Second annual LAfro Caribe Pageant celebrates diversity

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer This past Saturday in the Egg, students participated in the second annual LAfro Caribe, or Latin-African Caribbean Pageant, planned by a committee sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Affairs, the Student Government Association, and Shore Steppers. “The pageant was created by students of Caribbean descent who were interested in […]

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E-Sports Club uses video games to create student community

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer Last semester, Washington College introduced a new Student Interest Group—now officially a club sport—where students with a love for video games can engage in friendly competition among each other and with other schools. The E-Sports club is headed by Coordinator of Campus Recreation Steve Kaneshiki and Dr. Shaun Ramsey, […]

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“100 Proof” displayed in Kohl Gallery exhibit

Student Life

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer From March 28 to April 7, the Kohl Gallery in Gibson Center for the Arts displayed the work of Washington College’s own student artists as part of its annual exhibition, “100 Proof.” “100 Proof” showcased 21 works of varying mediums and themes, all created by students from different majors. […]

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Casey Time tidies campus and community

Student Life

By Nicole Noce Elm Staff Writer Noticeable changes were made around campus this past Sunday as part of the College’s volunteer program, Casey Time. For three hours, volunteers completed various projects for the annual event. “The service projects are largely determined by request,” said Service Council Secretary freshman Alaina Perdon. Since many of the tasks […]

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‘The Flick’ brings audiences to the movies: Capstone inverts performance: action takes place in the seats, not on the stage

Student Life

By Julia Clifton Elm Staff Writer The audience sat on the stage of Norman James Theater as the glimmering lights and flicking of a 35-mm film projector began the performance of “The Flick” this past weekend. “The Flick,” written by Annie Baker, follows the story of three twenty-something movie ushers—Sam, Avery and Rose—as they work […]

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Swag on campus to increase by 100 percent this fall

Student Life

By Not Madi Shenk’s Sister Mint Gum Addict Fellow students, prepare to rejoice, for Goose Nation will be welcoming a friendly—and famous— face to the flock: recording artist, dancer, internet personality, and Chestertown native Yvng Swag. In an exclusive interview with A Tree, Swag announced his decision to enroll as a member of Washington College’s […]

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New club sport, “The Game,” takes campus by storm

Student Life

By Gabriella Montez Expert on all of the Sport With the end of March Madness fast approaching, Washington College students were looking for a new game to play to distract themselves from the virus of lethargic boredom sweeping across Chestertown—and they’ve found it. “It is called ‘The Game’,” said Michelle ‘Mickey’ Jordan, the club founder […]

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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

Student Life

                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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