Pet of the week: Oreo

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By Kailani Clarke Elm Staff Writer You know that feeling of encountering an animal that is so darn cute, you just want to scoop it up, plop it in a glass of milk, and take it home? If you do not, come to the Animal Care Shelter of Kent County and meet Oreo, this week’s […]

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Summer phishing scam

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By Cassy Sottile and Erica Quinones News Editors A recent bout of phishing hit the email accounts of Washington College students, faculty, and staff. Phishing is the sending of emails or text messages to trick people into revealing personal information like “passwords, account numbers, or Social Security numbers,” according to the Federal Trade Commission. These […]

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College’s new staff begins first semester

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By Cassy Sottile and Erica Quinones News Editors The upcoming academic year has brought new faces to Washington College’s staffing in both academics and athletics. Some members are returning alumni and employees, while others are entirely new to campus, but each is excited to begin working with students. In the athletics department, WC welcomed five […]

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Cullen Hall combined and Cecil House goes co-ed

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By Cassy Sottile and Erica Quinones News Editors Various changes have come to both Cecil House and Cullen Hall for the 2019-2020 academic year. Cecil House’s changes are not physical but residential. The building served as the Phi Delta Theta fraternity’s home on campus. However, the fraternity will not inhabit the building this academic year. […]

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Office of Information Technology outsourced to Ellucian

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By Cassy Sottile and Erica Quinones News Editors As students return to campus, they will find many things the same and others changed. Aside from new staff, the reopening of Cullen Hall, and Public Safety’s return to Cullen Hall, they will also find changes in the Office of Information Technology. The OIT department was outsourced […]

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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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