Food Recovery Network club battles food waste and feeds those in need

Student Life

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer Washington College has piloted a number of sustainability initiatives this year, including the recent approval of the Food Recovery Network (FRN) club. Although the group has been operating since 2016, they officially became a club at the Student Government Association Senate meeting on April 9. The mission of the […]

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Lizzo tackles the hurt in truth with self-love

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Former Lifestyle Editor If a Lizzo song doesn’t have you instantly charmed, you might want to get yourself checked out. Ever since her self-esteem-centric hit single “Juice” dropped in January, the outspoken singer-songwriter has been enjoying some much-deserved recognition. Lizzo, aka Melissa Jefferson, first got into making music while growing up in […]

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Hillel welcomes community to Passover Seder dinner

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer This past Tuesday, Washington College students, staff, faculty, and Chestertown community members came together to celebrate Passover Seder in Hynson Lounge. Passover is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the perseverance and resilience of the Jewish people fleeing from enslavement thousands of years ago. “Passover is the story of when […]

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Shkreli put in solitary after running company from prison

Opinion

By Zachary Blackwell Elm Staff Writer Martin Shkreli, also known as the “Pharma Bro,” has been continuing to manage his pharmaceutical company Phoenixus AG behind bars at Federal Correctional Institution Fort Dix, a low-security prison in New Jersey, using a contraband cell phone, according to CBS News. Despite the level of security that prisons in […]

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New Beyoncé documentary shows the struggle behind the triumph

Lifestyle

By Vanessa Rupertus Elm Staff Writer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, reigning matriarch of the music industry, sealed a Netflix deal worth a staggering $60 million for her behind-the-scenes documentary about her thoughts leading up to her performance in 2018 at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The first of three specials premiered on Apr. 17, titled […]

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Media:scape installed in Miller Library

News

By Victoria Gill Opinion Editor Miller Library updated its use of technology with a new collaborative workspace, media:scape, that opened up to students. “There is way more collaborative learning now than with a book,” Jackie DeLong, director of Resource Management said. Media:scape is a new, innovative workspace, created by Steelcase and designed as a “collaborative […]

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MN school bathrooms locked during class

Opinion

By Zachary Blackwell Elm Staff Writer   Minnesota students are outraged after their high school administrators implemented a new policy that limits their bathroom use. To limit vaping and vandalism in the bathrooms of Stillwater Area High School, its administrators have started to lock these areas during class time. But this new policy has received […]

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Baseball finishes record-breaking season

Sports

By Chrissy Segrest Elm Staff Writer Finishing with one of the best records in Washington College history, the 2019 baseball team will be known for matching the 2012 school record of 28 wins in a season. Winning their last four games, the team has made a tremendous mark in the history books in just one […]

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After two semesters as Lifestyle editor, Erin Caine says goodbye

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Former Lifestyle Editor I guess I can admit now that I more or less got roped into this whole editing gig. Before I started editing Lifestyle, I was fine just being a section writer. It was easy, low-commitment. It was a way for freshman me to “expand my bubble”—just a little bit. […]

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Off-campus housing limited

News

By Cassy Sottile News Editor Residential Life has recently been unable to accommodate all requests to live off campus, particularly in the Kent Crossing apartments. “At this time, because of a high number of off-campus requests, we will be unable to review any more requests until after room draw is complete and there is a […]

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