A closer look at the event that set the internet on “fyre”

Lifestyle

              By Amanda Gabriel Senior Writer After a whirlwind of eight lawsuits and $100 million sought in damages, the world of social media and “luxury festivals” has never been the same. Netflix recently released its documentary “Fyre,” which takes a deeper look at the chaos that unfolded during Fyre […]

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Tips and tricks for memorization to give your brain a break

Lifestyle

          By Amanda Gabriel Senior Writer As hard as our brains are constantly working, they could definitely use a boost every now and again. When it comes to studying for tests, effective memorization techniques are absolutely essential. So for those lacking a strong memory, here are a few tips to try […]

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The sixth season of “RWBY” ended flying high

Lifestyle

By Vanessa Rupertus Elm Staff Writer The journey was long, but the end of the sixth season of the popular web-series “RWBY” (pronounced “ruby”), created by the late Monty Oum, came to a stirring conclusion. The 13th and final episode, titled “Our Way,” aired on RoosterTeeth.com on Jan. 26. Team RWBY was faced with many […]

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Bears beat men’s and women’s swim teams

Sports

          By Eric Botti Elm Staff Writer On Saturday, Feb. 3 the Washington College men’s and women’s swim teams hosted Ursinus College for their penultimate dual meet of the season. The Shoremen lost to the Bears 152-103 and the Shorewomen lost 162-92. Despite the Shoremen’s loss, some swimmers still had winning […]

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Shoremen top the Diplomats

Sports

          By Louie Galdos Elm Staff Writer This week the Shoremen basketball team faced two competitive teams, both in the Centennial Conference. Both were at home, the first game being against No. 16 Swarthmore College on Wednesday, Jan. 30 and the second on Saturday, Feb. 2 against Franklin & Marshall College. […]

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Lifestyle Editor, Dan Teano, Says Goodbye

Lifestyle

By Dan Teano Former Lifestyle Editor My first experience with The Elm was not a positive one. In fact, after seeing my article in print, I wanted to quit immediately. I couldn’t, though. I needed to write and also, I needed to be forced to do so. If it wasn’t for my friend, Faith, who […]

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WC Needs Better Student Parking Options

Opinion

By Stephaney Wilson Elm Staff Writer It was my first semester as a Washington College sophomore, and I had just recently moved into Harford for the year. As I settled myself behind the desk and looked out the window at the Harford parking lot, I remembered thinking to myself how crowded the lot look compared to the […]

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Shoremen End Season

Sports

By Louis Galdos Elm Staff Writer Last week the Washington College men’s lacrosse team lost both home conference games against Swarthmore College and Gettysburg College.  The first game, on Wednesday, April 25, was highly competitive from start to finish. Swarthmore had the lead the entire game as the Shoremen played catch-up. Swarthmore won 15-8.        […]

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The Elm Welcomes the 2018-2019 Editorial Staff

News

By Brooke Schultz Former Editor-in-Chief With sophomore Abby Wargo stepping up as editor-in-chief, The Elm welcomes its 2018-19 staff. “I’m excited for the opportunity to serve as EIC as a junior. I’m looking forward to working with the new staff to make this paper the best it can be,” Wargo said. Lori Wysong, junior, and Cassy […]

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Not Just for Audiophiles: Comparing the Costs and Benefits of Different Headphones

Lifestyle

By Brian Brecker Senior Writer Headphones can cost you a lot of money. Some of the higher end models like the HiFiMan SUSVARA can cost upwards of $6000. However, unless you have that kind of money to spend on audio tech, this will be out of your price range. There’s a myth that if you […]

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