SGA Minutes: April 17

News

Class officers were sworn in. Diversity committee discussed their budget and potential events for next year. WACappella withdrew their discretionary budget request. 2018-19 Senate Platform was discussed and passed. SGA President Victoria Cline thanked senators for helping with the platform and encouraged them to keep up with it. This week is budget week.

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Greek Week, Greek Games Invite Campus Organizations to Unify Through Fun

Student Life

By Isabella Sansanelli  Elm Staff Writer There are few times during the school year that the Green is packed with people. Now there’s another reason for it: the Greek Games, an event that finished off Greek Week, which lasted from April 15-April 21. Greek Week at Washington College brings the the participating fraternities and sororities together to […]

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Senior Gift Shames Graduating Students into Donating Too Early

Opinion

By Rosie Alger  Opinion Editor Every year, graduating seniors are pushed to donate back to the school before they even walk across the stage. The Senior Class Gift Committee is looking to get the highest percentage of participating seniors, so any small donation counts. They even put a link to the donation page at the end […]

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Always Under Surveillance: Your Phone Could Be Listening and Watching

Opinion

By Theodore Matheiss  Elm Staff Writer The other day I was in the library studying with my friend Dan. Another friend of mine came over to talk to us, and Dan complimented her jacket. She thanked him and told him the brand. About an hour later, scrolling down his Instagram feed, Dan saw an ad for the […]

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Athletes Excel in the Classroom

Sports

By Pat Mariboe  Senior Writer As another successful year of Washington College athletics comes to a close, many student athletes are being recognized for their endeavors off the field. Just recently, several student athletes got inducted into renowned leadership and honor societies. Senior Maija Adourian, a four-year swimmer, is one of those student athletes who had the […]

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New Dining Hall Program Teaches Students to Cook

News

By Brooke Schultz  Editor-in-Chief At the dining hall, there are never too many cooks in the kitchen. At least, that’s what Dining Services’ pilot program, Teaching Kitchen, suggests. “The idea is for students to be involved from beginning of preparing a dish, to the very end of preparing a dish, to eating the very dish they’ve […]

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Kanye West Reactivates Twitter

Lifestyle

By Dan Guarino  Elm Staff Writer Whether or not you’re a fan of the famously divisive musician, you’ve probably seen screenshots of some of Kanye West’s more off-the-wall Twitter quotables. From the goofy, “I hate it when I’m on a flight and I wake up, with a water bottle next to me like ‘oh great now I […]

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On the Diamond: Baseball and Softball

Sports

By John Niswander  Senior Writer The Washington College baseball team contested a road double header last weekend at Muhlenberg College. WC raced out to an early 5-0 lead before a Mules rally saw the home team come back and prevail 7-5. “The Centennial Conference in baseball is extremely competitive and every team is capable of beating any […]

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Letter to the Editor: Changes and Goals for Mental Health Support at WC

Letters, Opinion

Dear Washington College Community, Over the last few weeks our campus has been grappling with great sadness following the loss of a member of our small community. In the midst of that struggle, however, we have been given an opportunity to figure out how we, as a campus, can do better. Consequently, students and administrators […]

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Increasing National Guard at Border Won’t Help Anyone

Opinion

By Olivia Libowitz  Elm Staff Writer If you’ve been one of the onlookers who keeps assuming “the day will never come,” guess what: it has come. What day is that? The day when we realize President Donald Trump is actually putting into place some of the actions he has been threatening. Technically, that day has been here […]

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