Going Greek: Rush and Recruitment Advice

Student Life

By Rosie Alger Elm Staff Writer As the second semester at Washington College starts up Greek life becomes an important topic of conversation. Official rush week and recruitment will be held Feb. 1-7. Events to get to know the fraternities and sororities are right around the corner, and students are buzzing about how to prepare. […]

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Students Welcomed Back with Dining Hall Changes

Student Life

By Aliya Merhi Elm Staff Writer The dining hall at Washington College welcomed the new year with some changes. While students were away for winter break, the dining hall took advantage of the empty campus to make students’ suggestions a reality. An email was sent out on Sunday, Jan. 18 from Dining Services that announced the improvements.  The condiments are now across from the drink […]

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Cuba: Our Neighbor That is Worlds Away

Student Life

By Emma Way Senior Elm Writer On Dec. 31, Washington College sent 17 students and two professors to study the music and culture on an island that has been almost entirely sealed off to the United States for over 50 years. The group stayed in home stays for the 10 day trip, giving each student […]

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Conference Woes Continue for Shorewomen

Sports

By Pat Mariboe Elm Staff Writer    The Shorewomen continued to struggle on the road this season with a 39-59 loss against Gettysburg, putting their away record at 1-8 on the season, with a home record of 3-4. They faced off against two strong teams in the Centennial Conference last week when they played at […]

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Shoremen Swim Past Red Devils: WC Advances to 6-1 as Elliot Leads Team to Conference Win

Sports

By Brian Klose Elm Staff Writer    In their first conference meet since the break, the Shoreman dominated the Dickinson Red Devils, winning eight of 12 events. Sophomore Pat Elliot would account for two of the team’s six individual wins while the Shoremen also took the 400 medley and 400 freestyle. The victory would put […]

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Groundbreaking at Board of Ed Building

News

By Molly Igoe Elm Staff Writer Progress is steadily being made on the new academic building that will house multiple departments at Washington College, and will be replacing the old Kent County Board of Education building at 215 Washington Ave. Ground was broken on Jan. 17 and that everything is going smoothly and as planned. […]

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JFC Welcomes Back Students

News

By Elijah McGuire-Berk Elm Staff Writer   It’s a brand new year, and that means New Year’s resolutions will have plenty of people heading to the gym to get in shape. Washington College has multiple opportunities for anyone, student or otherwise, to get started with their fitness goals.  The Johnson Fitness Center (JFC) is a […]

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Hodson Trust Endowment

News

By Molly Igoe Elm Staff Writer Last month, the Hodson Trust Fund gave Washington College 2.75 million dollars to fund scholarships, internships, undergraduate research, and an endowment for the faculty chair. The Hodson Trust Fund has given WC over 70 million dollars spanning the course of eight decades. As a result of these generous contributions, […]

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WC Dashes toward a Greener Future

News

By Catalina Righter News Editor Washington College has taken an important step in reducing its energy use with the installation of an Energy Dashboard that monitors the kilowatts, pounds of carbon dioxide, and money spent to power 16 major campus buildings in real time. Anyone can access this dashboard through a link on the school’s […]

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Dr. Reynolds Recognized

News

By Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor This past December, the Society of Toxicology (SOT) announced Washington College’s own Co-Chair and Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Mindy Reynolds as the recipient of the Undergraduate Educator of the Year award. The SOT is “a professional and scholarly organization of scientists from academic institutions, government, and industry representing a […]

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