Sports Broadcasters Cover All Events; The Voices of Washington College Athletics Provide Games from Home

Sports

By Pat Mariboe Senior Writer For those who are unable to attend games because of work, travel, or other obligations, the Washington College Athletics Department has you covered. Broadcasting efforts are spearheaded by Athletics Broadcasting Coordinator Conner Fleegle, or, as he likes to refer to himself, “the voice of Washington College Athletics.” “A perfect broadcast starts […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Gabby Winsky Wants to Make Plays

Sports

By Elm Staff Gabby Winsky is ready for a change. The senior guard for the Washington College women’s basketball team sees herself as more of a “defensively minded player” and wants to switch it up. “My personal goal is to be more of an offensive threat … I tend to look to facilitate plays rather than […]

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Ask the Gander; Can Guys and Girls Be Friends?

Lifestyle

By Amanda Gabriel Senior Writer Romance has long been the basis of the prototypical male-female relationship because the continuation of the human race depends on this connection. As a result, cross-sex friendships have been disregarded or trivialized. Romantic relationships are defined by a set of rules or a timeline of stages—the talking stage, dating, getting married, […]

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For Better or Worse, the Best Stories Are True; Reviewing the Recent War Film, “Thank You for Your Service”

Lifestyle

By Jason Yon Senior Writer Miles Teller is rapidly becoming, in my opinion, one of the best actors of our time. Earlier this month he drove home the dramatic biopic, “Only the Brave,” and last year he played an integral role in the comedy “War Dogs.” With a limited release in October and a wide spread release […]

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Dining Hall Supports Corrupt Exotic Food Markets

Opinion

By Molly Igoe News Editor On Halloween, the Dining Hall was made spooky with dessert skeletons, gravestone cupcakes, and other festive Halloween décor. I was not prepared, however, to see that they were serving beaver, alpaca, and llama. At first, I thought it was a joke, like on April Fool’s when they served alligator and […]

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3-2 Program with Duke Announced

News

By Cassandra Sottile Elm Staff Writer Environmental science and studies students can now earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years through the dual-degree partnership with Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, which is known for its forestry and environmental management courses as well as its marine lab. Washington College is now among one […]

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Concerns with Increasing Student Population at WC; Admissions Initiative May Threaten Small Class Sizes as Hallmark of Student Experience

Student Life

By Katie Bedard Elm Staff Writer Over the course of the past year, Washington College President Kurt Landgraf has discussed plans to increase the overall student population size of WC. He, along with VP of Enrollment Management Lorna Hunter, is hoping to significantly reverse the decline in enrollment that was evident this past year. It’s not […]

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Pet of the Week: Cooper

Lifestyle

By Madison Bendistis Elm Staff Writer Meet Cooper, an orange and white cat available for adoption at the Humane Society of Kent County. Cooper was found roaming the streets of Chestertown. “We got a call for animal control to go out and get a stray cat that had been found. Eric, one of our animal […]

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Tanzania Summer Seminar

Student Life

By Lori Wysong Elm Staff Writer This summer, Washington College students will have the opportunity to travel to Tanzania for a Summer Seminar.  Participants in the program can visit such famous locations as Mount Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti, and get the opportunity to perform community service outside of the classroom. Senior Alexandra Green went on […]

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Dancescape Preview

Student Life

By Laiken Harrigan Elm Staff Writer This week, the departments of theatre and dance welcome the public to a blend of performances in the show “Dancescape.” The performances are on Friday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. in the Decker Theatre. Students, faculty, alumni and a special guest will […]

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