Does An Unpaid Internship Equate No Rights?

Opinion

By Dana Panczenko Staff Columnist Summer jobs, minimum wage, and unpaid internships are all part of the transition students take from their comfy living situation in college in order to get enough experience to even be considered for a job in the real world. Unpaid internships are increasingly becoming some of the most common internships […]

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WC Phonathon Calls for Change

News

By Catalina Righter Elm Staff Writer Recently the Alumni House Phonathon has gone digital. By combining some old Shoremen with some new technology, Washington College hopes to keep the lines of communication strong between student and former graduates. Alumni, by sharing the copious life experience and wealth they’ve gained, act as a hidden engine that […]

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News at A Glance

News

By Caitlin Steele Elm Staff Writer 1) Despite the plentiful TV shows depicting Bigfoot hunters stomping around the woods with night-vision cameras while mistaking fox calls for a furry ape-man, they have to prove the existence of the elusive yeti creature. But a recent DNA study may have proven the existence of Bigfoot. Bryan Sykes, […]

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Elm Roots

News

By Sam Gross Elm Staff Writer 81 Years Ago: October 22, 1932 “Memorial Service for Dr. Fowler”—Memorial services were held last Thursday for Dr. Thomas Howard Fowler, the late professor of German and head of the Modern Languages Department. “Slippery Elm”—Since the introduction of Saturday classes, the old morning frolic has been discontinued and, as […]

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SGA Corner Oct. 15

News

By Katie Tabeling News Editor Oct. 15 When the committee returned from break, the Diversity Committee announced that Oct. 21-25 would be diversity week. Diversity week focuses on what makes Washington College students unique, and events would take place in Hodson Hall. In addition, the Academic Committee announced they celebrated National Day on Writing on […]

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Club Spotlight: German Club Drinks Up!

News

By David Helmer Elm Staff Writer The German Club is an age old Washington College institution. “German club has been around for almost as long as the German Department,” said Professor James Martin, head of the Modern Language Department and German professor. The Club and department have been working together with the college community for […]

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Veggie Tales: A Week in the Life of a WC Vegetarian

News

By Katie Tabeling News Editor I have been a proud card-carrying member of the carnivore club for my whole life. But I’ve known a few vegetarians at Washington College—and at every meal, I always hear the same comment. “There’s nothing to eat!” It was always a little confusing since there were dozens of options for […]

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Math Department adds Schwartz on Board

News

By Andrew Shukovsky Elm Staff Writer The math department of Washington College is relatively small, but this year the department gained a few new faces. Among the professors joining the WC faculty is Professor Nathaniel Schwartz, who had recently completed the graduate program at North Carolina State University. Schwartz grew up on a farm in […]

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Political Science Department Changes Thesis Requirements

News

By Emma Way Elm Staff Writer For the past few years, the political science department has been back and forth on whether to change the senior thesis requirements for graduating majors. This year the department took the leap by introducing completely remodeled senior capstone experience requirements. One of the most striking differences between the old […]

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Staying Positive

Sports

By Hailli Woo Staff Writer Saturday, Oct. 12, the Washington College Field Hockey team traveled to Carlisle, Penn. to face the Dickinson Red Devils in the Shorewomen’s fifth Centennial Conference game at Biddle Field.  Dickinson increased their record to 10-2 overall while WC fell to a 3-7 record. Dickinson ended the competition with a total […]

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