Pet of the week — Cocoa

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By Kailani Clarke Elm Staff Writer Last week may have been  spent devouring Valentine’s Day chocolate, but sugar highs are only temporary.  Cocoa at the Animal Care Shelter is even sweeter than candy and has lots of love to give. Cocoa is a Cane Corso mix with a brindled coat, supersonic tail wag, and a […]

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Transportation task force meets

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By Victoria Gill Elm Staff Writer As of January 2019, Washington College implemented a new task force that will address the transportation system on campus.  “The need developed over the last several years, because we were seeing changes in what student needs and desires were around transportation,” said Sarah Feyerherm, vice president of the College […]

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Filmmaker provides glimpse into “The Modern Jungle”

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By Jon Vitale Elm Staff Writer Last week, Washington College hosted anthropologist filmmaker Charles Fairbanks. Fairbanks co-directed the 2016 documentary film “The Modern Jungle,” which dives into the roots of modern anthropology. Fairbanks is the founding professor of Media Arts at Antioch College in Ohio, known for his work in short films. “The Modern Jungle” […]

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“Could have bean better” Comic

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Sustainability initiatives begin

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By Cassy Sottile News Editor The Office of Sustainability is currently developing several projects to reduce the impact Washington College has on the local, regional, and global environment.    There are three main events occurring — RecycleMania, UCapture, and an energy competition for Kent Crossing students.    “By increasing our recycling, capturing carbon, and reducing […]

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“Pets on Wheels” return to campus

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Health and Counseling Services hosted a Pets on Wheels event in Goldstein Hall on Feb. 16. The emotional support dogs present were meant to take the stress off of students and help them get through their semester. Left: Gryff meets senior Barbara MacGuigan. Right: Cocoa is one of the newest addition to the Pets on […]

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Mobile Vet Center to visit WC monthly

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By Julia Fuchs Elm Staff Writer Washington College recently began working with the Mobile Veterans Center (MVC) to promote campus community outreach. MVCs are vehicles that travel to various locations across the country to provide a broad range of services. Primarily, they assist veterans in readjustment to civilian life. Some of the programs these centers […]

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Solar project to power WC

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By Cassy Sottile News Editor Washington College has partnered with Sol Systems to bring greener energy to campus. Known as Blue Star Solar, the solar development project will consist of solar modules attached to single axis trackers that cover approximately 50 acres of industrial-zoned land in Massey, M.D., an unincorporated part of Kent County 15 […]

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New phishing scam reported

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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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Douglass scholar returns with biography

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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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