Pet of the Week: Dolla

News

By Madison Bendistis Elm Staff Writer Lately at the Humane Society of Kent County, visitors have been greeted by the pitter-patter of little paws. The shelter currently has five American Staffordshire Terrier puppies available for adoption. The staff is hoping that their mother, 3-year-old Dolla, will have an equally short stay at the Humane Society. This […]

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2018 Shorewomen Lacrosse Preview 

Sports

After an impressive 10-7 record last season, being eliminated during the first round of Centennial playoffs by one point left a chip on the Washington College women’s lacrosse team’s shoulder. The returning 18 along with five new freshmen will take the conference head on for a chance at a conference berth. In December of 2017, […]

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BSU Kickback Party Promotes Diversity and Fun

Student Life

By Christian Yosef Elm Staff Writer The Skybox is often overlooked, but it is a great place for a party—as the Black Student Union demonstrated with their annual Kickback Party. On Friday, Feb. 16, students from all backgrounds were invited to dance and socialize. Senior Paris Mercier, president of BSU, said the Kickback Party was important […]

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It’s Not So Hard to Find Mickey Mouse Anymore: Reviewing Disney’s Recent Play to Become a Monopoly in the Entertainment Industry

Lifestyle

By Brian Brecker Elm Staff Writer One may enjoy the centrality of all the intellectual property under Disney because they have so far managed these properties well. However, once CEO Bob Iger is replaced, Disney will still be the only company allowed to make Marvel, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, or even Muppets properties. Why bring this […]

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WC Staff Member Inducted

News

By Cassandra Sottile Elm Staff Writer Kent and Queen Anne’s counties have gained a valuable volunteer and advocate for women and girls. Jodi Olson, director of pre-health professions program at Washington College, is now a volunteer in the Soroptimist International of Kent and Queen Anne’s counties group. Olson works with several WC campus entities to ensure […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Jake Brown Makes a Splash 

Sports

By Savannah Masterson Social Media Editor For sophomore Jake Brown, swimming runs in the family. His father was involved in water sports throughout high school, and Brown said he encouraged him to take up water polo, “but there’s not a lot of water polo around here so he pushed me to swim in college.” With […]

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Medieval Dinner Coming to WC, May Day Tradition

Student Life

By Katy Shenk Elm Staff Writer One of the pride and joys of a liberal arts school is discovering a connection between two seemingly unrelated disciplines. The Medieval May Day Celebration—being planned by the Garden Club, permaculture interns, and Dr. Courtney Rydel, assistant professor of English—combines medieval literature and food sustainability. Shane Brill, Garden Club advisor […]

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Marketing and Craft with Frank Ocean

Lifestyle

By Dan Guarino Senior Writer Frank Ocean, winner of the Best New Artist award at the 2012 Grammys, hasn’t attended the award show since 2013. HHis second studio album, “Blonde,” was critically acclaimed. Yet, he chose not to submit the album for consideration in 2016 when it was released. “Winning a TV award doesn’t christen me […]

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Snapchat Update Disappoints

Opinion

By Katie Bedard Elm Staff Writer If you have a Snapchat account, you may have noticed that things aren’t quite what they used to be. A recent update on the app did more than fix bugs, going as far as to push story and message notifications into the same area. While new layouts on social media […]

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Basketball Senior Day Play the Red Devils:The Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Say Goodbye to Seniors in Final Games

Sports

By John Niswander Senior Writer Both Washington College basketball teams honored their seniors last weekend in the season finale home games against Dickinson College. The Shorewomen tipped first at 2 p.m., followed by the Shoremen immediately following the conclusion of the women’s game. Before tip-off, the Shorewomen honored the team’s five seniors: Brynne Brouse, Kat Moore, […]

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