WC invites audiences to six spring theatre productions

Student Life

            By Julia Clifton and Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writers   This semester, Washington College’s Department of Music and Department of Theatre and Dance will present a number of performances including staged readings, senior capstone productions, and one musical. First on deck is one staged reading, “Fefu and Her Friends” […]

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Updates to dining hall coming over winter break

News

By Abby Wargo Editor in Chief  The dining hall will look a little different for Washington College students come January.   The entirety of Hodson Hall, including the dining hall area on the second and third floors, is receiving new flooring. All of the tile and carpet will be replaced with gray wood vinyl.   […]

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Alumni House hosts first friendsgiving to celebrate holiday on campus

Student Life

By Julia Clifton Elm Staff Writer To most students at Washington College, Thanksgiving is an opportunity to go home and spend time with loved ones. Some students, whether they are an exchange student or a domestic student whose home is across the country, remain on campus throughout the course of the holiday. These students are […]

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Phi Sigma Kappa’s Return to Campus Postponed

News

By Lori Wysong News Editor Last semester, a plan was set in motion to bring the fraternity Phi Sigma Kappa back on campus after an absence of nearly 30 years. As of this week, this process has been postponed indefinitely. Phi Sigma Kappa was placed on Social Probation on Dec. 15, 1988, according to an […]

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Substance Abuse is a Problem for WC Students

Opinion

By Barbara MacGuigan Elm Staff Writer Fall semester has just begun, and it’s brought in all the changes of a fresh year. Our senior friends are gone, on to new and exciting things like getting hounded for loan payments, and a new clutch of bright eyed, very sweaty freshmen have joined the flock. Soon, those […]

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New Personnel Fill Positions at Washington College

News

By Abby Wargo Editor-in-Chief This semester, new members of the Washington College staff will be welcomed to campus. Brandon McFayden is the new director of the Department of Public Safety following former director Jerry Roderick’s retirement this summer. “It’s going to take some getting used to,” McFayden said. “Jerry’s been a part of the College […]

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WC First Year Students Partake in Community Service Project

News

CHESTERTOWN, MD— Wearing bright green T-shirts and armed with everything from dust masks and iPhones to hammers and wire brushes, more than 340 new Washington College students and their peer mentors descended on downtown Chestertown on Wednesday, August 23, to help local business owners with everything from social media advice to prepping buildings for renovation. […]

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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Less Like Christmas: Now that Winter is Finally Over, Here Are Three Ways to Enjoy Warm Weather at WAC

Lifestyle

By Victoria Cline Elm Staff Writer Though it might seem that it has been cold and dreary for quite a while on the Eastern Shore, warmer weather is just around the corner now that spring break is finally in sight. Here are a few easy and free ways to get outside and enjoy the sun after […]

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Student Charged for Arson Threats

News

By Abby Wargo News Editor Senior Steven McDonnell, 21, has been charged with threat to commit arson after allegedly threatening several students, faculty members, and a Department of Public Safety officer, according to Director of Public Safety Gerald Roderick. McDonnell was arrested by the Chestertown Police Department around midnight Tuesday, Dec. 5 after three students made […]

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Days for Girls Event Sparks Debate on Approach

Opinion

Students Find Issue in the Organizational Waste of Event Intended to Give Opportunities By Rosie Alger Opinion Editor There was a recent charity event on campus called Days for Girls, which raised money and brought awareness to the issues of education for girls around the world, and the impact poor menstrual health can have on a […]

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