May Day: A Questionable Tradition?

News

By Elijah McGuire-Berk Elm Staff Writer Washington College’s annual May Day celebration dates back many years, and is one of the College’s more bizarre traditions. The College does not endorse it, a campus club or interest group does not run it, and no outside organizations take credit for its inception or continuation over the years.  […]

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Accommodating Disabilities Case by Case

News

By Catalina Righter Editor in Chief Approximately 15 percent of students at Washington College disclose some sort of disability. Most of those students are acquainted with Andrea Vassar, director of disability services and the Office of Academic Skills (OAS). The OAS provides disability services, including Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accommodations. “It’s a significant number […]

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Kayla Says Goodbye…For Now

Lifestyle

By Kayla Kyle Outgoing Lifestyle Editor When I first came to Washington College, I had no intention of being a part of a newspaper, or anything journalism-related for that matter. I was focused on participating in everything pertaining to creative writing and foreign language. It wasn’t until I heard about the open positions for photographers […]

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The Goose and the Gander

Lifestyle

By Amanda Gabriel and dan teano Elm Staff Writer and Incoming Lifestyle Editor Amanda says… Most people with smartphones and even those without them are familiar with Snapchat. Designed to conduct a conversation using pictures or videos, Snapchat has evolved over the years. Now people’s inboxes are clogged with puppy dog selfies, face swaps, and […]

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Trap and Skeet Takes Texas

Sports

By Pat Mariboe Senior Writer The Washington College Trap and Skeet team participated in the 46th Annual Collegiate Clay Targets Tournament in San Antonio, Texas which ran from March 29 to April 3. Nine shooters and three coaches traveled to complete in the tournament. Over the course of the four days, the team participated in […]

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WC Splits with Bullets and Mules

Sports

To end the eventful week of six games, WC now sits with a 19-8-1 overall record with a 3-5 conference record.

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WC Rowing Shines in Philly: Varsity Eights Take First Place In Schuylkill River Regatta

Sports

Men’s Rowing Schuylkill River Regatta – Philadelphia Highlights: The WC men’s rowing first varisty eight took home first place, beating La Salle and Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference rival Franklin & Marshall. The Shoremen finished with a time of 6:12.6, 12 seconds faster than the second place La Salle boat. WC’s second and third varisty boats placed […]

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The Bearded Ladies Take Up Theatre Residence and Take on the Nuclear Family

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By Caitlyn Maltese Elm Staff Writer The Bearded Ladies were in residence at Washington College to present an early, experiemental version of their Atomic Family Cabaret. “Some of the things you are going to see, we figured out a month and a half ago and were working on, and some of the things you are […]

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Nicky Beer Talks Poet’s Craft and Octopuses

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By Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor Last week, the Rose O’Neill Literary House hosted one event on Tuesday, April 12 and another on Wednesday, April 13 in honor of Nicky Beer, this year’s Mary Wood Fellow. According to Director of the Rose O’Neill Literary House and Associate Professor of English Dr. Jehanne Dubrow, “Established in 2007, […]

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2016 Mutt Strut Preview

News

By Meaghan Menzel Copy Editor For those who’ve kept up with our Humane Society of Kent County Pet of the Week column, we are happy to inform you that all the cats we’ve featured have been adopted. The dogs, on the other hand, could use a little more love. This week, the Humane Society does […]

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