A Spring Break Spent in Service: Habitat’s Annual Trip

Student Life

By Katy Shenk  Elm Staff Writer Washington College’s Habitat for Humanity Club won’t be spending spring break on an exotic vacation or binge-watching their favorite Netflix series. Instead, they’ll spend March 10-16 building houses in Sumter, S.C. For the last 19 years, the club has visited and revisited several project sites. Last year, they traveled to Winston […]

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WC Students on Fall Break

Lifestyle

By Victoria Cline Elm Staff Writer From family traditions, to service projects, to preparing for future careers, Washington College students kept busy during their time off. Jennifer Walls, junior, went home to visit family in Bowie, where they celebrated a “Family Oktober Fest to celebrate their German heritage,” she said. Festivities included blue and white German […]

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Habitat for Humanity’s Fall Break Project

Student Life

By Caitlyn Maltese Student Life Editor Over fall break, 17 members of Washington College’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity worked restoration projects in Salem County, New Jersey. They were accompanied by their advisor Maria Hynson and two WC Alumni, Elizabeth Spears, class of ‘91, and Shawn Issenegger, class of ’15. First they worked at Habitat […]

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Frey Named to National Habitat Position

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By Brooke Schultz News Editor In one week, Taylor Frey helped build a house from a “concrete slab up to the shingles.” That was four years ago, during Frey’s first Habitat for Humanity trip during his spring break as a college freshman. Now, as a senior Frey is beginning his two-year position as U.S. Council […]

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Campus Unites to Build Habitat Victory

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“To fundraise, educate, advocate, and build.” Habitat for Humanity has covered the first three of its objectives; the building part comes next week. On Monday Oct. 1, World Habitat Day, Washington College was announced the winner of the Habitat Facebook challenge, which came with a prize of $1,000 toward its Habitat fund. This past month, […]

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Students Spend Spring Break Building Homes in Columbus

Student Life

WC Students reflect on Habitat Service Trip 35 Washington College Students, led by group advisor Maria Hynson, partnered with the Columbus area Habitat for Humanity over spring break to build a home for a family in need. The year’s host was Wanda Banks and family, who participated alongside the group in the construction of their future […]

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