Fraternities and faculty shoot hoops for charity: Staff cinch narrow win in double overtime at basketball fundraiser for Kent County NAMI

Student Life

By Julia Clifton Elm Staff Writer   On Thursday, March 21, the Interfraternity Council and the Panhellenic Council held a Faculty vs. Greek Life basketball game in Cain Gym as a fundraiser for Kent County’s National Alliance of Mental Health (NAMI). The Greek Life teams were comprised of brothers from Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Theta, […]

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Wilde on trial: first spring capstone discusses art, sexuality

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                By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor   Presiding over the three trials of Oscar Wilde in Tawes Theatre last weekend was a painted “replica” of Lady Justice from the original courthouse in London, framed by the words “Punish the Wrongdoer.” “Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar […]

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Campus celebrates Holi festival

Student Life

Holi, a Hindu festival celebrating the arrival of spring, was recognized on campus with a bonfire on Wednesday, March 20, at the firepit next to the Fraternity quad, pictured below. While gathered around the fire, students enjoyed Indian samosas, pictured above, as well as other snacks, drinks, and stories. Also known as the “Festival of […]

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Three new business minors announced

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By Nicole Noce Elm Staff Writer   Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, Washington College will offer four business minors: accounting, finance, international business, and marketing. Previously, accounting and finance were joined as one minor, and global business was only a concentration. Students beginning in the fall will not have the option of the previous […]

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Model UN competes at world conference in Madrid

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From March 18-22, members of the Washington College Model UN team traveled to Madrid, Spain to participate in Harvard University’s World Model UN Conference. This marks the 28th consecutive year that WC has attended the conference. “I wanted to go on this trip because it’s a great opportunity to meet people from around the world […]

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Historical Society of Kent County seeks student volunteers

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          By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer From the annual Tea Party Festival to historic house tours, history comes to life in Kent County. The Historical Society of Kent County is interested in involving Washington College student volunteers in their mission to promote and preserve local history. “Students can get involved […]

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Furry friends visit bookstore to help relieve midterm stress

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              By Nicole Noce Elm Staff Writer Greeting those who walked into the bookstore the Thursday before spring break was Apollo, a Labrador retriever and American pit bull terrier mix. Felix the cat could also be found in the back half of the store, most likely in the arms […]

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Miller Library unveils Pop DVD collection

Student Life

            By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor Although movie streaming services have made life more convenient, we all know the feeling of frustration when a last-minute Netflix search fails to produce results. Before resigning yourself to paying to rent a film on YouTube or Amazon Prime, try scanning Miller Library’s […]

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GIS offers five summer internships across multiple programs

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            By Julia Clifton Elm Staff Writer   Washington College’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program offers five internships programs every summer. While their main focus is generally data collection, the internships are not limited to math and science majors. “All students of any academic major would benefit from working for […]

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Cleopatra’s Sisters holds floral fundraiser to celebrate women

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer With spring just around the corner, the members of Cleopatra’s Sisters are getting a head start on the warm weather by spreading love, respect, and dedication through their Petals of Appreciation fundraiser. The fundraiser was held in coordination with Women’s History Month in March and was designed to raise […]

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