Women’s Lacrosse Takes on Randolph Macon

Sports

By Chrissy Segrest  Elm Staff Writer Randolph Macon College lost the Centennial Conference championship by only four goals last season, so the Shorewomen knew they had to come out and fight their best fight in their game versus the Yellow Jackets on Saturday, March 17. “People think that we’re the underdogs. At this point in the season […]

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Tennis Competes in South Carolina: The Shoremen and Shorewomen Build on Experience for the Future

Sports

By Louis Galdos  Elm Staff Writer The men’s and women’s tennis teams went on a trip to South Carolina over spring break, competing against Stockton University in New Jersey, Macalester College from Minnesota, and Concordia University in New York. The Shoremen lost to Macalester College 9-0, then on Friday they ended on a high note by winning […]

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Softball Goes to Florida

Sports

By John Niswander  Senior Writer The Washington College softball team traveled to Kissimmee, Fla. last week for spring break and played a total of 10 games over five days. WC finished the trip with an overall record of 3-7, but gained game play and experience which will help the team with conference competition. “All of us […]

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Baseball Heats Up

Sports

While most students looked forward to spring break to go on vacation, catch up with friends, hang out with family, or take a rest from school, the baseball team traveled to Fort Pierce, Fla. to play against six different competitors. The team started their drive on Saturday, March 10 and played their first game on […]

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War on the Shore: The Shoremen Take the Sea Gulls into OT

Sports

 By Pat Mariboe  Senior Writer The Shoremen were looking to pick up their first victory against Salisbury since 2013 when they faced off in the annual War on the Shore competition on Saturday, March 17.  The Shoremen headed into the contest coming off a four-game win streak and were hoping to test their luck against the […]

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Hero of the Week: UMBC at March Madness

Opinion

By Rosie Alger  Opinion Editor This week’s hero is University of Maryland Baltimore County’s men’s basketball team. The men made history as the first men’s 16 seed team to beat out a No. 1 seed team. March Madness will be shaken up for the rest of the season, as the plucky underdog team toppled UVA 74-54. […]

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Do Controversial Characters Deserve Oscars?

Opinion

By Olivia Libowitz  Elm Staff Writer I’d like to make a case for complex narratives, stories that are hard to digest. Consider “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” If you’ve yet to see this film, consider this your spoiler alert. This year’s Oscars were one of the best in years. Against all odds, Jimmy Kimmel returned after last […]

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Letter to the Editor: On Mental Health

Letters, Opinion

In response to an opinion article titled, “Are Prisons Our Best Mental Health Solution?” which said: “In 2016, a Slate article wrote, ‘America’s prisons have become warehouses for the mentally ill.’”   Dear Editor, For all the reasons I would avoid “the” Blacks, I would avoid “the” mentally ill.   Harold A. Maio, retired mental […]

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Campus Drive Helps WC Students: Ride Sharing App Could Solve Safe Ride Crowding Problems

Opinion

By Stephaney Wilson  Elm Staff Writer We now have a version of Uber on campus. Campus Drive is one of the hottest apps at Washington College right now. Who wouldn’t want a driver to take them to the nearest fast-food restaurant at one in the morning? As a student, I am delighted about this new initiative.  To […]

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Social Justice Post-Award Shows: Celebrities Should Keep Fighting for the Cause

Opinion

By Kate Bedard  Elm Staff Writer The Oscars signaled the end of an anticipated awards season for Hollywood artists. Across the country, the award show season created more than just a buzz around whose favorite movie would reign supreme. In recent years, more and more artists are using their acceptance speech or red carpet interviews as a […]

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