SGA Budget Process Changes

News

By Katy Shenk Elm Staff Writer Submitting and approving budgets is a complex process, but Washington College’s Student Government Association is working to help it run as smoothly as possible. Junior Myssa Abusin, financial controller of SGA, is in charge of overseeing the budget submission and approval for all clubs and organizations at the College. Abusin […]

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Students Need Art Education Access; Threat to Arts Funding Could Mean Sacrificing Value of Creativity

Opinion

By Victoria Gill Elm Staff Writer When was the last time you saw a play? The last time you jammed out? Would you care if these things diminished in production one day? The arts aren’t just a fun hobby. Accessibility to art is an outlet for many to express their identity. Many social groups and cultures […]

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SGA Weekly Feature: Budget

News

By Lindsay haislip News Editor One of the SGA’s most challenging tasks is determining the budget each semester for Washington College’s clubs and organizations. This year was especially time consuming, with 82 clubs requesting funding. Student Activities was allocated $145,093.65 this semester with a $14,308.73 rollover from last semester. Clubs and organizations requested $274,840.52, and […]

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Campus Funding Prioritized in Face of Budget Cuts

News

By Grace Arenas Elm Staff Writer The effects of the recession have been widespread, and colleges have not been immune. Across the nation, schools have reduced expenditures, fired staff, and made significant budget changes. Washington College, however, has managed to avoid many such setbacks and began this academic year with a sound budget. Chief Financial […]

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Editorial: Save the Elm

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The Elm staff got a taste of the real world recently. Due to budget cuts, we’ve had to slash two issues from the year, cut staff salaries, and reduce our color pages by fifty percent. Printing a paper costs much more than you would think, almost two thousand dollars per issue. Two thousand dollars seems like too much for twelve pages, but just think about what a […]

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