Intramural Sports Program Strives For Inclusivity and Variety of Offerings

Student Life

By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor New Director of Campus Recreation Steve Kaneshiki believes that intramural sports can truly be for everyone, and he is looking to incorporate student feedback to make that notion a reality at Washington College. According to Kaneshiki, a difficulty of adjusting to his new position involves first discovering what changes […]

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Students Tackle Tough Weeds at 4th Annual iServe

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By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor In Saturday’s humid weather under cloudy skies, Washington College’s Student Government Association held its fourth annual iServe event at Heron Point in Chestertown. The idea for the iServe project started with 2016-17 SGA president Audrey Utchen, in order to bring WC closer to the Chestertown community. For the last […]

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“Dreaming Brave and True” Debuts At Rehearsed Reading: Alumni Play Interprets Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” For Student Audience

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By Nicole Noce Elm Staff Writer Upon entering Tawes Theatre on Oct. 3 and 4, the only objects on the stage were music stands on which the actors could place their scripts. The stage was set for the cast of “Dreaming Brave and True,” a new play written by Stephen Spotswood, Class of 1999, and […]

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Building Better Lives: Habitat for Humanity Announces Upcoming Projects

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By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer Since 1999, the volunteers of Washington College’s Habitat for Humanity club have provided hundreds of secure, structured homes to those in need, all while bringing a sense of togetherness and collective teamwork to each project. According to club advisor and Assistant Director of Alumni Programming Maria Hynson, “The entire […]

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Chinese Culture Club Debuts At Annual Mid-Autumn Festival

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By Nicole Noce Elm Staff Writer   The Washington College Chinese Student Union has undergone a recent name change to the Chinese Culture Club. “I hope to clarify that this is not a club only limited to Chinese students,” said junior and President Yue Sun in reference to the decision to change the organization’s name. […]

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“WAC-Out” To Combat Childhood Cancer

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By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer For decades, the race to cure childhood cancer has hit many obstacles, with one of the largest being the lack of funds. Here at Washington College, a new program has emerged to help not only fundraise for the cause, but to help bring smiles to children’s faces. WAC-Out Childhood […]

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First-Year Students Investigate Peace In New York City

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By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer What does peace mean to you? Is peace a personal goal that can be reached introspectively? Is it something learned by studying the past? What does world peace look like? In the First Year Seminar, I Ain’t Gonna Study War No’More, Washington College students are answering these questions by […]

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SEB and GEO Partner For Sweet International Open Mic Night

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By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor On Thursday, Sept. 20, students were treated to a variety of sweet snacks and a myriad of performances by their peers as part of a Student Events Board and Global Education Office partner event. The combined Sweet Fest and International Open Mic Night was the first joint event between […]

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Club Spotlight: Cleopatra’s Sisters Encourage Female Empowerment

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By Nicole Noce Elm Staff Writer Washington College’s Cleopatra’s Sisters organization stands on the seven principles of sisterhood: respect, unity, peace, patience, pride, and love, according to WC’s webpage. “It’s meant as a support group and family for young women on campus, especially those that are of minorities, though all women are accepted,” said Cleopatra’s […]

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Phi Delta Theta Hosts Crab Feast For A Cause

Student Life

By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor Saturday’s first day of fall saw Washington College students and their families gather at the Chester River waterfront for an afternoon of boat racing and crab feasting. Kicking off the afternoon was the 12th annual Cardboard Boat Race at 3 p.m. Twelve teams of students rowed their cardboard creations […]

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