Letter to the Editor: Placing Blame on Victims

Letters

Dear Editor, I am an economics major here at WC and am in disbelief about the events that have transpired. As someone who was in a class with Professor Wang, I could not believe what I was hearing about the sexual harassment and overall predatory behavior that he was exhibiting. I had never expected him […]

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Letter to the Editor: Discussing “Can Guys and Girls Be Friends?”

Letters, Lifestyle

By Amy Rohn and Gabrielle Rente Copy Editors Last week, The Elm had an article in Lifestyle discussing whether or not guys and girls can be friends. We found this question poses a lot of problems, and  we would like to discuss the reasons that we disagree with the author. First, this topic is heteronormative […]

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Letter to the Editor: Sexual Assault; The Importance of a Frank and Open Discussion

Letters, Opinion

Dear Editor:   I am writing to you and your readers in the hope that I might be able to be a little helpful and supportive.  When I was a 25-year-old college student back in the 1970s, I was very badly sexually harassed for a long time by a female college professor who had a […]

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Letter to the Editor: Student Responds to Protest of Speaker Paul Ryan

Letters, Opinion

Dear Editor: I was disappointed in the stance The Elm took against the lack of student engagement when Speaker of the House Paul Ryan came to the Dixon Valve and Coupling Co. While political activism is crucial to staying aware in our countries dealings I believe that it is these kinds of protests that are […]

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Letter to the Editor: Writer Says the New Royal Farms Is Anything but a Hero

Letters, Opinion

Dear Editor, As a loyal Royal Farms customer, I was excited to hear that a new store would be built at the roundabout in Chestertown in time for the start of the 2017-2018 school year, however, upon my first visit when I returned to Washington College in August, I was thoroughly disappointed. The Elm declared […]

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Letter to the Editor: Alumnus Responds to President Landgraf’s DACA Statement

Letters, Opinion

President Landgraf: I am a proud alumnus of Washington College.  In 2007, I was the captain of the basketball team and received the Department of Business Management Award given to a graduate who showed outstanding qualities of scholarship, character, and leadership.  I planned on being a member of the 1782 Society indefinitely.  My brother was […]

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Letter to the Editor: “What’s Next” Review

Letters, Opinion

The most recent exhibition at Kohl Gallery, “What’s Next,” features five artists who have bravely visualized controversial and substantial topics present in today’s America. The opening of the exhibition fell less than a week after America’s most recent Presidential inauguration, which cultivated resistant attitudes and opinions in people, not only throughout the country, but all […]

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Letter to the Editor: Sheila Bair’s B-Day Ball Message

Letters, Opinion

I’m certain the Pinterest boards on “Old Hollywood Glamour” have been lighting up as you and your friends make plans for Birthday Ball, one of our campus’s biggest events of the year;  starlets in beautiful gowns, leading men in handsome tuxedos, the Johnson Fitness Center transformed into a Hollywood movie set. The evening promises to […]

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Letter to the Editor: from Faculty and Staff

Letters, Opinion

From the undersigned members of the faculty and staff to the students of Washington College, In the context of recent events on college campuses across the country, we understand and respect that members of our broadly diverse campus can hold diverse political views. The expression of these views is a fundamental element of the free […]

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Letter to the Editor: Clarifying George’s Brigade

Letters, Opinion

Dear Editor, It was gratifying to read the two stories in last week’s issue about Washington College’s new program, George’s Brigade (“Confronting Diversity on Campus,” and “Misconceptions Over George’s Brigade”). Making Washington College a more diverse place, in every way, is a challenge that faces all of us who are part of the campus community. […]

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