Students Take a Stand Against Sexual Assault: Colleges, Greek Organizations Hold Events for Sexual Assault Awareness

Opinion

By Naomi Law Elm Staff Writer The story of Brock Turner, a college athlete at Stanford University who raped an unconscious student behind a dumpster, set the media ablaze with outrage in June of this year. Turner was sentenced to a mere six months imprisonment, as opposed to the six years requested by the district […]

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Letter to the Editor: Clarifying George’s Brigade

Letters, Opinion

Dear Editor, It was gratifying to read the two stories in last week’s issue about Washington College’s new program, George’s Brigade (“Confronting Diversity on Campus,” and “Misconceptions Over George’s Brigade”). Making Washington College a more diverse place, in every way, is a challenge that faces all of us who are part of the campus community. […]

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Creepy Clowns Re-enter U.S. Zeitgiest: Odd Reports of Recent Clown Sightings Sweep the Nation, Annoy All

Opinion

By Amy Rudolph Elm Staff Writer As if societal tensions, innocent people dying, poor presidential options and Zika weren’t enough to worry about, now we have killer clowns. The crazy clown phenomenon has been a Halloween staple for decades but the trend really took off after the release of “American Horror Story: Freakshow.” In “Freakshow,” […]

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Memes Can Do More Than Just Mock: Memes Used to Spread Awareness About Depression, Anxiety, and Mental Health

Opinion

By Amy Rudolph Elm Staff Writer To the joy of some and dismay of others, the meme craze has stuck around and pervades many facets of our lives. There are many light hearted memes such as success kid and the smol pupper genre. But then there are also darker ones that pop up from time […]

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Kaliakan Snaps the Assist Record

Sports

By John Niswander Elm Staff Writer The Shoremen started off their week with a nonconference win over host Catholic University 3-1, thanks to senior Dimitri Kaliakin who broke a school record of assists held for 41 years. Kaliakin recorded an assist on the opening goal of the game on a pass to Griffin Bull, who […]

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Grabiec Scores First Goal

Sports

By Louis Galdos Elm Staff Writer The Shorewomen played a very close game against No. 8 Ursinus. It was a nice and breezy evening when the game began. Ursinus came into the game with a record of 10-4 overall, while the Shorewomen came in at 5-8 overall. The Bears struck first by scoring a goal […]

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Tune into: The Elm Sports Network

Sports

The Elm Sports Network is the Elm’s newest online sports media outlet. ESN posts weekly videos ranging from team previews to coach interviews to student-athlete profiles. Videos are published daily on The Elm’s Youtube channel, TheElmNewspaper. Check out all previews for the fall programs. This week’s videos consist of interviews with Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach […]

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The Words of “Still Life”

News

By Brooke Schultz News Editor “Still Life with Poem,” an anthology of poetry, was born from the prompt: make a still life and write a poem. Dr. Jehanne Dubrow and Lindsay Lusby, the editors of the anthology, sent the challenge to poets across the country, encouraging them to use anything in their composition; the only […]

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Softball Holds Halloween Fundraiser

Sports

CHESTERTOWN- This Halloween, let the Washington College softball team do the trick-or-treating for you! You can help support the WAC Softball team by purchasing a special Halloween candy bag that will be filled with delightful sweets and delivered to the student of your choice. For $20, your favorite mummy or monster will be gifted with […]

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Three on Three Basketball Tournament

Basketball, Sports

By Andrew Chirico Sports Editor Want to become the next Michael Jordan? What about LeBron James? Well, now is your chance. This Sunday, Oct. 30, the Washington College men’s and women’s basketball programs will be hosting their first ever “Haunted Hoops” 3-on-3 tournament from 1-5 p.m. in the Cain Gymnasium. Women’s basketball Head Coach Alisha […]

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