Intramural Sports Program Strives For Inclusivity and Variety of Offerings

Student Life

By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor New Director of Campus Recreation Steve Kaneshiki believes that intramural sports can truly be for everyone, and he is looking to incorporate student feedback to make that notion a reality at Washington College. According to Kaneshiki, a difficulty of adjusting to his new position involves first discovering what changes […]

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Sentencing Sex Offenders is Only the First Step in Making Change

Opinion

By Liz Hay Elm Staff Writer On Sept. 25, Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in Pennsylvania state prison for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand 14 years ago. Though many women came forward with accusations against Cosby, Constand was the only one whose claims fell within the statute of limitations. Cosby, […]

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Pet of the Week: Charlotte

News

By Madison Bendistis Elm Staff Writer This week’s adoptable pet is another one of Animal Care Technician Sarah Collins’ dorm fosters. Meet Charlotte: a one-year-old black and white cat available for adoption through the Humane Society of Kent County. Charlotte arrived at the Humane Society pregnant with kittens, although she was still very young herself. […]

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Former Fellow Searches For Lost Colony of Roanoke

News

By Lori Wysong News Editor Litrenta Lecture Hall was full to capacity on Thursday, Oct. 4 as students and community members gathered to hear what was possibly the answer to the age-old mystery: What happened to the Lost Colony? Andrew Lawler, the 2016-2017 Hodson Trust Fellow, returned to Washington College to speak on the contents […]

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Students Tackle Tough Weeds at 4th Annual iServe

Student Life

By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor In Saturday’s humid weather under cloudy skies, Washington College’s Student Government Association held its fourth annual iServe event at Heron Point in Chestertown. The idea for the iServe project started with 2016-17 SGA president Audrey Utchen, in order to bring WC closer to the Chestertown community. For the last […]

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Trap and Skeet Make Debut as Varsity

Sports

By Kayla Zapcic Elm Staff Writer The Trap and Skeet started their first season as a varsity sport at the University of Maryland Terrapin Classic on Sept. 29, competing again at the George Mason University Eastern Regional Championship on Oct. 6 and 7. The Trap and Skeet team joined the Goose Nation family in the […]

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Should Students Still Get Credit for Work They Haven’t Done?

Opinion

By Zachary Blackwell Elm Staff Writer How much discipline is too much discipline in a school system? Should students be rewarded for failing to turn in their work? These are some of the surprising questions raised because of the firing of teacher Diane Tirado from a school in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Tirado, who taught […]

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Volleyball Takes on Busy Schedule

Sports

By Chrissy Segrest Elm Staff Writer On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the Shorewomen traveled to Swarthmore, Penn. to take on the Swarthmore College Garnet in their home court. They lost the match 3-0, but used that as fuel to come back and defeat the Dickinson College Red Devils on Saturday, Oct. 6 in a thrilling 3-2 […]

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Marvel Reaches New Heights for Superhero Games: Marvel’s “Spider-Man” Became One of the Fastest-Selling Games of All Time

Lifestyle

By Vanessa Rupertus Elm Staff Writer Marvel’s “Spider-Man,” the most recent addition to the “Spider-Man” video game franchise, quickly became a favorite for comic fans, video gamers, and critics alike with its fluid combat and web-slinging mechanics. Officially released for PlayStation 4 on Sept. 7 and developed by Insomniac Games, the newest entry in the […]

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WC Students Help Save Lives with Blood Drive

News

By Victoria Gill Elm Staff Writer The Goose Nest resembled a hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 3, as students and faculty were patiently waiting to donate to a blood drive. Washington College hosted the Blood Bank of Delmarva from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  in the Goose Nest. “You can be a hero just by rolling […]

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