Staff Changes

News

By Emily Harris News Editor    The start of the spring semester has brought some new faces to the Washington College community and a number of other changes to staff. Catering Services, the Office of Information Technology, and the Alumni House are a few of the WC offices that were affected. According to Director of […]

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Here We Go Again: DeflateGate

Opinion

By Hailli Woo Lifestyle Editor   The AFC Championship game was a disappointing one to all Indianapolis Colts fans.  The 38-point win secured the 6th trip to the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots.  It was clear that they had this one in the bag from the beginning.  The celebration was a joyful one- […]

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State of the Union: Is it Fact or is it Fiction?

Opinion

By Kevin Lair Senior Elm Writer   In his recent State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, President Barack Obama depicted not the actual state of the union, but a state he wishes were true. The president labeled the country as having “risen from recession freer to write our own future […]

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School Shooting in Pakistan Kills 141 People, 132 Children

Opinion

By Rhea Arora Elm Staff writer   On Dec. 16 many siblings and children didn’t return home from school. The Pakistani Taliban carried out a mass slaughter of 141 people, including 132 children, in an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Labeled one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in history, the Peshawar school shooting broke hearts […]

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Republicans Have Been Holdin’ Out for a Hogan

Opinion

By Kevin Lair Senior Elm Writer   By personal invitation I had the honor of attending the inauguration ceremony of Maryland’s 62nd Governor, Larry Hogan Jr., and 9th Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford on Wednesday, Jan. 21. The experience was one I will never forget, and not because of the bitter cold and wet snow; but […]

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Extremism Cannot Silence France: Attacks on “Charlie Hebdo,” Civilians, and Freedom of Speech

Opinion

By Emma Buchman Opinion Editor   On Wednesday, Jan. 7 in Paris, two masked gunmen stormed the building that housed the French satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo” at approximately 11:30 a.m. Parisian time. The gunmen found a group of employees having an editorial meeting and opened fire. They targeted editor Stéphane Charbonnier and his police bodyguard, […]

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Top Ten Movies of 2014

Lifestyle

By Nick Anstett Elm Staff Writer   With the Oscar Awards coming soon, here are my top 10 films of 2014. 10. The Theory of Everything Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones are standouts in this film. It plays as part romance, part scientific chronicle, and part fable making for one of the most unique films […]

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Staying Safe and Warm this Winter: A Guide To Ensure That You Don’t Get Sick In The Blizzards

Lifestyle

By Matt Ridge Elm Staff Writer   This time of year can throw some crazy weather our way. January in Maryland is notorious for its unforgivable freezing temperatures and random occurrences of snow that can even catch the best weather database off guard. This confusing weather often affects the way we dress. It’s hard to […]

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A Goose and A Gander: Let’s talk about sex… and relationships, and dating, and everything in between!

Lifestyle

By Nick Anstett and Kaitlyn Fowler Elm Staff Writers   This week Nick and Kaityln are discussing that awkward time when you go home for break and see your old flame.  How do you handle this situation?  Do you talk to them and get caught back up in their madness or do you put your […]

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