Hero of the Week: Howard Schultz

Opinion

By Aakriti Gupta Elm Staff Writer   I am sure everyone’s heard of Starbucks and would agree to award them as the ultimate hero just for the amazing coffee that they provide for the early mornings and late nights. However, that’s not my reason for choosing Howard Schultz, the CEO, chairman, and guiding millionaire of […]

Full story

Race Relations

Opinion

By Kevin Lair Senior Elm Writer   It seems as though we cannot go a day without hearing of yet another shooting or prosecution trial surrounded by accusations of racism and discrimination. It seems as if our nation is on a constant turbulent path towards a revolution pitting whites against blacks. This is certainly nothing […]

Full story

GEO Hosts Holi Festival: WC Celebrates Holi and Cures Homesickness

Opinion

By Rhea Arora Elm Staff Writer   This weekend, Washington College saw Holi, the Indian Festival of Color. Not many people had heard about Holi until Snapchat featured a channel on it during celebrations in India. Indian festivals are usually lavishly celebrated. Holi, for instance, is brought in with a traditional bonfire, sweets and drinks, […]

Full story

47 Senators Send a Strongly Worded Letter

Opinion

By Emma Buchman Opinion Editor   On March 9, 47 Republican senators sent an open letter to the leaders of Iran essentially stating that any discussion on Iran’s nuclear program with President Barack Obama is pointless because he will be out of office in two years and any deals struck with him must be met […]

Full story

India’s Daughter

Opinion

By Aakriti Gupta Elm Staff Writer   Let us think of a situation: you’re a female living in India at this very moment. Living in a patriarchal society, you are naturally the minority and since you’ve been socialized into it since childhood, it doesn’t seem abnormal. You are told by the educated as well as […]

Full story

Smartphone Pinky: It’s a Thing

Opinion

By Erin bloodgood Elm Staff Writer   For many of us, our smartphones are an essential part of everyday life. We take them everywhere we go and we could not imagine daily life without them. Texting, browsing the Internet, downloading apps, and posting to Facebook on-the-go are things that have become ingrained in our society. […]

Full story

SGA Corner March 17

News

By Catalina Righter News Editor   Academics Committee –More discussion of how to structure Honor Societies within SGA. More will be discussed next week. Diversity Committee -There will be a Race Relations Forum March 25 at 7 p.m. Environmental Committee -Earth Hour is on March 27 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Organizations Committee -Recognized Habitat […]

Full story

Panel Discussion on US Immigration Policy

News

By Elijah McGuire-Berk Elm Staff Writer On March 17, after rescheduling due to snow, a panel was held in Decker Theatre to discuss the US immigration policy and its effects on America. The panel consisted of three speakers including Associate Professor of Economics Dr. Adalbert Mayer, the Vice President of the Heritage Foundation Dr. James […]

Full story

Spring Senior Thesis Productions

News

By Molly Igoe Elm Staff Writer This spring senior thesis productions cover a variety of topics and explore a diverse array of themes. From “Henry V” by William Shakespeare to “Venus in Fur” by David Ives, the four productions are bound to interest an eclectic audience. Austin Lewis is the director of “Red,” a play […]

Full story

Donor Gifts New Residence to WC

News

By Catalina Righter News Editor The property at 208 W Campus Ave. in Chestertown was recently purchased and donated to Washington College. According to property records the land measures 6,000 square feet, and the building is a single family home with two bedrooms and one bathroom built in 1947. In  2014, the property was assesed […]

Full story

In case you have missed it

In case you have missed it