The Shoremen say good-bye to head men’s rowing coach

Sports

By Isabella Sansanelli  Sports Editor    Coach Scott F. Gavin-Wisniewski has officially left the Shoremen as the head men’s rowing coach in exchange for a new position, as the head women’s rowing coach at Cabrini University in Radnor, Pennsylvania. Wisnewski is a 2001 graduate from of the University of Pittsburgh, where he attained a Bachelor […]

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Why it is important to fail while you are in college right now

Columns, Opinion

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer     This ominous dark force brewing beneath the very surface we walk upon, ready to burst at any given moment — particularly when we are at our most upbeat and most vulnerable selves.     It is called, dare we speak its name, failure, and it happens to […]

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English professor contests categorization of Poe in new book

News

By Blake Batten Elm Staff Writer   One of Washington College’s longest serving faculty members, Professor of English and American Studies Dr. Richard DeProspo, published his fourth book, “Poe’s Difference.” “Poe’s Difference” was supposed to be released the first week of September, but it has been delayed due to unknown reasons, according to Dr. DeProspo. […]

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Long-discussed Riverwalk project moves forward with new agreement

News

By Erica Quinones News Editor   With the Sept. 5 signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Washington College, the town of Chestertown, and Eastern Shore Land Conservancy (ESLC), the town’s long envisioned Riverwalk project has gained momentum. The Riverwalk concept has been around since the 1990s, according to Chestertown Town Manager Bill Ingersoll. […]

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Hero of the Week: Student Environmental Alliance

Columns, Opinion

This past Saturday, the Student Environmental Alliance hosted the annual move-in market in Martha Washington Square. The free market gives away donated goods from the previous academic year in search of a new home with current students. Students were able to find a variety of items for cooking, laundry, and desk purposes. After the market […]

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Soccer teams see first defeats in non-conference play

Sports

By Louis Galdos Elm Staff Writer   This week, the men’s and women’s soccer teams had a stretch of non-conference games.  First on Wednesday afternoon, the Roy Kirby Jr. field was jam- packed with two back-to-back matches. In the first match of the day, the Shoremen battled Goucher College and overwhelmed them with a final […]

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Recipe of the week: plataños maduros with rice and beans

Lifestyle

By Gabby Rente Lifestyle Editor   As fledgling adults flying our parents’ coop, it’s about time we learn how to make something else besides cereal and ramen. In celebration of this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, I thought I would introduce a new segment that is all about food. The following […]

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Student Spotlight: Caitlyn Creasy

Student Life

By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer   Major(s): Business management and communications and media studies double major Minor(s): Dance and arts management and entrepreneurship double minor. Future Plans: “I really want to work in advocating for equitable access to technology here in the US, and also hopefully continue teaching dance for a little while.” Clubs/Organizations: […]

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Chestertown Jazz Festival swings through Kent County

News

By Diana Sanchez Elm Staff Writer   From the white tent, one could hear gospel music rising up to the air as the first act of the Chestertown Jazz Festival began. Wilmer Park was a playground for musicians on Sept. 14. Musical groups included Washington College’s Jazz Combo: seniors Maura West, Ben Lammers, and Gabby […]

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Trump’s environmental rollbacks now hit our water supply

Columns, Opinion

By Victoria Gill Opinion Editor Trump’s rollbacks on pesticides and their effect to pollinators have led to his announcing a repeal to an Obama-era regulation for clean water. Often times when heated current events occur there is awareness, but not paired with lots of action. Is this what the plan is now that Trump threatens […]

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