Hero of the Week

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By Emma Buchman Opinion Editor Kicking off a new column to Opinion Section is this week’s hero, Pope Francis. formerly known as Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Since he took over for Benedict XVI in March 2013, the pope has taken the world by storm. While his views are not what one could call ‘liberal,’ the pope […]

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School is Getting in the Way of My Gaming

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By Jack Despeaux Elm Staff Writer Upon starting at Washington College as a freshman, a terrible truth was unveiled to me: I still hadn’t won a Super Bowl in “Madden 25.” At the end of the summer, I frantically began playing on my Xbox 360 every night when my family would go to sleep in […]

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Letter to the Editor: In Response to the Debate on Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

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Dear Editor,   In a little over two years, millions of Americans will walk into a small booth and cast their vote on who should lead this country of over 350 million citizens.  At that moment the United States will likely have two candidates from which to choose from.  One Democrat, and one Republican.  Today, […]

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Domestic Violence as a Whole

Opinion

By Kevin Lair Senior Elm Writer It seems that every time I turn on the TV or flip open a newspaper, I see yet another case involving domestic violence. Worst yet, most offenders are simply given a slap on the wrist because they are rich or have high connections. When did it become socially acceptable […]

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Domestic Violence in the NFL

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By Hailli Woo Lifestyle Editor Sports have been shaken up these past few weeks, especially in Maryland. Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles has been suspended for 25 games due to amphetamine use, and Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens has been suspended indefinitely from the National Football League (NFL) and subsequently had his contract […]

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Nations Come Together from Around the World to Take On the Islamic State

Opinion

By Emma Buchman Opinion Editor The threat of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State (IS), also known as ISIS, becomes more prevalent each day. With so many complications in the Middle East and the threat of a great loss of civilian life always looming, there comes a necessary and frightening question: what is […]

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Field Hockey Suffers First Loss: The Shorewomen Opened CC Play With a Loss to Johns Hopkins

Sports

By Pat Mariboe Elm Staff Writer The Shorewomen faced off against Johns Hopkins on Saturday in their first Centennial Conference game of the season. Washington College has been off to a great start so far this season, with a 5-0 overall record, and is looking to get their first win in the Centennial Conference against […]

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Shoremen Fall in CC Opener: Men’s Soccer Drops Three Points in a 2-3 Loss to Dickinson

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By Brian Klose Elm Staff Writer  After a tough week on the road and at home, the Washington College men’s soccer team dropped two consecutive games against No.23 Salisbury (5-0-1) and Centennial Conference rival Dickinson (5-2). The losses snapped the Shoremen’s three-game winning streak and put them 0-1 in the conference and 4-3 overall. Both […]

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Volleyball Splits Tri-Match 1-1

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By Derek Stiles Sports Editor After one of their best starts in program history, the Shorewomen split their tri-match this past weekend, placing them at 10-2 this season overall. Washington College has been shutout in both their losses this season as they fell to Marymount (Va.) 0-3 in their first match. Junior Kristin Lee led […]

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Barry Breaks WC Shutout Record

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By Andy Chirico Elm Staff Writer  Setting a program record is something one looks to accomplish over the course of his or her entire college career. Breaking a record in the first two years of an athlete’s playing career is simply unheard of. Not until now. Sophomore goalkeeper Melissa Barry broke the women’s soccer record […]

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