First-Year Students Investigate Peace In New York City

Student Life

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer What does peace mean to you? Is peace a personal goal that can be reached introspectively? Is it something learned by studying the past? What does world peace look like? In the First Year Seminar, I Ain’t Gonna Study War No’More, Washington College students are answering these questions by […]

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Volleyball Takes on Four Opponents

Sports

By Chrissy Segrest Elm Staff Writer Washington College’s volleyball team is working hard to secure a place in post season for the first time in school history. This past week was jam-packed for them, with four matches in five days. The volleyball tour started on Tuesday, Sept. 18, against St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The […]

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Hodson Boathouse Opens in Dedication Ceremony

News

By Lori Wysong News Editor Last Saturday, a project 10 years in the making was finally realized with the dedication of the new Hodson Boathouse.  “It’s been a long time coming, but I think we can all agree that it’s the incarnation of our dreams,” said Washington College President Kurt Landgraf at the ceremony. Because […]

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Buzz for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Season Two: What Can Audiences Expect Next from the Emmy-winning Amazon Series?

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Last March, Amazon released the pilot episode of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” a series about a 1950s housewife who discovers, after her idyllic, conventional life is shaken up by scandal, her talent for stand-up comedy. After a lot of critical buzz and viewer interest, the pilot was soon scooped up […]

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‘Shakesblood’ Ushers In The Spooky Season : Student-Directed Show Offers A Modern, Bloody Twist on Shakespeare’s Classic Works

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer For centuries, the works of famed playwright William Shakespeare have graced stages across the globe, capturing audiences with tales of forbidden romance, dramatic monologues, and, more often than not, frequent back-stabbings. On Oct. 5, the Bard’s famed blood-oozing masterpieces will hit the Egg at Washington College, but with an […]

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Suicide Prevention Week Seeks to Promote Awareness

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By Erica Quinones Elm Staff Writer In honor of National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 9 to 15, the Counseling Center hosted several outreach events. On Monday, Sept. 10, around 50 students attended the candlelight vigil held in Martha Washington Square. Director of Counseling Services Dr. Miranda Altman gave opening remarks before the McClain Victory Bell […]

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First 4-0 Season for Shorewomen

Sports

By Sophie Grabiec Sports Editor Washington College women’s soccer made an impact in program history last week, beating Gettysburg College 3-2 for the first time in program history. The Shorewomen have obtained a 4-0 record for the first time ever, thanks to the win over the Bullets.  The match was a conference opener for both […]

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Medievalist Compares the Bible to Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales”

News

By Cassy Sottile News Editor The first event in the Sophie Kerr lecture series of the 2018-19 year introduced “terrible tales” in “horrible histories” from both a biblical and Chaucerian standpoint. At the Rose O’Neill Literary House on Sept. 12, Dr. Courtney Rydel, assistant professor of English introduced David Wallace, Judith Rodin professor of English […]

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What Makes for a Spiritual Successor? : “The Dragon Prince” May be Netflix’s Next Big Thing

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Netflix-commissioned original content has been a long list of hits and misses. The first “Netflix original series,” 2013’s “House of Cards,” garnered enough buzz and general praise to convince them to keep going, and so they turned out other hits like “Sense8,” “Orange is the New Black,” “Stranger Things,” and […]

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Hillel House Hosts Rosh Hashanah Dinner

Student Life

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer On Monday, Sept. 10, students from varying religious backgrounds participated in the celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, at the Roy P. and Nan Ans Hillel House. The WC Hillel is a student-run organization that aims to support the Jewish community on campus. The evening started with […]

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