A Goose and A Gander 2/22/2014

Lifestyle

By Jackie Torkelson and Mike Liberto Elm Staff Writer and Distribution Manager 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 Mike, The Elm’s […]

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A Talk on Human Trafficking By Anne Kramer

Student Life

Anne Kramer has won several industry awards for her reporting. Those include a National Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting in 2007, a regional Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio and Television News Directors Association and numerous awards from the Associated Press. Kramer is an award winning reporter and anchor for WBAL Radio […]

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THis Week In Greek 2/21/2014

Student Life

By Paige Kube Student Life Editor Last week, Feb. 10-14, was healthy relationship week, hosted by the sisters of Alpha Chi Omega, in their fight against Domestic Violence. The sisters hung signs defining healthy love around campus. Their awareness week ended with Valentine’s Day, reminding students to seek healthy, supportive relationships of all kinds. Last […]

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Relay for Gryffindor

Student Life

By Michael Harman Senior Writer It is no small feat to bring the excitement you feel when watching a movie (or reading a book, if you prefer) into reality. So when the Relay for Life committee hosted a Quidditch Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 15 from 1-6 p.m. for both Harry Potter movie buffs and muggles […]

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Birthday Ball Reminders

Student Life

The Remember the Ball Campaign information has been placed on every student’s door in their residence hall.  If students complete the pledge by filling out the pledge card attached to their door hanger and turn it in at the table in the dining hall, they will receive a yellow ticket.  If the student arrives at […]

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Birthday Ball Bucket List

Student Life

By Paige Kube Student Life Editor As Birthday Ball arrives, students make promises and plans that are often forgotten in the midst of the excitement. We say we will arrive earlier than we do, not miss the photo shoot that occurs as you enter the dance, and maybe leave too early to beat the line […]

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Birthday Ball Weekend: The Must Haves and Must dos

Student Life

By Paige Kube Student Life Editor As Birthday Ball quickly approaches, students’ anticipation rises. Ever since this year’s theme was announced, students have been pondering the possible dance floor decorations. Expectations for the Harry Potter-themed dance are high; people will know if their expectations have been met this Sat., Feb. 22, as they enter the […]

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Extracurricular Activities: Are We Too Pressured to Join?

Opinion

By Dana Panczenko Staff Columnist At this point in the semester, workloads have increased, everyone is excited about Birthday Ball and students are starting to feel the strain of their overloaded schedules. At a college where every club and event seems to be a “great opportunity not to be missed,” it’s easy to forget that […]

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Special Snowflake Syndrome: Gifted Programs in Schools

Opinion

By Melody Bishop Staff Writer In 7th grade, I had the confusing and frustrating experience of being placed in the gifted program, or what the middle school referred to as “Seminar.” This was a class period carved out of my day in which some classmates and I gathered in a separate room to participate in […]

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Comic Consideration: The Saga Series

Opinion

By Julia Smith Staff Columnist I was introduced to the series by a friend who told me that if I liked the TV show “Firefly” I would love “Saga,” and he was not wrong. Who doesn’t enjoy a good story about a young couple struggling against their opposing cultures as they start a family? That […]

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