A Haunting at WC: Spooky Student Tales

Student Life

By Laiken Harrigan Elm Staff Writer Washington College is well-known for its history, but the College’s past also comes with some spooky baggage. There are many rumors about paranormal activity on campus that still circle the small community. Some students claim to have experienced strange things in their dorms and in older academic buildings that don’t […]

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A Breath of Fresh Air: WC’s New Adventure Club Promotes the Outdoors

Student Life

By Garrett Wissel Elm Staff Writer Earlier this month it was announced that Washington College would be adding a new service club to campus: Adventure Club. As its name suggests, this club is all about adventuring and exploring in the form of hikes, beach trips, and other casual recreational activities all over the greater Delmarva […]

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Stacking Up For the Challenge: a Record-Breaking Breakfast

Student Life

By Molly Igoe News Editor Kappa Sigma’s 18th biannual Pancake Breakfast was a record-breaking success for the fall semester. This fall’s breakfast raised $3,600, beating last fall’s record of $3,250. All the ticket proceeds go towards Kappa Sigma’s two philanthrophies, prostate cancer research and the Military Heroes Campaign. “My goal this year was for 1,000 […]

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Is the Second Time a Charm? Reviewing “The Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” The Sequel

Lifestyle

By Jason Yon Elm Staff Writer Three years ago, “Kingsman: The Secret Service” was released in theaters. The eccentric spoof on the world of James Bond was received quite well by critics and moviegoers alike. There was something about the style of the characters and the nearly comic book level of action that clicked. It was […]

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A Few Tricks for Many Treats: Beginner Makeup Looks for Halloween

Lifestyle

By Emilie Sanborn Elm Staff Writer Still scrounging around for a last minute Halloween costume? These three easy makeup looks are fun, cute, and won’t break the bank. Outer Space. Channel your inner Zenon, Girl of the 21st Century with this colorful, glittery makeup. For this look, you will need purple eyeshadow and silver glitter. Step […]

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WC Students on Fall Break

Lifestyle

By Victoria Cline Elm Staff Writer From family traditions, to service projects, to preparing for future careers, Washington College students kept busy during their time off. Jennifer Walls, junior, went home to visit family in Bowie, where they celebrated a “Family Oktober Fest to celebrate their German heritage,” she said. Festivities included blue and white German […]

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Reviewing “Loving Vincent”

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Senior Writer “Loving Vincent,” a film released in the US on Sept. 22, boasts an original soundtrack just as gorgeously textured as its groundbreaking artwork. Vincent van Gogh’s animated biography, the first feature-length film to be made entirely with paintings, pooled the talent and dedication of 115 painters to create an astounding 65,000 […]

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Students, Town Protest Paul Ryan’s Visit to Chestertown

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By Molly Igoe News Editor Chants of “You don’t care if people die” echoed outside of Dixon Valve & Coupling, one of Kent County’s top employers, on Oct. 5. Washington College students and faculty, along with town members, were there to protest Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s visit to tour the plant and speak […]

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Millennial Candidates Seek Spot in Government

News

By Molly Igoe News Editor In Congress, there are currently only five Congress members who are considered part of the millennial bloc. Millennials, according to researchers Neil Howe and William Strauss, are those born between 1982 and 2004.  This is a very small proportion, considering that millennials are now the largest demographic in the country. According […]

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Snacking 101

Lifestyle

By Victoria Cline Elm Staff Writer There are many reasons to grab something to eat in the late hours of the evening. Anything from irregular or restricted eating during the day, stress, mood changes, or boredom can lead you to that tub of ice-cream or bag of tortilla chips. Think about it. Maybe you have to […]

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