Morocc-and-roll: WC takes Morocco

Student Life

By Emma Way Senior Writer Five Washington College students represented the College at the Second Annual Conference on the Muslim World. This year the conference was held in the mountain resort town of Ifrane, Morocco in Northern Africa on the campus of Al Akhawayn University. About 40 undergraduates, graduates, and faculty were in attendance from […]

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Back to WAC: Spotlights Kathy Thorton ‘13

Student Life

By Michael Harman Senior Writer This is the fifth in a series that the Student Life section has begun. A different member of the Washington College Community that has since graduated and returned to WC will be featured. These people may be teachers, faculty, coaches, etc, but all have a story to tell and have […]

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Beat Test Stress

Student Life

By Amy Baldwin Courtesy of Student Health 101 Study in Style One of the first steps is to prepare in a way that benefits you the most. Thorough preparation is the foundation of less stress, worry, and anxiety about how well you’ll do. “Don’t try to mimic the study habits of others if it’s not […]

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A Change to Pro-Choice

Opinion

By Casey Kerins Staff Writer As a teenager, I was always heavily involved in youth group and our events. Often times, I would find myself rallying together to feed the poor, bring prayer back in schools, and other causes I knew hardly anything about. One of these causes was for the pro-life movement. I would […]

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International Eavesdropping Causes Distrust with Allies

Opinion

By Emma Buchman Staff Writer Who ever said that liberals and conservatives can’t get along? With all of the recent drama taking place in the majorly polarized Congress, it’s quite refreshing for me to have a stimulating conversation with a conservative; and even more refreshing that we actually agree on something as dramatized and complex […]

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Political Agreement Almost: Wiretapping

Opinion

By Kevin Lair Staff Columnist “Ring, ring.” “Who’s there?” “Obama.” “Obama who?” “President Barack Obama, but it’s Bush’s fault.” When it comes to the government’s listening in on telephone calls, commonly referred to as wiretapping, this has been the Obama White House’s chalked response and talking points of the National Security Agency (NSA). Unfortunately, Obama […]

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Comic Consideration: Women Don’t Bend Like That

Opinion

By Julia Smith Staff Columnist One of the things I love the most about comics are the characters. I have read some pretty awful storylines because of certain characters and I don’t regret it. But being so widely read in comics lets me see a very unpleasant trend in the comic book world. That is […]

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Popular Traumatic Plot Device

Opinion

By Dana Panczenko Staff Columnist TV has become one the most common forms of entertainment for the American family. The 1950s and ‘60s were the era of the “TV dinner,” where families would gather in their living rooms to sit in front of the magical glowing box in the corner and eat as they enjoyed […]

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Castro Shares Life and Writing

News

By Sam Gross Elm Staff Writer Last Tuesday, Oct. 22, a small audience at the Rose O’Neill Literary House was treated to the lyrical readings of Joy Castro. Once she began piecing together her history it proved that looks can be deceiving. Adopted into a Hispanic family in Miami, Castro has become living proof of […]

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News at A Glance

News

By Caitlin Steele Elm Staff Writer 1.) What’s better than a deep fried Twinkie? How about a deep fried Twinkie burger? Philadelphia restaurant PYT recently began serving this high calorie burger. This masterpiece consists of a pork belly patty, cheese, bacon and two deep fried Twinkies surrounding it all. PYT is known for their twists […]

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