Brett Kavanaugh Needs to be Held Accountable for His Actions

Opinion

By Holly Williams Elm Staff Writer When Dr. Christine Blasey Ford was revealed as the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape in high school, our Congress had an opportunity. They could amend for their mistakes in their hostile treatment of Anita Hill in 1991 when she accused then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence […]

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Board of Visitors and Governors Welcomes New Chair

News

By Cassy Sottile News Editor Washington College welcomed a new chair of the Board of Visitors and Governors, Steven Golding, a 1972 WC alumnus. Golding, who is currently senior advisor to the president at Ohio University, was elected to the position of Board Chair after being involved with the Board for years. “I joined the […]

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WC 60-Seconds or Less Film Festival Now in its 14th Year

News

By Emma Campbell Elm Staff Editor On Thursday, Sept. 13 and Friday, Sept. 14, a variety of people attended a 60 Second Film Festival held on Washington College campus. It was the fourteenth year that WC hosted this event. There were enough films to make the showings collectively last 12 hours.  The films were shown […]

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Public Safety Report 9/15-9/21

News

A case of DATING VIOLENCE was reported on 9/16 at 2:41 a.m. The incident occurred on 9/16 at 2:30 a.m. in a residence hall on campus. The case is closed. A case of THEFT was reported on 9/17 at 8:30 p.m. The exact time of the incident is unknown.  It occurred in Reid Hall. The […]

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Club Spotlight: Cleopatra’s Sisters Encourage Female Empowerment

Student Life

By Nicole Noce Elm Staff Writer Washington College’s Cleopatra’s Sisters organization stands on the seven principles of sisterhood: respect, unity, peace, patience, pride, and love, according to WC’s webpage. “It’s meant as a support group and family for young women on campus, especially those that are of minorities, though all women are accepted,” said Cleopatra’s […]

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Phi Delta Theta Hosts Crab Feast For A Cause

Student Life

By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor Saturday’s first day of fall saw Washington College students and their families gather at the Chester River waterfront for an afternoon of boat racing and crab feasting. Kicking off the afternoon was the 12th annual Cardboard Boat Race at 3 p.m. Twelve teams of students rowed their cardboard creations […]

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WC Continues to Go Green

News

By Mai Do Elm Staff Writer Earlier this semester, the Student Government Association announced the introduction and improvement of several environmental initiatives on the Washington College campus. Changes include the installation of electric vehicle charging stations, the first-year water bottle initiative, the installation of eight new water bottle refill stations, the renewal of the Bike […]

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The Cleveland Browns are Turning Things Around

Opinion

By Ethan O’Malley Elm Staff Writer Last Thursday night the Cleveland Browns took on the New York Jets at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Cleveland, having gone winless in their past 19 games, were actually favorites going into Thursday’s game. But true to form, the Browns started slow and found themselves in a 14-0 hole just […]

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Tennis Opens Fall Season in Virginia

Sports

By Kayla Zapcic Elm Staff Writer The men’s tennis team started their fall season with the Randolph Macon’s Yellow Jacket Invitational. The team travaled to Ashland, Va. to compete on Saturday, Sept. 22. The men’s team swept away the competition by going 8-4 in singles and 9-1 in doubles. Washington College saw Roanoke College, Juniata […]

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The Upcoming Harriet Tubman Biopic Starts Filming in October

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Born in 1822 in Dorchester County, Maryland, Araminta Ross escaped slavery at 27-years-old only to immediately return to free her family. By then, she had already changed her name to Harriet Tubman — or “Moses,” as she was called, an abolitionist who would make 13 more perilous missions to rescue […]

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