Public Safety Report 11/2-11/8

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A HIT AND RUN was reported on 11/2 at 1:10 p.m. The incident occurred between 10/28 and 11/2 in the Western Shore parking lot.  The case is open. A case of LIQUOR LAW VIOLATION was reported on 11/3 at 5 p.m. The incident occurred at 5 p.m. on 11/3 near Hodson Hall Commons.  The case […]

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Tansits to step in as SARA coordinator

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By Erica Quinones Elm Staff Writer The Sexual Assault Response and Advocacy team is welcoming a new coordinator, Sarah Tansits. Director of Prevention and Advocacy Rachel Boyle is becoming the Child Advocacy Center coordinator for the Department of Social Services in Kent County. She will be leaving the Washington College faculty after 18 years on […]

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Hillel memorial for synagogue shooting

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The Hillel House, a student-run organization that supports the Jewish community on campus, held a memorial on Nov. 7 commemorating the shooting in Pittsburgh at the Tree of Life Synagogue. The Hillel House partnered with Joseph Prud’homme and the Institute for Religion, Politics, and Culture. The memorial was led by Rabbi Peter Hyman, the inaugural […]

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Students make voices heard in midterms

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The midterm election, held on Nov. 6, drew Washington College students, faculty and staff, as well as Chestertown residents, to the polling places. There was a big push to vote on campus, due to Professor of French Katherine Maynard’s efforts. Maynard worked with the non-partisan group ‘Your Vote Your Voice’ to help educate Eastern Shore […]

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Transportation on campus to be re-evaluated

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By Cassy Sottile News Editor Changes will be made to make transportation more widely available on campus. Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Sarah Feyerherm is organizing a transportation taskforce to assess the state of transportation on Washington College’s campus. This will include everything from the shuttles, to Safe Ride to the […]

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WC to launch radio station in spring semester

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By Victoria Gill Elm Staff Writer Tune into the new student-led project forming on the Washington College campus — Radio Free George. Last year, a survey was sent out to the WC population gauging the interest of an anticipated school radio. “Over 500 students responded and 99 percent of them said they thought campus should […]

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Threat interrupts senior thesis show

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By Cassy Sottile News Editor A performance of “Loot” by Joe Orton, directed by senior Colin Higgins, was stopped duirng its closing show on Saturday Nov. 10 due to threat of a suspected weapon in Tawes Theatre. According to Director of Public Safety Brandon McFayden, a caller reported to Public Safety a possibly disgruntled and […]

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PEAC Director leaves

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By Lori Wysong News Editor Rachel Boyle, director of the Prevention, Education and Advocacy Center (PEAC) at Washington College, is moving on to become the Child Advocacy Coordinator for Kent County Social Services.  According to the WC website, PEAC aims to “collaborate and support students, student organizations, campus departments, staff and faculty in providing campus-wide […]

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“Clippings, Voids and Banana Curry”

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The new Kohl Gallery exhibit by Jo Smail and Paul Jeanes  explores “political, spatial, interpersonal and perceptual experiences, an abiding curiosity and idiosyncratic sensibility fuel each artist’s creative output,” according to the WC website.  “Clippings, Voids and Banana Curry” will be open through Dec. 9.  

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“Migration” series depicts struggle through art

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By Erica Quinones Elm Staff Writer Chestertown’s arts district partnered with Washington College students and faculty to produce a a cross-disciplinary dive into migration. The Kent County Arts Council orchestrated a project entitled “MIGRATION: An Exploration in Art, Words and Music.” The project consisted of five short plays followed by the musical, “RED DEVIL MOON,” […]

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