French Culture Club expands horizons to include global francophone culture

Student Life

By Nicole Noce Elm Staff Writer Located in the French city of Grenoble, Washington College offers a tuition exchange program with Université Grenoble Alpes for students wishing to study abroad and both practice and enhance their French language skills. For those who would like to learn or improve on their French language skills while on […]

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4Corners calls for submissions for third online issue

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer With February coming to an end, Washington College students who studied abroad in the fall are settling on campus, while a new group of adventurers have just submitted their applications for the next year. The Global Education Office (GEO) provides the opportunity for students to capture their experiences abroad […]

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One cast performs in two weekend productions: All-female cast stars in ‘Fefu and Her Friends’ and ‘Men on Boats’ to kick off spring theatre season

Student Life

By Julia Clifton Elm Staff Writer Although two distinct plays were performed this weekend in Tawes theatre, “Fefu and Her Friends” and “Men on Boats,” they shared two things in common: the same all-female cast and a stage set with just a line of chairs. “Fefu and Her Friends” was performed as a staged reading, […]

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No experience required: WC’s revitalized photography club

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By Julia Clifton Elm Staff Writer Last year the photography club on campus was mostly comprised of graduating seniors, and with no one left to run it last semester, the club became inactive and was dissolved. This semester, junior Brook Yimer and senior Haley Zullo have begun work to reactivate the old club and make […]

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WC community rings in the Lunar New Year

Student Life

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer Lunar New Year celebrations mark the start of a new year according to the traditional Chinese Calendar. Here at Washington College on Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Chinese Club, Student Events Board, Global Education Office, and Dining Services all collaborated to create a culturally rich experience for students, faculty, and […]

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WC Association of Gamers seeks casual and dedicated players

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By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor Joining the host of Student Interest Groups on campus is the Washington College Association of Gamers, founded by sophomore Dominic Ryan C. Vince Cruz. Below, Cruz explains how the group began, what members can expect, and what they hope to contribute to campus. The Elm: Why was the Washington […]

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Not a prank call: Kappa Sigma boasts night of 4,000 nuggets

Student Life

In a bold departure from their annual night of 1,000 nuggets, the brothers of Kappa Sigma brought 4,000 Burger King chicken nuggets to the common room of Dorchester House on the night of Wednesday, Feb. 6. The night got off to a late start after the first Burger King thought the order for 4,000 nuggets […]

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Taking care and taking charge: Peer Mentors in action

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer As the spring semester brings new friends, captivating classes, and unexpected experiences, first-year students can always count on their Peer Mentors for guidance, advice, and support. Applications for the Peer Mentor Program for the 2019-2020 academic year are currently being accepted through the Office of Student Affairs. “The role […]

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WC invites audiences to six spring theatre productions

Student Life

            By Julia Clifton and Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writers   This semester, Washington College’s Department of Music and Department of Theatre and Dance will present a number of performances including staged readings, senior capstone productions, and one musical. First on deck is one staged reading, “Fefu and Her Friends” […]

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Club sports begin recruiting for spring semester

Student Life

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer   If you’re looking for a way to stay warm this winter, keeping your energy up by participating in club sports is the perfect opportunity. Club sports offered at Washington College during the spring semester include groups such as women’s volleyball, Mixed Martial Arts, women’s field hockey, Dance Club, […]

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