WC celebrates 50 years of dance with annual performance

Student Life

By Julia Clifton Elm Staff Writer Quick, joyous tap and slow, graceful contemporary dance were just some of the styles of dance that delighted audiences on Friday and Saturday’s performances of the spring dance concert. The concert celebrated 50 years of dance here at Washington College. “It is an honor to be here with the […]

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Food Recovery Network club battles food waste and feeds those in need

Student Life

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer Washington College has piloted a number of sustainability initiatives this year, including the recent approval of the Food Recovery Network (FRN) club. Although the group has been operating since 2016, they officially became a club at the Student Government Association Senate meeting on April 9. The mission of the […]

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Hillel welcomes community to Passover Seder dinner

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer This past Tuesday, Washington College students, staff, faculty, and Chestertown community members came together to celebrate Passover Seder in Hynson Lounge. Passover is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the perseverance and resilience of the Jewish people fleeing from enslavement thousands of years ago. “Passover is the story of when […]

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Spotlight on senior Alex Kincaid, leader and educator

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By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer If you have ever come across a WC student enjoying his time on a hammock strung between trees near Kent Crossing, you have probably met Alex Kincaid, a graduating senior involved in various aspects of campus life. A coxswain on the rowing team, Peer Mentor, and George’s General, Kincaid […]

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“Fetching Freedom” SIG will train furry friends for future service

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By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer All animal enthusiasts on the Washington College campus should take note of the arrival of Fetching Freedom, a Student Interest Group that aims to lend a helping hand—or paw—to give back to those in need. “Students will have the opportunity to apply to foster a service puppy-in-training for one […]

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Enjoy the warm weather by exploring the Eastern Shore

Student Life

By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor Chestertown is only one of many gems tucked away on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and now that the warm weather is here to stay, try taking a study break to pay some nearby locations a visit. If you haven’t taken advantage of Washington College’s proximity to the Chester River, it’s […]

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Interview team travels to collect stories from World War II

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By Julia Clifton Elm Staff Writer This semester, National Home Front Project interns from the Starr Center for the American experience embarked on two road trips to interview individuals who lived through World War II. The project was created to record and archive stories of Americans who have memories of World War II in order […]

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GEO announces pilot study abroad program in Morocco

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer Washington College first established a connection with Al Akhawayan University in Ifrane (AUI) in Morocco in 1995, but a recent on-site visit by Dr. Andrew Oros, professor of political science and international studies and associate dean for international education, prompted a new idea. “Dr. Oros realized AUI was the […]

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A Walk in Their Shoes supports survivors of sexual assault

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By Nicole Noce Elm Staff Writer On Sunday, some male Washington College students could be spotted teetering through town in red high heels for Alpha Chi Omega’s A Walk in Their Shoes fundraiser. Alpha Chi Omega’s philanthropy is Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention. The event is help annually in April to coincide with Sexual Assault […]

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Capstone performance addresses rape culture in America

Student Life

By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor “It’s another perfect day in a perfect town,” announced the newscaster to begin the performance of this weekend’s senior capstone production, “The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Grace B. Matthias,” directed by senior Elizabeth Clemens. Grace B. Matthias discovers, however, that the town of Springfield is anything but […]

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