Student Laments Over Campus Wide Switch From Coca-Cola to Pepsi

Opinion

By Caroline Harvey Copy Editor This past summer when I came back to campus to assist with a writing conference, I was met with a deep disappointment—the Coca-Cola vending machines, which I had known and loved, were gone. In their stead was a fleet of Pepsi machines, wider spread than the Coke ones I had relied […]

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Reviewing the Music of the Movie: What Did You Think of “Black Panther’s” Soundtrack

Lifestyle

By Dan Guarino Elm Staff Writer ‘“Black Panther” has quickly become a cultural phenomenon, which is especially impressive considering it has only been out for a week. It’s also a Marvel movie, and they make everything from passably mediocre to pretty great action films, so it’s iffy on whether or not the hype is justified. When a […]

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College Celebrates Black History Through April

News

By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief This year, celebrating black history is not being relegated to only one month. “The idea came from us as a group to have something on campus because for the past year—I’ve been here two years now­—but I remember last year we didn’t have [anything] but the Kick Off Dinner,” said sophomore Ervens […]

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Shoremen Lacrosse Wins Home Opener: Sloan Excited For The Future After Defeating Birmingham-Southern 16-7

Sports

By Pat Mariboe Senior Writer The Shoremen had their first taste of action this past week in a scrimmage against Arcadia in preparation for their season opener against Birmingham-Southern. Sophomore Cooper Sloan said he was thrilled with his team’s performance against Arcadia and hoped for a similar result in their first official matchup on Saturday. “We […]

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Get to Know the 2018-19 SGA Candidates

News

By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief Being an educated voter is important—even on a collegiate level. This Thursday, Feb. 22, the polls open for Student Government Association president and vice president. Below is what you need to know about the candidates and their platforms. President Victoria Cline, junior. Cline has served on SGA in several positions, most recently […]

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Enoch Pratt Library: Contest Provides Opportunity for Poets

Student Life

By Jack Despeaux Student Life Editor Picture yourself standing at a podium: an audience of sophisticated poetry lovers sit before you, an undergraduate with high aspirations. Your name is published in a national journal, and there’s a full window display of you and your work. To get all of this, you think, and it didn’t even cost […]

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Student Spotlight: Mike Hudson Lands Co-Editor Position in National Journal

Student Life

By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief A passion for science and a love of words has led one Washington College student to a career that entwines the two. Mike Hudson, senior biology major and English minor, has accepted a co-editing position at North American Birds, a journal that has always “aimed to combine field observations with scholarly, formal […]

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Women’s Basketball Reaches Final Stretch

Basketball, Sports

By John Niswander Senior Writer The Shorewomen were able to complete a season sweep over Bryn Mawr last week, 51-42, behind sophomore guard Bridget McLaughlin’s 13 points.  “Tonight we had our ups and downs, but we are very happy we pulled out a win,” said captain guard Caitlyn Clark, sophomore.  After trailing 3-0 to start the […]

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Is WC the Right Place to Honor Frederick Douglass?

Opinion

By Katie Bedard Elm Staff Writer This year’s Birthday Convocation marks more than just a significant event for George Washington. As part of Frederick Douglass’s bicentennial birthday, Washington College will be honoring him posthumously with a degree for Doctor of Laws. While it’s not unusual for WC to give out honorary degrees during convocation, this particular one […]

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Office of Intercultural Affairs SOC Dinners Offer Support to Minority Students

Opinion

By Stephaney Wilson Elm Staff Writer We all enjoy a good meal surrounded by friends and family. The Student of Color dinners at Washington College create that sense of community in a much-needed time on our campus. Once a month, a dinner is held by the Office of Intercultural Affairs, led by Director Jean-Pierre Laurenceau-Medina and Assistant […]

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