Updates to dining hall coming over winter break

News

By Abby Wargo Editor in Chief  The dining hall will look a little different for Washington College students come January.   The entirety of Hodson Hall, including the dining hall area on the second and third floors, is receiving new flooring. All of the tile and carpet will be replaced with gray wood vinyl.   […]

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‘Without beginning or end:’ ‘Apeiron’ brings philosophical pieces to life

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer As the fall semester comes to an end, students can continue their intellectual pursuits by submitting to the upcoming issue of “Apeiron,” Washington College’s religion and philosophy journal, according to junior Allison Hinshaw, a member of Philosophy Club and editor for the journal’s Spring 2019 issue. “The journal is […]

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Nazi salute group photo will go unpunished by Wisconsin school district

Opinion

By Emma Campbell Elm Staff Writer Wisconsin school district officials will not punish a group of male students who were photographed last spring with their arms raised in a Nazi salute, as reported by CNN. The picture was posted on Twitter on Nov. 11 on a Baraboo School District parody account and was captioned “We […]

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Shorewomen take on tough week in conference: The women’s basketball team plays centennial conference competitors McDaniel, Muhlenberg, and Johns Hopkins

Sports

By Louie Galdos Elm Staff Writer The Shorewomen had a tough task ahead of them as they had three games this past week. All three were Centennial Conference games, so their outcomes effect playoff scores down the road. On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the Washington College women’s basketball team traveled to Westminster to play McDaniel College. […]

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New Mental Health Practitioner

News

By Lori Wysong News Editor Following the departure of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses Linda Hallowell and Debbie Gootee in July, a new Nurse Practitioner, Lisa Uhl, started work on Sept. 27. Since then, Uhl has been serving as the primary prescriber of psychiatric medication at the Washington College Health Center. “After an exhaustive search of […]

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Counting down the 10 best songs of 2018

Lifestyle

By Vanessa Rupertus Elm Staff Writer With only one month left to go now, it’s the perfect time to look back on the year and acknowledge the songs that helped define 2018. Here’s a list of the top 10 most popular and influential songs of the year: 10. “Happier,” Marshmello (feat. Bastille). A song created […]

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Donald Trump proposes creation of state-run media

Opinion

By Zachary Blackwell Elm Staff Writer With how pervasive the influence of mass media has become in the past several decades, it’s almost inevitable today that people will get their information delivered to them by news channels on TV, on the radio, or online. There are several different news media channels out there, like NBC, […]

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WC plans for the future with electric vehicle parking

Opinion

By Emily Wiest Elm Staff Writer Electric cars are on the rise, and Washington College is just one of the many colleges bracing itself for the incoming fleet. The International Energy Agency predicts that the number of electric cars on the road will balloon from three million to 125 million in the next decade — […]

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ESFL hosts small game seminar

News

By Cassy Sottile News Editor      The Eastern Shore Food Lab, which opened at its new location on Cannon Street in Chestertown on Nov. 20, partnered with the Center for Environment and Society, to host a small game seminar. According to Brill, the ESFL is looking forward to working with students to create a […]

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Price of overdose reversal drug increases more than six times over

Opinion

By Holly Williams Elm Staff Writer An investigative report from the Senate reveals that the price of Narcan, a drug with an ability to reverse opioid overdoses, has been raised by private Virginia-based drug company Kaleo by more than 600 percent. The current market price is $4,100. The investigation into the price hike was a […]

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