Shorewomen Outgun Bullets: Volleyball Earns First Conference Win Against Gettysburg

Sports

By Andrew Chirico Elm Staff Writer Coming off a 2-2 record in the Hampton Inn Crusader Classic and a road victory at Goucher, the Washington College volleyball team defeated visiting Gettysburg in a five set thriller. The Shorewomen found themselves down 2-1, but prevailed and went on to take the last two sets, giving them […]

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Hansard Scholars Program: Let the School Year Begin

Student Life

By Emma Buchman Foreign Correspondent Just one of the many benefits of particpating in the Hansard Scholars Program is that while all of my friends started classes during the final weeks of August, I didn’t have to begin classes until the middle of September. The majority of our time has been spent in orientation and […]

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Phonathan: One Piece Behind Your College Scholarship

Student Life

By Brooke Schultz Elm Staff Writer Amidst the sound of shuffling papers and murmuring voices, a bell rings. “First pledge of the night,” Annual Giving Specialist Valerie Bardhi ‘15 said. In Bunting Hall, a few students sat around a long table, files and phones in front of them, making their way through possible donors. Phonathon […]

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Tips for Keeping Your Room Spick and Span

Student Life

By Brooke Schultz Elm Staff Writer Who has time to be clean? After a long day you just want to throw your clothes into a pile, toss your books somewhere, and ignore it all. Eventually though, that’ll start to pile up, and can become a distraction when you’re trying to study. Having friends over may […]

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A Magical Weekend

News

By John Curran Staff Writer The first weekend of October is set to be a magical one with the return of the Chestertown Harry Potter Festival. On Wednesday, Sept. 30, there will be a Harry Potter Read-a-Thon at the Kent County Public Library. The full festival will begin on Friday, Oct. 2 at around 2 […]

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Deckman Dines With Oprah

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By Emma Way Editor-in-Chief What do you believe? Oprah Winfrey, known for her highly-rated talk show, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” asked this question when she created the new documentary film series titled “Belief.” Dr. Melissa Deckman, Louis L. Goldstein professor of public affairs and chair of the political science department at Washington College, got the […]

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Linda Gregerson: Prodigal Poet

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By Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor “I think that it’s safe to say that no poet working today has the incredible lensing power of Dr. Linda Gregerson,” said Associate Professor in English Dr. James Hall. “These poems turn over history, science, art, and personal narrative, all in service of trying to locate the human… Hers is […]

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National Egg Crisis Affects Chestertown

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By Faith Tarpley Staff Writer A nationwide egg shortage has the United States’ food service industry scrambling. The crisis is due to the country’s worst bout of avian flu in history, which largely affects egg-laying hens. The flu has swept through at least 15 states this year alone, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, […]

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George Washington Book Prize

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By Elijiah McGuire-Berk Staff Writer On Sept. 25, the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, Mt. Vernon, and the Guilder Lehrman Institute of American History held a reception for its annual George Washington Book Prize.  The prize, established in 2005, is an award given to the best book about the American […]

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A Monumental Week for Sheila Bair

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By Molly Igoe and Catalina Righter News Editors The brisk wind blowing across the green on the morning of Sept. 26 seemed to embody the winds of change for Washington College as Sheila Bair was inaugurated as the College’s 28th president. Bair became the first woman to lead the historic school and was welcomed to […]

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