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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Threat interrupts senior thesis show

News

By Cassy Sottile News Editor A performance of “Loot” by Joe Orton, directed by senior Colin Higgins, was stopped duirng its closing show on Saturday Nov. 10 due to threat of a suspected weapon in Tawes Theatre. According to Director of Public Safety Brandon McFayden, a caller reported to Public Safety a possibly disgruntled and […]

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Four feel-good films to restore your faith in humanity

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Though for some it may feel like the semester began only a short while ago, we’re now on the final stretch and heading toward winter break. Of course, before break can begin in earnest, you probably have finals and essays and projects to worry about. Understandably, stress levels are up […]

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We still need to fix the gun problem in America

Opinion

By Abby Wargo Editor-in-Chief The day after the shooting at the Capital-Gazette in Annapolis, I unlocked the back door to the office at the Kent County News where I was an intern. At the sound of the door opening, one of my coworkers that was already in the office popped her head out of her […]

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Shorewomen Basketball Season Preview

Sports

By Louie Galdos Elm Staff Writer The Washington College women’s basketball program returns this season with many of the same players as last season, maintaining their starting lineup. This means the team will have a lot of experience in games and in the Centennial Conference. The Shorewomen’s roster consists of six freshmen, one sophomore, six […]

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Roundtable examines future of journalism

News

By Mai Do Elm Staff Writer On Friday, Nov. 2, former candidate and reporter Ben Boehl, C-SPAN Senior Producer Seth Engel ’93 and ThinkProgress editorial assistant Kay Wicker ’14 discussed rhetoric and American politics as part of the “Rhetoric In A Divided Country: A Journalism Alumni Roundtable” event at the Rose O’ Neill Literary House. […]

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Seniors craft thesis projects with a focus on the future

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer It’s that time of year again: the leaves are falling, the birds are heading south, and the graduating class of 2019 is in the midst of completing their Senior Capstone experiences in preparation for the spring. While theatre majors have been directing their capstone productions in the spotlight, students […]

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How John Mulaney became a millennial icon in comedy

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Though he began his career behind the scenes as a writer for “Saturday Night Live,” it wasn’t long before John Mulaney shot into the public eye with the animated wit of his stand-up specials. It seemed like overnight he became an internet sensation and a millennial cultural icon. So how […]

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