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Level Up: Strategy in “Spelunky”

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By Harris Allgeier Staff Columnist Back in 2008 when Derek Yu first created the modest freeware game “Spelunky,” he could scarcely have anticipated the immediate cult following it would amass. The premise of “Spelunky” was simple, control an eight-bit Indiana Jones type in his descent of a series of underground tunnels laden with traps, voracious […]

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Hitting the Road

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By Melody Bishop Elm Staff Writer Autumn is upon us, and the last traces of summer weather are beginning to fade. Thankfully (or maybe unfortunately, depending on your view), the madness of Maryland weather will give us summer temperatures now and again throughout the season, sporadically interwoven with the more typical days of fall. And […]

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A Perfect Day for Salinger

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By Kim Uslin Senior Writer Holden Caulfield thinks you’re a phony. Or he would, anyway, if he knew that you were walking around calling J.D. Salinger your favorite author after having read only “The Catcher in the Rye.” What ‘Catcher’ fans may not realize, however, is that life goes on after the bildungsroman. And with […]

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Don’t Feel Guilty Everyone’s Got One…

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By Cara Murray Elm Staff Writer We’ve all played through this scene a hundred times before. It’s Tuesday night, just on the early side of 8 p.m.; as you make your way back to your dorm, you’re dodging invites from your friends with the old “Oh sorry, I’m feeling under the weather” or “I’m just […]

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A Goose and A Gander

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By Jackie Torkelson and Nick Pace Elm Staff Writers Between looking up sources in the library and hooking up with their suitemate’s best friend’s roomie, Washington College students lead busy lives. Here to help you sort through some of the finer points of your social life are Jackie and Nick, The Elm’s resident relationship gurus. […]

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