Pet of Week: Rio

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By Madison Bendistis Elm Staff Writer When Rio, a three-year-old terrier mix with brown and white fur and an adorable smile, first arrived at the Humane Society, he did not arrive alone. “Rio actually came into the shelter with another dog. They were both surrendered by the same owner. The other dog was a little pug […]

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SGA Budget Process Changes

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By Katy Shenk Elm Staff Writer Submitting and approving budgets is a complex process, but Washington College’s Student Government Association is working to help it run as smoothly as possible. Junior Myssa Abusin, financial controller of SGA, is in charge of overseeing the budget submission and approval for all clubs and organizations at the College. Abusin […]

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New Members Join Board of Visitors and Governors: Three Alumni Added to Ranks at the Start of the 2017-18 Academic Year

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By Savannah Masterson  Social Media Editor Washington College’s Board of Visitors and Governors welcomed three alumni to its ranks this semester: Rick Wheeler, Class of 1986; Valarie A. Sheppard, Class of 1986; and Brandon Riker, Class of 2010. “It’s an honor and privilege to be considered a member of the Board,” Wheeler said. In an interview […]

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Keeping Belongings Safe for Break

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By Cassandra Sottile  Elm Staff Writer With the upcoming holiday break, Washington College will be losing its  main source of information for reporting suspicious activity on campus. “This time of year for college breaks, students leaving campus become a vulnerable population,” said Director of Public Safety Gerald Roderick. During the holiday season, crime rates typically go […]

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Dancescape Showcases Student, Alumni Talent

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As the cumulation of a semester-long process, the Department of Theatre and Dance performed this year’s Dancescape, a student performance that also featured the Baltimore Dance Project’s LightForest. The program ran Nov. 17 and 18. Dancescape is an annual event showcasing student talents in dance and choreography. Students performed five dances, “Time Swing,” “And the […]

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Transgender Lives Honored by College and Community

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By Molly Igoe News Editor The number 325 was repeated throughout this year’s Transgender Day of Remembrance. It represents the number of reported murders of transgender and gender-diverse people as of September. “This number, 325, doesn’t include suicides, it doesn’t include deaths that occurred from natural causes like heart attacks; these were murders, these were […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Swimmer Maija Adourian

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By Louis Galdos Elm Staff Writer Maija Adourian strives for perfection.  She is always looking to improve so that she can better herself and push her teammates in the right direction. The women’s swim team captain strives to lead by example. Adourian won the Most Improved Swimmer award last year and was a two-time recipient of […]

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