The value of modern political satire: obligatory or unwarranted?

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer “Saturday Night Live” came back strong this week with their…

International community weighs in on Venezuela leadership amid chaos

By Holly Williams Elm Staff Writer Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro faces the threat of being unseated…

Keeping the Olympics a Politics-Free Zone

By Olivia Libowitz Elm Staff Writer There is a somewhat surprising lack of open politics each Olympics…

Letter to the Editor: Alumnus Responds to President Landgraf’s DACA Statement

President Landgraf: I am a proud alumnus of Washington College.  In 2007, I was the captain…

Politics and Poetry Combine at Lit House

By Cassandra Sottile Elm Staff Writer Before writing award-winning poetry collections, Brian Turner was a soldier,…

Looking at the Performance of Politics from a Theatre Perspective

By Elijah McGuire-Berk Web Editor After a year of attending political events and years of studying…

Candidates Navigate Late-Night Circuit: Presidential Nominees Attempt Relatablity Through Appearances on Talk Shows

By Amy Rudolph Elm Staff Writer Political figures are constantly thrown into the spotlight, sometimes even…

First Presidential Debate in the Books: Candidates Clinton and Trump Debate Over Race, Jobs, and Stamina in Inaugural Debate

By Brian Klose Opinion Editor The 2016 election has been nothing short of one of the…

I’ll Cry For Glenn

By Ryan Henson Opinion Editor I envy Glenn Beck.  I envy the certainty his ignorance grants…

Real Progressives Versus “Pseudo” Progressives

Mario Carter Elm Columnist Rachel Maddow is by far one of the most militant, irrational, and uncompromising disciples of…