WC diversity statement updated

News

By Cassy Sottile News Editor A new diversity statement for Washington College has been crafted in a joint collaboration between students, faculty, and staff.  The Diversity Committee, led by Professor of Hispanic Studies Dr. Elena Deanda-Camacho, has spent the past two years revising the statement.  “We want for all students to know it, to pledge […]

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Swim competes in CC Tournament

Sports

By Kayla Zapcic Elm Staff Writer Both the men’s and women’s swim teams took on the Centennial Conference Championships this weekend at Gettysburg College. The Shorewomen took an overall sixth place out of eight teams and the Shoremen took sixth as well. The teams began the meet on Thursday, Feb. 21 starting with the men’s […]

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Changes planned for Dining Services

News

By Lori Wysong News Editor Meal plans and menu options are among several aspects of the Dining Services that may look different after new changes are implemented. Prince Johnson, assistant dining director, met with the Student Government Association on Tuesday, Feb. 19, to discuss future changes, address concerns, and receive feedback from students. “I get […]

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Mock Trial debates in regional competition: Team and new club debuts at Williamsburg while club president Williams earns prestigious award

Student Life

By Nicole Noce Elm Staff Writer The weekend of Feb. 16-17, Washington College’s Mock Trial team went 1 and 3 at their first regional competition hosted by the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. “ This is is a great performance for a brand- new team,” sophomore Holly Williams, president, said. Williams was […]

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Rodrigo y Gabriela are back with a revolution: It’s been five years since their last album, but they’re ready to captivate music lovers once again

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor When Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero first met in Mexico City in 1989, it was the start of a formidable music-making partnership. It’s been a five-year wait since their last album, but guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are finally back with a newly evolved style. Their sixth studio album—coming after […]

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Main chemical in Roundup tied to increased cancer risk

Opinion

By Emily Wiest Elm Staff Writer Roundup, a general-use herbicide and weedkiller, has been experiencing controversy recently over its main chemical compound, glyphosate, being linked to cancer diagnoses. The safety of glyphosate came into question following a recent jury verdict that came down against Monsanto, the company behind Roundup, for the role of glyphosate in […]

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One cast performs in two weekend productions: All-female cast stars in ‘Fefu and Her Friends’ and ‘Men on Boats’ to kick off spring theatre season

Student Life

By Julia Clifton Elm Staff Writer Although two distinct plays were performed this weekend in Tawes theatre, “Fefu and Her Friends” and “Men on Boats,” they shared two things in common: the same all-female cast and a stage set with just a line of chairs. “Fefu and Her Friends” was performed as a staged reading, […]

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Jordan Peele is poised to deliver another haunting critique: The film “Us” will be the acclaimed director’s second foray into thought-provoking horror

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Just two years after Jordan Peele rattled Hollywood with his Oscar-winning satirical horror film, “Get Out,” he’s back with a vengeance. His new film, “Us,” is a psychological horror starring Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Evan Alex, and Shahadi Wright-Joseph. They play a family who find themselves confronted by their own […]

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“Divine Nine” visit for first time

News

By Lori Wysong News Editor The “Divine Nine,” a group of historically black fraternities and sororities, visited Washington College for the first time ever for a meet-and-greet last Thursday. Representatives of the nine Greek life organizations, brought to the College through the efforts of Lisa Nicole Smith, associate director for multicultural admission, and Sarah Tansits, […]

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The top five most anticipated releases of 2019: Here’s a look at the upcoming music releases that are already on everyone’s radar

Lifestyle

By Vanessa Rupertus Elm Staff Writer 2018 is already a month behind us, and it’s time to look to the future. The songwriting industry never rests, after all. Eager fans are already frothing at the mouth at potential new 2019 releases from their favorite artists. Here are five releases this year that you should keep […]

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