Seniors Read Creative Writing Pieces After Four Years of Devotion to the Art

Student Life

By Jack Despeaux  Student Life Editor Every fall, bright-eyed freshman creative writers go to the Rose O’Neill Literary House and read their original poems, fiction, and nonfiction as a way of introducing themselves to the English Department. Their dreams are set with hopes of winning the Sophie Kerr Prize and making a name for themselves as […]

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Enter: “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity”

Student Life

By Christian Yosef  Elm Staff Writer If you’ve ever been in the Gibson Center for the Arts, you’d know that there isn’t a wrestling ring inside. Well, at least not all the time. On April 20 and 21, students had the chance to watch “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” in Tawes Theatre. “The Elaborate Entrance of […]

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Advancement VP Leaves

News

By Lori Wysong  Elm Staff Writer Andrea Trisciuzzi, vice president of Advancement, is leaving Washington College.  After two years at WC, she will step down in May to become vice president for Principal Gifts at the Catholic University of America. President Kurt Landgraf said he is happy for Trisciuzzi and her new opportunity. “I am very appreciative […]

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Pet of the Week: Cookie

News

By Madison Bendistis  Elm Staff Writer This week, meet Cookie. Cookie is a one-year-old Staffordshire Terrier mix who is currently available for adoption at the Humane Society of Kent County. Cookie has caramel and white fur, and her fur color splits right down the middle of her face. Cookie has not been at the Humane Society for […]

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Class Officers Elected For 2018-19 School Year

News

By Cassandra Sottile  Elm Staff Writer The rising senior, junior, and sophomore classes have elected their 2018-19 officers. Class of 2019 President Katie Peacock said, “I wanted to run because I felt that I could bring a new perspective and passion to the office. I really care about our school and want to make sure we leave […]

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Men’s Club Rugby Alumni Return

Sports

By Sophie Grabiec  Sports Editor On Sunday, April 22, the Washington College Men’s Club Rugby team hosted alumni for a seven’s alumni game. At 1 p.m., alumni and students joined together on the Bermuda grass field. Historically, the rugby team has been known for its inclusivity. People of all different interests and backgrounds join the team. […]

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Champion of Science and Service: Katie Arnold

Student Life

By Katy Shenk  Elm Staff Writer   From her first visit to campus, senior Katie Arnold knew she had found her future home. “This was the first Division III college that I visited, and I pretty much immediately fell in love with it. It wasn’t that it met a checklist of things, it was more of a […]

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WC Fights to Save the Bees

Opinion

By Stephaney Wilson  Elm Staff Writer What is all the buzz with beekeeping? In recent news, Washington College has become the first Bee Campus USA in Maryland. Bee Campus USA is a program that raises awareness on the role that pollinators play in our community and what each of us can do to provide them a healthy […]

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Well, That Was a Big “Damn” Surprise: Reviewing 2018’s Pulitzer Prize Winner: Kendrick Lamar and His Unprecedented Win

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine  Senior Writer 20 years ago, music critic Kyle Gann, speaking critically of the Pulitzer Prize for Music and its panel of judges, expressed his concern that the white, male panelists are biased in favor of “the same narrow Eurocentric aesthetic” and are to blame for the prize’s elitist mentality. One can easily see […]

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Comic There Was an Idea…

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By Heber Guerra-Recinos, Andrew Grier, Barbara McGuigan, and Kate Voynow

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