SGA candidates debate

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By Erica Quinones Elm Staff Writer Student politicians declared their platforms on Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Student Government Association Presidential and Vice-Presidential debate. There were three candidates, two for vice-president and one for president. The vice-president candidates were Secretary of Social Life junior Caitlyn Creasy and SGA member junior Brook Yimer. The unopposed presidential […]

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“Sage Smudge Lady” speaks on activism

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By Victoria Gill Elm Staff Writer Students and faculty entered Hyson Lounge last Thursday evening to the question: “Are you an activist?” Josie Valadez Fraire, a community worker, writer and educator gave a talk, “Activism x Social Media,” about how the two are used in tandem to create a voice for change. Some students were […]

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Public Safety Report 2/22-2/28

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A case of VANDALISM was reported on 2/22 at 8:15 p.m. e incident occurred on 2/22 between 7:30 p.m. and 8:05 p.m. in the Quad Lot. e case is open. A case of SIMPLE ASSAULT (second degree assault in which someone causes or attempts to cause offensive physical contact) was reported on 2/23 at 10:50 […]

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Gender-inclusive bathroom opens in JFC

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By Julia Fuchs Elm Staff Writer In response to requests by members of the campus community to create inclusive spaces, the first gender-inclusive bathroom at Washington College was established in the Johnson Fitness Center. The bathroom used to be for men only, but the sign was recently changed to allow the space to be open […]

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Chestertown to host first ever Pride event

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By Abby Wargo Editor-in-Chief Chestertown is set to help host the Eastern Shore’s first-ever LGBTQ Pride celebration in May. The event was approved in a  3-2 vote by the Chestertown Town Council at the Tuesday, Feb. 19 meeting. Council members Marty Stetson and Ellsworth Tolliver dissented the decision. Mid-shore Pride will be held on May […]

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Pulitzer Prize winner visits Lit House

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By Julia Fuchs Elm Staff Writer Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Edward P. Jones spoke at the Rose O’Neill Literary House on Feb. 26 as part of the “Living Writers” series. Jones is most widely recognized for his novel “The Known World,” which examines historical issues in white ownership of black slaves. “The Known World” won a Pulitzer […]

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Pet of the Week: Socks

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By Kailani Clarke Elm Staff Writer For many, there comes a point when one has to run away for a little while to find a place of belonging. Sometimes the only way to move forward is by trekking out over hill and dale, braving the wilds and seeking solace at the end of the long […]

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Changes planned for Dining Services

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By Lori Wysong News Editor Meal plans and menu options are among several aspects of the Dining Services that may look different after new changes are implemented. Prince Johnson, assistant dining director, met with the Student Government Association on Tuesday, Feb. 19, to discuss future changes, address concerns, and receive feedback from students. “I get […]

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Comic: “Sins of an Artist”

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Radio Free George to air next semester

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By Victoria Gill Elm Staff Writer Washington College is counting down to the on-air debut of its student-led radio station, Radio Free George (RFG). “The goal for this semester is to get together our team and hopefully start broadcasting the end of this semester or begin- ning of the next,” said sophomore Jacklyn Russo, RFG’s […]

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