News Editor bids farewell

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By Lori Wysong Outgoing News Editor I still get raised eyebrows when I tell new acquaintances that I am, in fact, a senior, not a freshman or sophomore. When I transferred from my local community college to Washington College in the fall of 2017, that was an even more common misconception. But despite the fact […]

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Pets of the week: Shadow and Baby

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By Kailani Clarke Elm Staff Writer As anyone who is not an only child may tell you, having a sibling can be a double-edged adventure of epic proportions. Shadow and Baby, this week’s Pets of the Week, have been on this adventure with each other for a while now.  Shadow and Baby are two nine-year […]

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Department chair departs College

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By Julia Fuchs Elm Staff Writer Professor of English and Department Chair Kathryn Moncrief is leaving Washington College after the end of the school year. Dr. Moncrief confirmed this will be her final semester at WC, she will be accepting a new position at Worchester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. She will be serving as a […]

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Cullen Hall to reopen next semester

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By Lori Wysong Outgoing News Editor The renovation of Cullen Hall will come to completion in the near future, with students ready to move in next fall. According to Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life Ursula Herz, the building will be open first to upperclassmen, in the same price range as Kent, […]

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Town debates solar panels

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By Victoria Gill Opinion Editor Last Wednesday, Public Utility Law Judge Kirstin Case Lawrence conducted a town hearing in Norman James Theatre in regard to Case Number 9499: Morgnec Road Solar Project of Kent County. According to Morgnec Road Solar’s fact sheet provided at the meeting, the company has filed to construct and operate a […]

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Media:scape installed in Miller Library

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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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Off-campus housing limited

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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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Pet of the Week: Classie

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By Kailani Clarke Elm Staff Writer Patience, as they say, is a virtue. For some, it’s self-preservation. Sometimes you get stuck, and it can take a lot of guts to hang tight and hold your ground while you wait for what you need to come your way. Classie, this week’s Pet of the Week, knows […]

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Immigration debate examined at WC

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By Jon Vitale Elm Staff Writer On Tuesday, April 16, the Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience hosted Christina Jiménez, who gave a talk about immigration. Jiménez is an immigration reform advocate, and the CEO of United We Dream, an advocacy organization for undocumented immigrants. Jiménez spoke on the experience of undocumented […]

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New SGA class officers elected

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By Erica Quinones Elm Staff Writer   The class officers for the 2019-2020 school year were announced last week. On Friday, April 18, the Student Government Association held class officer elections. After a day of voting, Washington College’s rising seniors, juniors, and sophomores selected their representatives. The Class of 2020 reelected their incumbents, president Drew […]

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