Remembering Betty Lee Spence’s Service at WC

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By Molly Igoe News Editor Betty Lee Spence was always around to smile and brighten someone’s day—someone who was “so nice and easy to get along with,” said Antoine Reid, her coworker. Spence, a food service worker in the Dining Hall, died on Saturday, Nov. 25. In an email sent out to campus staff, Director […]

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How You Can Learn On the Go; A List of the Best Podcasts to Tune Into

Lifestyle

By Amy Rudolph Web Editor I’m often fascinated by what people are listening to when I see them tuned in to their phone and unplugged from the world. I always assumed it was music, but more recently I have realized the growing majority of people who listen to podcasts. Podcasts today aren’t your mom and dad’s […]

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Boycotting Problematic Artists; How Much is Your Money Really Worth?

Opinion

By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief Put your money where your mouth is. That adage has only become more prevalent as, well, every single industry has an onslaught of seedy characters unveiled almost daily. The question has become — can you separate someone from their art? Should you decide yes, that question only becomes more complicated — how […]

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One Year of President Trump and What Comes Next

Opinion

By Tedi Rollins Elm Staff Writer It has been over a year since Donald Trump was officially elected as president of the United States. The heated election season of 2016, which resulted in Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote and Trump winning the electoral college, left many Americans baffled. Many Trump voters said that what they […]

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Climate Change Is Caused By Humans: What Now?

News, Opinion

By Tedi Rollins Elm Staff Writer Throughout his term, President Donald Trump has made clear his desire to Make America Great Again. The rest of the world has had another plan in mind: to make the environment great again. The U.S. is the only country that has not signed on to the Paris Climate Accord, an […]

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Fast Food, Lasting Memories; A Family’s Long-Standing Fast Food Tradition

Lifestyle

By Victoria Cline Elm Staff Writer Although there are many varied opinions about fast food, it is nevertheless a staple of the ever on-the-go American culture. Since today marks National Fast Food Day, here’s the scoop on what is available in or around Chestertown. Chestertown offers several fast food options including Arby’s, Taco Bell, Kentucky Fried […]

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Hero of the Week: Thanksgiving Break

Opinion

By  Rosie Alger Opinion Editor Students everywhere are starting to get worn down by a long semester, battles with illnesses, windy, cold days, and general homesickness. Now is the perfect time for a little break, and Thanksgiving could not come at a better time. This week’s hero is the five day weekend Washington College students […]

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The Shorewomen Take on Swarthmore

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By Carson Metzker Elm Staff Writer Washington College’s women’s swim team continued its dominance over Salisbury University with a 138-64 win, WC’s 31st consecutive victory over the Sea Gulls. The Nov. 8 meet opened with a victory in the 200-yard medley relay. The team of senior caption Maija Adourian and sophomores Alex Searles, Lindsay Wiecki, and […]

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“Spring Awakening” Explores Taboo of Sex

Student Life

By Garrett Wissel Elm Staff Writer On Nov. 10 and 11, the Washington College Department of Theatre and Dance presented “Spring Awakening,” the seminal coming of age drama by Franz Wedekind, translated by Jonathan Franzen. The production was a Senior Directing Thesis by Rosie Alger, and, like the other directing theses, the play was held in […]

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The Real Story Behind “The Butler”

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By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief It took 57 calls for Wil Haygood to find the Eugene Allen he was looking for — the Eugene Allen who had worked for eight presidents, from Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan; the Eugene Allen whom the movie “The Butler” is based on. At an intimate dinner in Hynson Lounge on Wednesday, […]

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