New SGA president, vice president elected

News

By Julia Fuchs Elm Staff Writer   On Tuesday, March 5, the Student Government Association (SGA) held its annual election. This year’s elected candidates for SGA cabinet are junior Nick Gottemoller, the new president, and junior Caitlyn Creasy, the new vice president.  Current President senior Victoria Cline, looked back on her involvement with SGA. “I […]

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College admissions scandal favoring the rich disappointing, but not surprising

Editorials, Opinion

By Abby Wargo Editor-in-Chief Last Tuesday the FBI charged dozens of people — including celebrities Lori Laughlin, Aunt Becky of “Full House” fame, and “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman — in what is most likely the largest college admissions scandal in history. But for plenty of college students, the reality of special treatment based on […]

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Baseball breaks records; goes on 13-game win streak

Sports

            By Isabella Sansanelli Elm Staff Writer The Washington College men’s baseball team returned victorious with an astounding 13-0 overall record as they garnered 10 wins during a week of competition in Florida over spring break. “The Florida trip, especially this one, is basically a week-long trip where we spend […]

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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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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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Club spotlight on SEA

Student Life

            By Nicole Noce Elm Staff Writer   Washington College’s Student Environmental Alliance (SEA) has been rooted in the student body since 1999, and is continuing to improve sustainability and awareness of environmental issues at the college. “The overall goal of SEA is to improve and advocate for the WC, […]

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WC female athletes host local youth

Sports

          By Kayla Zapcic Elm Staff Writer On Saturday, Feb. 2 the Athena’s Club hosted an event inviting local girls from the community to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day. The Athena’s Club is comprised of female athletes who work in different ways to develop an intercollegiate network and […]

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Women’s basketball goes OT

Basketball, Sports

          By Isabella Sansanelli Elm Staff Writer   The Washington College women’s basketball team faced off in two Centennial Conference matches this week against Swarthmore College and Franklin and Marshall College, picking up one win and one loss respectively. On Wednesday, Jan. 30, the Shorewomen swept the Garnets in a 71-39 […]

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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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