WC Is Maryland’s First Bee Campus USA

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By Diana Sanchez  Elm Staff Writer Spring has sprung, the bees are buzzing, and Washington College has received a new certification for being Maryland’s first higher-education institution to be recognized by Bee Campus USA. Being a Bee Campus means that the school is dedicated to sustaining and helping the pollinator population and spreading awareness. “It’s putting a […]

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Medieval Dinner Coming to WC, May Day Tradition

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By Katy Shenk Elm Staff Writer One of the pride and joys of a liberal arts school is discovering a connection between two seemingly unrelated disciplines. The Medieval May Day Celebration—being planned by the Garden Club, permaculture interns, and Dr. Courtney Rydel, assistant professor of English—combines medieval literature and food sustainability. Shane Brill, Garden Club advisor […]

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Robber Bees Hijack WC Campus Garden Beehive

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By Cassy Sottile Elm Staff Writer It’s every bee for itself at Washington College. Robber bees attacked the WC bee colonies, which are maintained by the Campus Garden Club and the Department of Environmental Science and Studies. The robber bees depleted the WC bees’ winter honey stores to the point where the bees did not have enough […]

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New Food Lab

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By Lori Wysong Elm Staff Writer A project that has been developing for years will finally come to fruition in October. The Blue Heron Café in Chestertown on Canon Street was recently purchased by Chair of the Board of Visitors and Governors Larry Culp, and it will begin renovations to become the home base of the Eastern Shore Food […]

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