“Grandma” Review

Lifestyle

By Nick Anstett Opinion Editor Elle Reid (Lily Tomlin) has a misanthropy problem. After the death of her long term partner just over a year ago, the aging poet has slipped into a long period of anger and self-loathing. Her current girlfriend (Judy Greer) cannot even raise a single, “I love you” out of her […]

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Ahmed Mohamed and Islamaphobia

Opinion

By Victoria Venable Elm Staff Writer Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old in Texas, made headlines when he brought a homemade clock to school as an engineering project. His celebrity was not a result of his technological innovation, but rather from the response of the school officials who thought the project looked suspicious. In what has been […]

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Making Emmy’s History

Opinion

By Rosie Alger Elm Staff Writer The Emmy’s are in, and fans all over the country are thrilled for their favorite shows, writers, and stars. This year, the talented spread of winners is more representative of minorities than ever with three big name women of color gracing the stage for acceptance speeches. Viola Davis, Regina […]

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Doctored Video Spreads Controversy Surrounding Planned Parenthood

Opinion

By Emily Moran and Nick Anstett Elm Staff Writer and Opinion Editor Ever since Roe v. Wade made abortion legal in the United States in 1973, the subject of abortion and its role in women’s health has been a subject for widespread debate. With the primaries for the 2016 presidential election rapidly approaching, the argument […]

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Between a Nuke and a Hard Place: The Iranian Dilemma

Opinion

By Nick Anstett Opinion Editor Pope Francis was not the only religious icon that made headlines this month. On Sept. 9, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who represents the theocratic side of the Iranian government, said to the in-state newspaper Haaretz that in 20 years, he hopes to see the end of “Zionist regimes,” […]

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Lianne La Havas’ “Blood”

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Elm Staff Writer   Three years ago, the London-born singer-songwriter Lianne La Havas released her debut, “Is Your Love Big Enough,” which introduced her unique blend of soul, folk, pop, and R&B with an underlying jazz influence. Memorable tracks such as “Don’t Wake Me Up” and “Lost and Found” propelled the album […]

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The Vegetarian Diet: Why Veggie? The Benefits And Drawbacks Of A Meatless Diet

Lifestyle

By Anja Trenkwalder Elm Staff Writer About two percent of Americans, about five million people, run on vegetarian diets. Changing your diet can be a big step which require careful consideration. There are many factors that will play a part when making an informed decision. Here are some pros and cons you should be aware […]

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A Goose and A Gander

Lifestyle

By Dan Teano and Amanda Gabriel Elm Staff Writers This week Dan and Amanda are discussing the essential practices one should have in a relationship and how to put those practices into action.  Dan says… In the college environment relationships are tough to maintain. Since those in a relationship see their significant other nearly every […]

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Soccer Shutout at Home

Sports

By Pat Mariboe Elm Staff Writer The men and women’s soccer teams were both in action at home this past weekend in Centennial Conference matches. The Shorewomen, who held a 2-3-1 overall record, 0-1 in the CC, were looking to get their first win in the conference when they faced off against Gettysburg College, who […]

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Davis and Remenapp Lead the Way

Sports

By Andrew Chirico Elm Staff Writer After a very impressive 7-1 victory versus Virginia Wesleyan, the Washington College field hockey team won their first conference game of the season against visiting Gettysburg College in a 4-2 nail bitter. With the win, the Shorewomen jump over .500 with a 4-3 record. “This win was huge. We […]

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