College admissions scandal favoring the rich disappointing, but not surprising

Editorials, Opinion

By Abby Wargo Editor-in-Chief Last Tuesday the FBI charged dozens of people — including celebrities Lori Laughlin, Aunt Becky of “Full House” fame, and “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman — in what is most likely the largest college admissions scandal in history. But for plenty of college students, the reality of special treatment based on […]

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SCE Boot Camp whips seniors into shape

News

By Erica Quinones Elm Staff Writer As the spring semester began, the Writing Center provided seniors with a space to start or continue working on their Senior Capstone Experiences (SCE). On Thursday, Jan. 31, the Writing Center hosted their SCE Bootcamp in Goldstein Hall. The bootcamp lasted from 5 – 9 p.m. and provided students […]

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How College Students Stole Music Until It Became Free

Lifestyle

By Dan Guarino  Elm Staff Writer Band recommendations­—they’re sort of the heart and soul of just about every pretentious conversation you’re going to have at college. You run into someone wearing high top Vans at an inopportune time in the library bathroom, and before you know it you’ve got a laundry list of musicians you have to […]

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College Prevents Case of Fraud

News

By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief A phishing attempt early last month could have cost Washington College $170,000. “The issue of fraud is something we take many measures to protect against,” said Rahel Rosner, vice president for finance and administration. “In this case, we learned of the fraud after it had been perpetrated because of the relationship […]

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Prioritizing Mental Health in a Busy Semester

Student Life

By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief On top of homework, essays, and exams, there’s something even more important— students’ mental health. In the throes of the semester, however, it can be difficult to put oneself first, or there can be a perception of stigmatization, said Dr. Miranda Altman, director of Counseling Services. “There’s a continuum of mental […]

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College Hack: Makeup Dupes for Students on a Budget

Lifestyle

By Amanda Gabriel Elm Staff Writer Not everyone can afford Kylie Lip Kits, MAC foundations, and Urban Decay Nude Palettes. Many beauty bloggers have taken on the task of trying to find the best price and quality make-up for their viewers, but there are so many videos and articles out there that one may not […]

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