Senior Sendoff for Shoremen

Sports

By Andrew Chirico Senior Writer After a season of ups and downs, the Washington College men’s basketball team finished their final week of the season with two home games versus McDaniel College and Johns Hopkins University. The Feb. 16 showdown between the Green Terror finished off with a 62-56 defeat for the hosts. The finale […]

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WC Rowing Ready for the Spring

Sports

By Pat Mariboe Senior Writer After a successful fall season outing for the Washington College crew team, in which both the men and women’s team featured in a combined five regattas, men’s Head Coach John Leekley is looking to head into the spring season with confidence. “The guys gained a lot of confidence in the […]

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Weir Has Career Day in Finale

Sports

By Andrew Chirico Senior Writer To finish their last week of play, the Washington College women’s basketball team hosted McDaniel College on Feb. 16 which ended in a 52-38 loss for the team. In their last game of the season, WC faced Johns Hopkins University on Saturday, Feb. 20 which also did not finish in […]

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The Life and Legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

Opinion

By Victoria Venable Elm Staff Writer On Saturday, Feb. 13, Justice Antonin Scalia, whose legal leadership and notable personality flavored the Supreme Court with a conservative resurgence for three decades, was found dead at a resort in West Texas, at 79 years old. Justice Scalia was known for his caustic dissents, ridden with vivid allusions […]

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Syria Ceasefire Unlikely Solution to Civil War

Opinion

By Nick Anstett Opinion Editor In a region seemingly locked in continuous conflict, the nation of Syria has evolved into the new face of the growing violence in the Middle East. As a victim of a violent civil war within its own borders, encroachment by militant groups such as Islamic State of Iraq and the […]

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Why Do Young Women Avoid Hillary Clinton?

Opinion

By Emily Moran Elm Staff Writer Throughout her campaign, Hillary Clinton has tried (perhaps a bit too hard) to appeal to young voters, especially women.  It seems that the more her campaign attempts to win young women’s votes, the more the target demographic tends to distance themselves from the presidential candidate. According to Politico, 82 […]

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Where is the Line Between Comedy and Controversy?

Opinion

By Rosie Alger Elm Staff Writer “Tosh.O,” “South Park,” Louis C.K., Amy Schumer. We are familiar with comedy that pushes the limit on controversial material, but when does it stop being funny? Is there a place for raunchy subject matter or is it just plain offensive? When it comes to entertainment media, the words that […]

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Serengetee’s “Wear the World”

Lifestyle

By Anja Trenkwalder Elm Staff Writer In 2012 Ryan Westberg and Jeff Steitz were just two college students with a dream to make the world a better place. The two returned from a study abroad program with a  desire to give back to developing communities. After some thought and planning, they developed an idea for […]

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“Zoolander 2” : One trainwreck of a sequel

Lifestyle

By Nick Anstett Opinion Editor Comedy sequels have an undeniably poor track record. There are few franchises that have larger drops in quality than “Caddyshack” and its best if forgotten 1988 sequel. When Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson announced the production of a sequel to their 2001 hit “Zoolander” in the middle of Paris Fashion […]

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“ERASED”: The Standout Anime of the Winter Season

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Elm Staff Writer The concept of travelling through time has long been a part of storytelling in cultures all throughout the world. It is a topic prevalent in ancient folktales and modern science-fiction novels alike. One of the most recent contributions to the literary tradition of time-travel is author Kei Sanbe’s manga […]

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