Miller Library unveils Pop DVD collection

Student Life

            By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor Although movie streaming services have made life more convenient, we all know the feeling of frustration when a last-minute Netflix search fails to produce results. Before resigning yourself to paying to rent a film on YouTube or Amazon Prime, try scanning Miller Library’s […]

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GIS offers five summer internships across multiple programs

Student Life

            By Julia Clifton Elm Staff Writer   Washington College’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program offers five internships programs every summer. While their main focus is generally data collection, the internships are not limited to math and science majors. “All students of any academic major would benefit from working for […]

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Club sports begin recruiting for spring semester

Student Life

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer   If you’re looking for a way to stay warm this winter, keeping your energy up by participating in club sports is the perfect opportunity. Club sports offered at Washington College during the spring semester include groups such as women’s volleyball, Mixed Martial Arts, women’s field hockey, Dance Club, […]

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World Culture Festival features food, traditions from across the globe

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer Just prior to the Dining Hall’s annual Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 15, the Global Education Office, the Student Events Board, and the Student Government Association co-sponsored a feast of their own in the Goose Nest in honor of International Education Week. The World Culture Festival on Nov. 14 was […]

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Summer Seminar Takes Students Abroad to Oxford University

Student Life

By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor For two weeks in June, seven Washington College students walked in the footsteps of great minds like C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien through the libraries and grounds of Oxford University. Their experience was made possible through a partnership between Oxford University and WC’s Institute for Religion, Politics, and Culture, […]

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A Study in Contrasts: Zanzibar Internships Challenge Student Expectations

Student Life

By Katy Shenk  Student Life Editor  Zanzibar, a small island only 53 miles wide and 24 miles across off the coast of Tanzania, was home to ten Washington College students for six weeks this summer.  Students from the academic departments of English, economics, education, and environmental studies partnered with local Non-Governmental Organizations and schools to serve […]

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Greek Chapters Attend Conventions

Student Life

 By Katy Shenk  Student Life Editor  Greek and summer go together, and not just in the original “Mamma Mia” movie or its recent sequel.  This summer, five of seven Washington College Greek life chapters attended their respective fraternal organization’s biennial conference or convention.  According to organization websites, the events included both ceremonial functions, such as […]

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Summer Starrs: Students Gain Internship Experience at Home and Across the Nation

Student Life

By Katy Shenk  Student Life Editor  Although school was not in session, Washington College’s Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience employed more than 30 students as part of two distinct internship programs this summer. The National Home Front Project summer program was a continuation of the Starr Center’s StoryQuest oral history program, […]

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SGA and SEB Come Together

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By Alice Horner Editor-in-Chief For Washington College’s first Homecoming in 10 years, the Student Government Association and the Student Events Board have teamed up. This might seem ordinary, but for WC, it’s the first time in three years that the two have joined forces. Ed Hoegg, President of the SEB, said, “There was always a […]

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Student Spotlight: WC’s Homecoming Court

Student Life

By Kim Friel Student Life Editor The Elm would like to put the student spotlight on those who will take the stage tomorrow evening as this year’s Homecoming court.  The nominees for Homecoming Queen are Megan Easter, Tina Gardner, Kris Kelley, Angela Bushman, and Helen Veasey while the nomineesa for Homecoming King are Matt Keller, […]

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