Letter to the Editor: Mental Health on Campus

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Letter to the Editor: Mental Health on Campus Dear President Landgraf/Editor, I know the students are in pain. I was one of them, four years ago. A fellow student committed suicide on campus grounds in the first week of my senior year. Losing him left a deep wound on everyone, one that was slow to […]

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Author Highlights “New American Hero”

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By Lori Wysong  Elm Staff Writer At a campus named for our nation’s first president, it can be easy to focus on George Washington’s achievements and neglect to have a conversation about his flaws.  On Tuesday, Feb. 27, Guy Goodfellow Lecturer Erica Armstrong Dunbar didn’t shy away from the first president’s shortcomings. Dunbar is the Charles & […]

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Kurt Landgraf Inaugurated as the 29th President of WC

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By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief Students, according to President Kurt Landgraf, are at the center of Washington College. As a way to honor that, his inauguration as 29th president was held over Fall Family Weekend. “We hold the future of America in our hands — the students we are educating here are the future, and that is […]

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Caring for Others at WC

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By Mary Sprague Elm Staff Writer The Office of Student Affairs has recently implemented the CARE System, an online program available for students to voice concerns about a peer’s well-being. CARE is not restricted to issues of mental health, but is a valuable resource for reporting concerns about physical health, academic success, or anything else. Candace Wannamaker, […]

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WC Responds to Immigration Ban

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By Cassandra Sottile Elm Staff Writer Shortly after students returned to campus for the spring semester, Washington College President Sheila Bair issued a statement regarding the executive order President Donald Trump  signed calling for a temporary ban on citizens from several countries. Though the ban has been struck down by the Ninth Circuit Court of […]

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Is Black History Month Missing at WC

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By Joanna Sperapani Elm Staff Writer February is Black History Month across America, but there may not be too much evidence of it at Washington College. It is an issue that has many considering how events celebrating the month can become more visible throughout campus. Assistant Director of Intercultural Affairs Tya Pope said, “I noticed […]

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