Updates to dining hall coming over winter break

News

By Abby Wargo Editor in Chief  The dining hall will look a little different for Washington College students come January.   The entirety of Hodson Hall, including the dining hall area on the second and third floors, is receiving new flooring. All of the tile and carpet will be replaced with gray wood vinyl.   […]

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Nazi salute group photo will go unpunished by Wisconsin school district

Opinion

By Emma Campbell Elm Staff Writer Wisconsin school district officials will not punish a group of male students who were photographed last spring with their arms raised in a Nazi salute, as reported by CNN. The picture was posted on Twitter on Nov. 11 on a Baraboo School District parody account and was captioned “We […]

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WC debuts first Spanish language theatre production

Student Life

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer The play “La Nona,” or “The Granny”, performed on Saturday, Nov. 17 in the Egg, appears similar to Washington College’s numerous theatre productions—humorous, student-led, and well-attended—except for one important twist: it was performed entirely in Spanish. “Learning another language has the ability to open doors to so many people […]

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Marberger Fellow announced

News

By Mai Do Elm Staff Writer Sophomore Rute Assefa has been announced as the third recipient of the Jacob Marberger ’18 Endowed Memorial Fellowship. The fellowship is an annual scholarship for independent research on conflict resolution awarded by the Institute for Religion, Politics and Culture (IRPC) in honor of the legacy of Marberger. Established in […]

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Wright makes an impact for Shoremen

Basketball, Sports

By Eric Botti Elm Staff Writer First-year player Tray Wright is a point guard on the Washington College men’s basketball team. Even as a freshman, Wright has already demonstrated an outstanding capacity for leadership and is ready to push the envelope on possibilities for the Shoremen basketball program. Basketball has been a part of Wright’s […]

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Campus Wi-Fi access in the dorms could be improved

Opinion

By Zachary Blackwell Elm Staff Writer The importance of having a stable Wi-Fi connection while using the Internet is often taken for granted. Wi-Fi is a commodity that, in a way, we expect to possess while being anywhere near civilization. It has been introduced as the most convenient way to access the vast World Wide […]

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Fans of acclaimed series welcomed back to Brooklyn: Police sitcom “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” resumes for its sixth season after cancellation

Lifestyle

By Vanessa Rupertus Elm Staff Writer Are you one of the many fans who felt devastated after Fox suddenly cancelled “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”? If you are, then you’re in luck. NBC has announced it has picked up the series and will be airing the sixth season next year on Jan. 10. Created by Dan Goor and […]

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Where are the women in animation?

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor From Walt Disney to Chuck Jones to Hayao Miyazaki, the “big names” that have persisted in the animation industry seem almost uniformly male. So are women just not interested in animation? Well, no. According to the advocacy group Women in Animation (WIA), 60 percent of animation students in the US […]

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Martha’s and Create should bring back meal swipes

Opinion

By Emma Campbell Elm Staff Writer In past years, Washington College has allowed students to utilize their meal swipes in places other than Hodson dining hall. The on-campus restaurants located on the first level of Hodson Commons, Martha’s Kitchen and Create, used to be a popular alternative for students who wanted a break from the […]

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‘Loot’ tackles crime, death, and authority with comedic twist

Student Life

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer A large brown coffin took center stage in Tawes Theatre this past Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 and 10, signaling the impending performance of a dramatic comedy featuring crime and death. Though the production began with a solemn scene of mourning surrounding the body of mother and wife Mrs. […]

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