Correction for Sept. 20 Issue

News

In the Sept. 20 issue of The Elm, the article “Kohl Gallery Exhibit Confronts Issues of Identity and Ownership,” incorrectly stated that Amber Robles-Gordon looked up to Henrietta Lacks growing up.  Robles-Gordon said she was exposed to information regarding the HeLa cells and Mrs. Lacks’ life in either a news broadcast or an article about […]

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SEB and GEO Partner For Sweet International Open Mic Night

Student Life

By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor On Thursday, Sept. 20, students were treated to a variety of sweet snacks and a myriad of performances by their peers as part of a Student Events Board and Global Education Office partner event. The combined Sweet Fest and International Open Mic Night was the first joint event between […]

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New York District Attorney Drops 3,000 Marijuana Cases

Opinion

By Isaiah Reese Elm Staff Writer New York is finally taking significant steps to relax their marijuana laws. The most significant example of this is the fact that 3,000 possession and usage cases were recently dismissed by New York’s district attorney. “Outstanding warrants for these low-level cases drive law enforcement and our communities apart…New Yorkers […]

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The Return of Horror Classic “Jacob’s Ladder”: Does Director David M. Rosenthal Spell Out Disaster for the Project or a Surprising Success?

Lifestyle

By Brian Brecker Senior Writer “Jacob’s Ladder” is a 1990 supernatural horror film directed by Adrian Lyne, and it concerns the character of Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins), who, after a traumatic tour in the Vietnam War and the death of his young son, tries to put his life back together. After a series of strange […]

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SGA Minutes Sept. 18

News

The Shoremal Tailgate with the Student Events Board will be on Oct. 17. Shoremal will be on Oct. 20. The first week of December was  tentatively discussed as a possible Suicide and Depression Awareness Week. Care packages will potentially will be given out to international students upon their arrival. iServe will be on Oct. 6 […]

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Pet of the Week: Ashley

News

By Madison Bendistis Elm Staff Writer  “Ashley has been at the Humane Society for six months now,” Animal Care Technician Sarah Collins said. “But just one night spent in the shelter is traumatizing for a dog that once lived in a happy home.” Ashley came to the Humane Society very underweight and has since attained […]

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Changes Made to WC Bike Share Program

News

By Erica Quinones Elm Staff Writer The Bike Share program is experiencing some changes beginning in the Fall 2018 semester. Bike Share is an Student Government Association program that allows students to borrow a school bicycle for  excursions around campus and the Chestertown area. It is meant to be a convenient alternative mode of transportation […]

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Field Hockey Picks Up First Win

Sports

By Lauren Zedlar Elm Staff Writer The Shorewomen finished this week with their first win in a conference match versus Bryn Mawr College and a loss against John Hopkins University. On Thursday, Sept. 20, the Shorewomen faced Bryn Mawr at home and picked up their first conference win, beating the Owls 2-0. Twelve minutes into […]

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Hozier Returns with an Anthem of Empowerment: “Nina Cried Power” Emerges with the Announcement of Another Album in 2019

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Not only is Hozier back after about three years of radio silence, but he’s teasing a second album in the works, as well. Though the Irish singer-songwriter seemed overnight to become a new epiphany in modern music with his eponymous debut album and Grammy-nominated song “Take Me to Church,” not […]

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Soccer Advances to 5-1: The Shorewomen Outscore Bryn Mawr 8-1 and Fall to Johns Hopkins 3-1

Sports

By Isabella Sansanelli Elm Staff Writer The Shorewomen have been dominating their season starting 2-1 in conference play, going 5-1 for the first time in Washington College women’s soccer history. The second of those conference games took place Wednesday, Sept. 19 as the Shorewomen took on the Bryn Mawr Owls on the turf of Kibler […]

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