Summer Schedule Impacts Dining Hall 

News

By Brooke Schultz  Editor-in-Chief The loss of some summer conferences held at Washington College means some changes for the Dining Services staff this summer. The lack of individuals on campus means it is not necessary to have the dining hall open throughout the summer. Despite this, “We’re going to do everything we can to ensure […]

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How to Love Your SCE Process Rather Than Dread It

Opinion

By Stephaney Wilson Elm Staff Writer One of the biggest things that all Washington College students dread is the looming Senior Capstone Experience. What kind of capstone experience is it? Should we really be afraid of this so-called capstone experience? What does it mean? These were the many questions I had in my mind about this SCE, […]

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“The Cripple of Inishmaan” Breaks Legs and Eggs

Student Life

By Garrett Wissel Elm Staff Writer If you entered the Gibson Center for the Arts recently, you may have mistook it for western Ireland. On March 1 to 3, the Washington College Department of Theatre and Dance staged a production of “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” Martin McDonagh’s famed comedy set on a remote island off the west […]

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WAC Runway: Spring Edition

Lifestyle

By Emilie Sanborn Elm Staff Writer With the changing season, fashion trends are changing, too. This week has been windy and rainy, but sophomore Meaghan Manna isn’t letting it bring her down. Dress: Francesca’s Jacket: The North Face Boots: DSW “Today is International Badge Day, so I wanted to dress nicely in pin attire,” said Manna, […]

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Book Prize Finalists Announced

News

By Taylor Patterson  Elm Staff Writer $50,000. That is how much one writer will be awarded if they are chosen to be the recipient of the George Washington Book Prize. This prestigious book prize is awarded once a year to an author whose book shows the potential to expand the knowledge and understanding of early American history. […]

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Hero of the Week: Frances McDormand

Opinion

By Rosie Alger  Opinion Editor This week’s hero is Frances McDormand for her Oscars speech that highlighted women in the industry and called for more diverse inclusion in the art-making process. McDormand used her precious amount of acceptance speech time to have all the women in the room who had been nominated for an award […]

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Spring Seasons Begin On the Diamond

Sports

By Pat Mariboe  Senior Writer The Shoremen and Shorewomen were both in action this past week as they looked to start their seasons off in winning form. After winning their doubleheader season opener against Lancaster Bible, the Shoremen faced off against Catholic University and Roger Williams University at home. First up was Catholic. The Shoremen […]

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The War for the World’s Eardrums: Comparing and Contrasting the Best Music Streaming Services for Both Listeners and Artists

Lifestyle

By Brian Brecker  Elm Staff Writer Like many of my fellow millennials, the era of CD players, and perhaps even vinyl or cassette is a distant memory, except to the hipster or audiophile. The medium dominating our popular culture is the streaming service, asking only a monthly subscription for access to an entire catalog of music for […]

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WC Responds to High School Protesters: College to Forgive Suspension for Peaceful Protest in Admissions Process

News

Washington College has released a statement that Admissions will not penalize admitted students for their engagement with peaceful protests in response to the ongoing gun control debate. In the statement, released on Tuesday, Feb. 27, the College said it was “founded on the principles of moral courage, civic engagement, and a commitment to action. We […]

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Just a Gander: Should Guys Learn How to “Pickup?” Women?

Lifestyle

By Dan Teano  Lifestyle Editor What’s the best pickup line you’ve ever heard or used? Maybe it’s just me, but I think, “Can I get your number?” isn’t so great anymore. Believe it or not, there are hundreds of coaches on YouTube who teach guys how to do “pickup.” On the surface, this seems like […]

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