Genderless Acting Awards Gain Momentum: Neutral Acting Categories Could Allow For More Diverse, Inclusive Recognition

Opinion

By Rosie Alger Elm Staff Writer Acting awards have been cemented in the public’s eye as a gendered affair. Best Actor and Best Actress are the pinnacle of the night at the Oscars, but why are these categories divided? Does a person’s ability to act depend  on their gender? What about the actors who identify […]

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Reviewing “The Fate of the Furious”

Lifestyle

By Jason Yon Elm Staff Writer “The Fate of the Furious,” the eighth movie in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, crashed into theaters with a record breaking first weekend. Much like the previous movie, the eighth features a star-studded cast. Hollywood stars including Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, and Michelle Rodriguez tear up […]

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Housing Renovations Slated for Next Year

News

By Mary Sprague Elm Staff Writer As Washington College grows, so does the demand for housing space. In the upcoming academic year, there will be several changes made to housing in order to accommodate this growth and the need for updated and modern living spaces. Kent House, currently under renovation, will be open again for […]

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A Walk to Remember: AXΩ Sponsors “Walk a Mile”

Student Life

By Abby Wargo Student Life Editor The scraping of red stilettos against the pavement echoed down the Cater Walk as Washington College students stepped into the shoes of victims of domestic violence. On April 23, the sisters of Alpha Chi Omega and the brothers of Theta Chi partnered with the WC Prevention, Education, and Advocacy […]

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Chic Choice

Lifestyle

By Joanna Sperapani Elm Staff Writer In celebration of Earth Day,  sophomore Kelsey McNaul models an eco-friendly look made from sustainable materials. McNaul’s dress is from Bloom, a yoga and sportswear brand that focuses on creating clothes that are friendly to the environment. The fabric is made from bamboo fiber, which serves as a great […]

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Alumnus Spotlight: Owen Bailey

Student Life

by Jilly Horaneck Elm Staff Writer Alumnus Owen Bailey has had a long history with Washington College. He transferred from McDaniel College to WC in 2004 and graduated in 2007. Before he decided to major in American Studies for his Undergraduate Degree, Bailey had switched from History to English. While attending WC, Bailey’s favorite class […]

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Tabata: Workout of the Week

Lifestyle

By Amanda Gabriel Elm Staff Writer Round 1: Jumping squats and jump rope Round 2: Push-ups and bicep curls Round 3: Scissors and plank taps Round 4: Jumping jacks and high knees *Note: Everybody’s fitness level is different and therefore each person is not going to be able to complete all of the reps. If […]

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“13 Reasons Why” Polarizes Viewers

Opinion

By Brooke Schultz and Amy Rudolph News Editor and Elm Staff Writer This article contains spoilers for the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” and discusses instances of graphic sexual assault and self-harm. Amy Rudolph and Brooke Schultz watched the show and discussed three of the most talked-about aspects of the show. WC students can report […]

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Public Safety Report 4/11-4/17

News

A SIMPLE ASSAULT was reported on 4/11 at 9:55 p.m. The incident occurred on 4/11 at 9:55  p.m. in Minta Martin. The case was referred to Student Affairs A case of MDOP was reported on 4/11 at 10:30 p.m. The incident occurred on 4/11, exact time unknown, in Minta Martin. The case was referred to […]

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The Most Memorable TV Show Opening Credits

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Elm Staff Writer The title sequence of a television show is often an important part of drawing in potential viewers, and it involves a balancing-act of artistic decisions. It has to be visually eye-catching and original without being gaudy or off-putting, and it has to somehow convince viewers to listen to it […]

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