Nurse Practicioners Retire From Health Center

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By Cassy Sottile News Editor Health Services no longer has mental health nurses. In a letter dated Aug. 13, Lisa Marx, director of Health Services announced that both psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, Linda Hallowell and Debbie Goo- tee, retired from practice on July 30. “Both of our providers have been in the business for […]

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Phi Sigma Kappa’s Return to Campus Postponed

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By Lori Wysong News Editor Last semester, a plan was set in motion to bring the fraternity Phi Sigma Kappa back on campus after an absence of nearly 30 years. As of this week, this process has been postponed indefinitely. Phi Sigma Kappa was placed on Social Probation on Dec. 15, 1988, according to an […]

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Tenth Annual Crow Fest Returns to Kent County

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By Abby Wargo Editor-in-Chief The summer season is coming to an end, and for many farmers, harvest season is dawning. One farm in particular, Crow Vineyard and Winery in Kennedyville, is preparing to showcase its crops — corn, soybeans, hay, and grapes — in a unique form of agrotourism. This weekend, Crow is holding its […]

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Biology Professor Honored at Fall Convocation

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By Cassy Sottile News Editor On Aug. 30, the Washington College community came together for the annual fall Convocation. The event commenced with WACappella singing the National Anthem, and after, WC President Kurt Landgraf and Student Government Association President Victoria Cline welcomed the audience. “Being a community is such a central part of who we […]

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Community Crime Alert

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By Lori Wysong News Editor On Sunday, Washington College students received an email in their inboxes regarding crime and safety on campus and in Chestertown. According to the message sent by Direc- tor of Public Safety Brandon McFayden, a number of incidents reportedly occurred over the weekend in which WC students were victims. On the […]

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New Personnel Fill Positions at Washington College

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By Abby Wargo Editor-in-Chief This semester, new members of the Washington College staff will be welcomed to campus. Brandon McFayden is the new director of the Department of Public Safety following former director Jerry Roderick’s retirement this summer. “It’s going to take some getting used to,” McFayden said. “Jerry’s been a part of the College […]

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Faculty and Staff Receive ALICE Training

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By Lori Wysong News Editor Since the school shooting at Columbine in 1999, rising incidences of gun violence have caused many places of learning to prepare themselves for similar atrocities. Organizations such as the ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) Training Institute have developed to help schools become less vulnerable to attacks. Washington College held […]

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Mold an Ongoing Concern in Campus Residence Halls

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By Lori Wysong News Editor As the new school year begins, staying healthy can be a challenge. Transitioning into a new living space can be difficult, especially when your dorm is facing problems with mold. Over the summer, Kent, Caroline, Queen Anne’s, Harford, East Hall, and Minta Martin experienced issues with mold, according to the […]

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PR, Journalism, Propaganda; What Is the Difference and Where Is the Line?

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By Rosie Alger Sports Editor With political strife at our front door and information being circulated more quickly and shared more widely than ever before, trained and capable journalists are even more necessary to public welfare than usual. There are so many ways to publish information, but real journalism shouldn’t be difficult to spot, and advertising […]

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Mold Problem Persists at WC

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By Abby Wargo Student Life Editor The first week of the semester is hectic for both students and staff, and to complicate things, William Smith Hall was plagued with mold during the entire week. Fortunately, the problem was solved within days of being spotted, and affected professors were able to resume their work. “It was […]

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