New phishing scam reported

News

By Cassy Sottile News Editor Washington College has been hit with another phishing scam. The current scam is an attempt to gather user credentials in order to send out additional spam messages that appear to come from legitimate sources. “In this case, once an account is compromised, that account sends hundreds of emails to other […]

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Netflix’s “Bird Box” runs into some new controversy: Recently, the Canadian government has voiced some criticisms about the 2018 film

Lifestyle

By Vanessa Rupertus Elm Staff Writer Netflix’s popular original, “Bird Box,” has accumulated one of the most polarized audiences to date, with the viewers either absolutely loving the movie or hating every aspect of it. Originating from a novel of the same name by Josh Malerman, “Bird Box” is set in a post-apocalyptic, near-future world, […]

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“Little” just might be the start of something big: 14-year-old Marsai Martin is a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Though an upcoming comedy film called “Little” will be Marsai Martin’s first foray into the world of producing, the Hollywood career ahead of her promises to be huge. Starring Regina Hall and Issa Rae, “Little” is about a “ruthless tech mogul” (Hall) who gets magically turned into her younger self […]

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Douglass scholar returns with biography

News

By Lori Wysong News Editor Frederick Douglass biographer David Blight visited Washington College to discuss his research last Thursday, his fourth visit in the last two decades.  This time, Blight was available for a question-and-answer session on his new book “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom.” Sitting down with Director of the Starr Center for the […]

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Major League Baseball considering strange, controversial rule changes

Opinion

By Liz Hay Elm Staff Writer On Feb. 6th, The Athletic reported that Major League Baseball and its player’s union were discussing serious changes to the game. It is likely that at least some of these changes will be implemented, perhaps as soon as the 2019 season. Many proposed rules reflect MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s […]

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Basketball keeps rolling: Women’s basketball stands at ninth place while men’s basketball stands in sixth

Basketball, Sports

By Kayla Zapcic Elm Staff Writer Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams delved deep into their second round of Centennial Conference play. The Shorewomen had a packed week, taking on McDaniel College at home, Ursinus College away, and Gettysburg College away. Head Coach Alisha Mosley looks forward to closing out some more Conference games. […]

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Superbowl halftime show a disappointment in many ways

Opinion

By Emma Campbell Elm Staff Writer On Sunday, Feb. 3, the Los Angeles Rams lost against the New England Patriots in a Super Bowl that fans described as “excruciatingly boring.” In what turned out to be a  national disappointment, Adam Levine and Maroon 5 headlined the Super Bowl 53 halftime show. They performed alongside Travis […]

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Not a prank call: Kappa Sigma boasts night of 4,000 nuggets

Student Life

In a bold departure from their annual night of 1,000 nuggets, the brothers of Kappa Sigma brought 4,000 Burger King chicken nuggets to the common room of Dorchester House on the night of Wednesday, Feb. 6. The night got off to a late start after the first Burger King thought the order for 4,000 nuggets […]

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Swimming celebrates Senior Day

Sports

Washington College swim celebrated their seniors at the last meet of the season on Saturday, Feb. 9 against McDaniel College. Top left, the women’s team prepares for the backstroke. Top right, a member of the men’s team swims the freestyle. Bottom left, both teams line up to begin a race. Bottom right, senior Emma Silber […]

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Taking care and taking charge: Peer Mentors in action

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer As the spring semester brings new friends, captivating classes, and unexpected experiences, first-year students can always count on their Peer Mentors for guidance, advice, and support. Applications for the Peer Mentor Program for the 2019-2020 academic year are currently being accepted through the Office of Student Affairs. “The role […]

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