Volleyball Takes on Four Opponents

Sports

By Chrissy Segrest Elm Staff Writer Washington College’s volleyball team is working hard to secure a place in post season for the first time in school history. This past week was jam-packed for them, with four matches in five days. The volleyball tour started on Tuesday, Sept. 18, against St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The […]

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Georgia School Brings Back Paddling Despite Ineffectiveness

Opinion

By Erica Quinones Elm Staff Writer The Georgia School of Innovation and the Classics (GSIC) in Hephzibah, Ga. has recently introduced paddling as a punishment, despite the presence of scientific studies that show this method only negatively impacts the mental health of children. Despite corporal punishment being denounced in schools and at home by the […]

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Hodson Boathouse Opens in Dedication Ceremony

News

By Lori Wysong News Editor Last Saturday, a project 10 years in the making was finally realized with the dedication of the new Hodson Boathouse.  “It’s been a long time coming, but I think we can all agree that it’s the incarnation of our dreams,” said Washington College President Kurt Landgraf at the ceremony. Because […]

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Buzz for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Season Two: What Can Audiences Expect Next from the Emmy-winning Amazon Series?

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Last March, Amazon released the pilot episode of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” a series about a 1950s housewife who discovers, after her idyllic, conventional life is shaken up by scandal, her talent for stand-up comedy. After a lot of critical buzz and viewer interest, the pilot was soon scooped up […]

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‘Shakesblood’ Ushers In The Spooky Season : Student-Directed Show Offers A Modern, Bloody Twist on Shakespeare’s Classic Works

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer For centuries, the works of famed playwright William Shakespeare have graced stages across the globe, capturing audiences with tales of forbidden romance, dramatic monologues, and, more often than not, frequent back-stabbings. On Oct. 5, the Bard’s famed blood-oozing masterpieces will hit the Egg at Washington College, but with an […]

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Field Hockey Travels to Gettysburg and York

Sports

By Isabella Sansanelli Elm Staff Writer The Washington College women’s field hockey team had an eventful week as they played three games, including their conference-opener at Gettysburg College. The Shorewomen had their first game against Salisbury University on Wednesday, Sept. 12 to kick off their long week of competition. They started it with a tough […]

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Suicide Prevention Week Seeks to Promote Awareness

News

By Erica Quinones Elm Staff Writer In honor of National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 9 to 15, the Counseling Center hosted several outreach events. On Monday, Sept. 10, around 50 students attended the candlelight vigil held in Martha Washington Square. Director of Counseling Services Dr. Miranda Altman gave opening remarks before the McClain Victory Bell […]

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Does Donald Trump Really Have Any Economic Policy?

Opinion

By Ethan O’Malley Elm Staff Writer The Trump Presidency has been mired with scandals, tweets, and proclamations of being the best president to ever call the White House home. President Donald Trump has often pointed to the strength of the U.S. economy and job market to support his claim of being a superb commander-in-chief, but […]

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This Week’s “Ask Elmer”: Advice for Braving Freshman Year

Lifestyle

By Elmer Advice Columnist Dear Elmer, What’s your best advice for freshman about how to survive at Washington College? Sincerely, A First-Year Fearing for Their Life Dear First-Year Fearing for Their Life, The best thing I can tell you is just to take a deep breath. For most of us, freshman year is the first […]

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Volleyball Falls to Catholic and Gettysburg

Sports

By Eric Botti Elm Staff Writer The Washington College volleyball team had games on Wednesday and Saturday this past week, where they played at Catholic University and at Gettysburg College. The Shorewomen lost their match against Catholic 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-22) and their match against Gettysburg 3-1 (25-16, 25-22, 18-25, 25-13). On Wednesday, Sept. 12, […]

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