WC First Year Students Partake in Community Service Project

News

CHESTERTOWN, MD— Wearing bright green T-shirts and armed with everything from dust masks and iPhones to hammers and wire brushes, more than 340 new Washington College students and their peer mentors descended on downtown Chestertown on Wednesday, August 23, to help local business owners with everything from social media advice to prepping buildings for renovation. […]

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Retirement of Mental Health Nurses Leaves Gap at Health Center

Opinion

By Abby Wargo Editor-in-Chief It’s no secret that mental health is a major concern in the United States today. It seems like it’s something everyone is conscious of, but no significant progress has been made. In 2016, about 18 percent of Americans were reported to have a mental illness, according to the National Institute of […]

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Summer Sequels Triumph at Box Office, What Makes a Second Installment Worth Your Time?

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Lately, Hollywood has been especially attuned to the formidable selling power of a good franchise. This summer’s film landscape has been no exception, studded with much-anticipated — and in some cases long-awaited — sequels to popular films. According to IMDb, there have already been over two dozen of them shown […]

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Field Hockey Welcomes Hunsicker

Sports

By Kayla Zapcic Elm Staff Writer Washington College field hockey welcomed new Assistant Coach Cody Hunsicker, alongside returning Head Coach Annie Kietzman this preseason.  Before coming to WC, Hunsicker played Division I field hockey for Lafayette College. While attending Lafayette, Hunsicker started over 40 games in the backfield and was named to the All-Patriot League […]

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Parents Who Don’t Vaccinate Their Kids Shouldn’t Be Parents

Opinion

By Theodore Mattheiss Opinion Editor There are plenty of stupid opinions out there, but not many are stupider than the notion that vaccines cause autism, or that this belief is an excuse to avoid vaccinating your child against diseases that are as easily preventable as they are deadly. David and Collet Stephen are a Canadian […]

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Mold an Ongoing Concern in Campus Residence Halls

News

By Lori Wysong News Editor As the new school year begins, staying healthy can be a challenge. Transitioning into a new living space can be difficult, especially when your dorm is facing problems with mold. Over the summer, Kent, Caroline, Queen Anne’s, Harford, East Hall, and Minta Martin experienced issues with mold, according to the […]

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Summer Starrs: Students Gain Internship Experience at Home and Across the Nation

Student Life

By Katy Shenk  Student Life Editor  Although school was not in session, Washington College’s Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience employed more than 30 students as part of two distinct internship programs this summer. The National Home Front Project summer program was a continuation of the Starr Center’s StoryQuest oral history program, […]

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