Kurt Landgraf Inaugurated as the 29th President of WC

News

By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief Students, according to President Kurt Landgraf, are at the center of Washington College. As a way to honor that, his inauguration as 29th president was held over Fall Family Weekend. “We hold the future of America in our hands — the students we are educating here are the future, and that is […]

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Consumers Buy into Wasteful Apple Marketing Strategy

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By Abby Wargo Student Life Editor Caption for photo; Apple and similar companies continue to pump out new products, regardless of the need or quality of the updated features. Every September, it seems the whole of Western society waits with bated breath for the inevitable — a new iPhone model. Most recently, Apple CEO Tim Cook […]

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Hero of the Week: Royal Farms at the Traffic Circle

Opinion

By Rosie Alger Opinion Editor This week’s hero is Royal Farms for providing us with a new and convenient late night snacking location near campus. Located near Café Sado and Kent Crossing on the High Street “traffic circle,” the new Royal Farms is perfect for students and townspeople who need a pick-me-up in the middle of […]

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Sean Spicer Didn’t Belong at the Emmys

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By Olivia Libowitz Elm Staff Writer Former Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s performance belittled his serious and negative impact on minority Americans since the start of the Trump administration. If you missed the Emmys last week allow me to fill you in: Best Outstanding Actor in a Limited Series went to Riz Ahmed, Best Variety Talk Show […]

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Women’s Tennis Recap

Sports

By John Niswander Elm Staff Writer Last weekend, the Washington College women’s tennis team traveled to Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Va. and competed in the Yellow Jacket Invitational Tournament. The tournament, held over two days, is a round-robin format that consists of singles and doubles play among four schools: Randolph-Macon, Virginia Wesleyan, Bridgewater College, and WC. […]

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Basketball Determined During Offseason: The Men’s Basketball Team Looks Forward to Improving This Season

Sports

By Carson Metzker Elm Staff Writer Sophomore Dallas Marshall fights for the ball at a home contest in the 2016-17 season. Men’s basketball looks to improve upon their record of 7-18 as they enter the 2017-18 season. Although last year’s results were somewhat disappointing, the team has many key players returning and has added some young […]

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Pet of the Week: Hope

News

By Madi Bendistis Elm Staff Writer The staff at the Humane Society of Kent County nicknamed Hope, a 6-year-old cat available for adoption, “the nanny,” as soon as they met her. “When Hope came in she was left in our drop room. It was her, another cat, and five kittens,” Animal Care Technician Mary Johnston said. Although […]

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2017 Fall Season Begins for WC Club Men’s Soccer Team: Club Team Gains Traction as They Head Towards the Old Line Cup vs. St. Mary’s

Sports

By Pat Mariboe Senior Writer Whether you’re a rookie, veteran, or simply love to play the game, the Washington College Club Soccer team might have a spot for you. While the team has officially been around for a few years, junior Trae Hoffner, current president and captain, is looking to make the club more prominent on […]

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A Bi-Visibility Day Celebration: The Most Iconic Bisexual Musical Artists

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By Erin Caine Senior Writer Bi-Visibility Day, also known as Celebrate Bisexuality Day, was established in 1999 by bisexual rights activists Wendy Curry, Michael Page, and Gigi Raven Wilbur in order to combat their lack of recognition both inside and outside of the LGBTQ community. The day, Sept. 23 (Wilbur’s Birthday), recognizes and celebrates the contributions […]

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YouTube Creators Stifled by Corporate Interests

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By Tedi Rollins Elm Staff Writer From its beginnings as a small start-up to the hugely popular website, YouTube, has made its name as a social media network which enables everyday people to have a voice. For years, the video sharing site has provided viewers with music videos, TV shows, and, most importantly, independently produced content […]

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