Letter to the Editor: Student Responds to Protest of Speaker Paul Ryan

Letters, Opinion

Dear Editor: I was disappointed in the stance The Elm took against the lack of student engagement when Speaker of the House Paul Ryan came to the Dixon Valve and Coupling Co. While political activism is crucial to staying aware in our countries dealings I believe that it is these kinds of protests that are […]

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4 Classic Disney Films You Should Watch for Halloween

Lifestyle, Web Features

By Erin Caine Senior Writer While many prefer to get into the Halloween spirit by stringing up decorations, dressing up in costumes, and wolfing down family-sized bags of candy, the holiday doesn’t seem complete if you haven’t binged all of your favorite Halloween movies. Below is a list of Disney originals that, despite being released in […]

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Public Safety Report 10/1 – 10/23

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A case of THEFT was reported on 10/12 at 4:05 p.m. The incident occurred between 10/11 at 6:30 p.m. and 10/12 at 1:45 p.m. in Wicomico. The case is open. A case of MDOP was reported on 10/12 at 10:11 p.m. The incident occurred on 10/12 at 10:44 p.m. in the Harford lot. The case […]

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SGA Corner Oct. 17

News

By Molly Igoe News Editor The Diversity Committee is collaborating with the Global Education Office for International Education Week. They will have world culture night and international speed dating for students who want to learn another language or who know another language. The Chestertown Halloween Parade will be held on Oct. 28. Students can donate […]

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Purpura Visits Literary House, Talks “Scream”

News

By Mary Sprague Elm Staff Writer The porch of the Rose O’Neill Literary House was full — faculty, staff, students, and members of the Chestertown community came out for the release of Lia Purpura’s lyrical essay, “Scream (or never minding)” on Thursday, Oct. 19. “Scream” went on to win a Pushcart Prize in 2016. Purpura […]

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Hynson-Ringgold Offers Tricks, Treats

News

By Abby Wargo Student Life Editor The children of Chestertown can find their share of tricks and treats at the President’s house, the Hynson-Ringgold House, on Halloween night. Alicia Boyd and Carol Landis, campus event coordinators, and Gina Ralston, director of campus events, together with the Student Government Association, have planned an evening open house […]

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College Prevents Case of Fraud

News

By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief A phishing attempt early last month could have cost Washington College $170,000. “The issue of fraud is something we take many measures to protect against,” said Rahel Rosner, vice president for finance and administration. “In this case, we learned of the fraud after it had been perpetrated because of the relationship […]

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WAC Runway

Lifestyle

By Emilie Sanborn Elm Staff Writer Sophomore Max Lambert is ready for whatever the day holds in his comfortable, yet fashionable ensemble. Shirt: H&M Pants: Old Navy  Boots: Steve Madden Hat: Might and Main   Combining earthy tones is a go-to fall trend. Lambert adds a pop of color to this classic look by incorporating his […]

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WC Model UN Team Goes Ivy, Hones Skills

Student Life

By Victoria Gill Elm Staff Writer After midterms, while most students packed up and went home, 16 Model United Nations team members piled into several cars as they traveled up to Yale University for a more academic getaway during their fall break. Each semester, the Model UN team competes in a competitive conference alongside top […]

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Reviewing the Thriller, “mother!”

Lifestyle

By Brian Brecker Elm Staff Writer Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!” is a horror film retelling of Genesis and the New Testament strewn with symbolism and particularly blasphemous perspectives on these stories. The main plot of the story is about a husband and a wife, the latter of whom built their home, where the entire film takes place. […]

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