Facebook Head of Public Policy to give the WC 2018 Commencement Address

News

By Cassy Sottile News Editor In just a few weeks, former Deputy General Counsel and former staff member on the National Economic Council for the Bush-Cheney campaign, Kevin Martin, will greet students lined up in their gowns on the Campus Green. On May 20, Washington College will hold its 235th Commencement Ceremony. Martin, the former chairman […]

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Peace in Korean Peninsula

Opinion

By Theodore Mattheiss Opinion Editor   After 68 years, we may finally see peace between North and South Korea.  On April 27, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un met Moon Jae-In, the South Korean president, along the demilitarized zone that has separated the two nations and their leaders for decades. With handshakes and smiles, they made […]

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Senior Opinion Editor Signs Off from The Elm

Opinion

By Rosie Alger Former Opinion Editor There is so much I could say about my time at The Elm and the value of this beautiful publication. During my time at Washington College, The Elm has evolved and grown both as a publication and as a place for learning. Students have learned so much about the […]

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Former WC Student Found Not Guilty

News

By Abby Wargo Editor-in-Chief A former Washington College student has been found not guilty of second degree rape and second degree sex offense of a current WC student. Fope Fadojutimi, 18, was acquitted of the charges on Thursday, April 26 by a jury of nine men and three women in the Kent County Circuit Court. […]

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From D.C. to Annapolis: Summer Hotspots

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor   If you live in Maryland, you don’t have to go very far at all to entertain yourself this summer. The waterfront shops and various holes-in-the-wall of downtown Annapolis and the trendy markets and museums of Washington, D.C. provide plenty of excitement and exploration. For those who have never been […]

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Softball Makes Playoffs

Sports

By John Niswander Senior Writer   The Washington College softball team made it in the Centennial Conference Tournament after going 4-0 last weekend, landing in the last spot.  On the Shorewomen’s senior day, WC swept Franklin & Marshall, the defending Centennial Conference Tournament Champions to keep their playoff hopes alive.  The Shorewomen shutout the Diplomats and […]

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Nathan Krimmel Becomes The Elephant Man For Senior Thesis

Student Life

By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor During many moments this weekend, Tawes Theatre was silent save for the sound of senior Nathan Krimmel’s shuffling footsteps in his portrayal of John Merrick, the Elephant Man. Krimmel produced and performed in his senior performance thesis, “ The Elephant Man” by Bernard Pomerance, on April 27 and 28.  “The […]

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Classism in Schools Holds Students Back

Opinion

By Betty Yirga Elm Staff Writer There are numerous issues in the United States that deserve the attention of both society and the government. Among those issues is classism, according to Heather Long’s article in The Guardian. This is important because people are facing prejudice on a daily basis for belonging to a certain social class.  “Classism […]

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Differing, Drawn: Scholar Examines Pope.L’s “Skin Set” Drawings

News

By Abby Wargo  News Editor The screen in Norman James Theater read, “White People are Pun” for a brief moment last Wednesday. The Department of Art and Art History hosted “Differing, Drawn,” a talk by Darby English, a leading scholar on contemporary art. The talk was sponsored by the Starr Center for the Study of the […]

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The Gander’s Final Piece of Advice for Singles: Before Looking for “Bae” to Make You Happy, Date Yourself

Lifestyle

By Dan Teano  Lifestyle Editor It’s very tempting to look for love outside of yourself. When you see all your high school friends getting engaged and your suitemates are always having pajama parties with their significant others, you can’t help but think, “If I had someone to hold at night, I wouldn’t be so miserable.” As […]

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