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    The Washington College Class of 2014 celebrated Commencement and received diplomas on a gorgeous Saturday morning filled with pomp, ceremony and tradition. Read more about the ceremony.

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    Faculty and staff members gathered to recognize the achievements of the Class of 2014.

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    The Class of 2014 enjoyed a reception with General Washington at Mt. Vernon and an evening cruise on the Potomac River.

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    Celebrating the end of classes, Greek Life took to the Campus Green for some fun and games.
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    The Student Events Board and Office of Student Activities welcomed Andy Grammer to Washington College in April for the spring concert.
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    The Student Government Association and Buildings and Grounds got together for the biannual events students love. Casey Time is an opportunity for Washington College to give back to the campus in honor of patrons Eugene B. and Betty Brown Casey ’47. Students gathered at George’s Grove on the sunny Friday before finals to plant some trees and shrubs!
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    Over the night of April 11, WC students, family and friends came together to raise money and awareness. The 48 teams and 658 participants have raised over $48,000 this year.
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    The Washington College MMA Club presented its first annual Charity fight night, featuring Jiu Jitsu and boxing matches between the members of the club, with all proceeds benefiting the Kent County Food Pantry.
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    The RA’s put on our annual Spring Fling event! Even though the weather wasn’t the best, we still managed to have a fun time at the JFC! Students enjoyed inflatables, mechanical bull ride, free Rita’s, tye dye, kiss the pig, pie in the face, and so much more!
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    The Service Council in cooperation with The Office of Student Development, Washington College Dining Services, River Arts, Evergrain Bakery and the sisters of Alpha Chi Omega hosted the 4th Annual Empty Bowls dinner to benefit the Kent County Food Pantry. To assist with the fundraising, there was a silent auction.  This year’s event took place at the Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre.  

    The bowls used at the event were made by students and community members. They serve as a unique keepsake to take home as a reminder that there are “empty bowls” everywhere. 

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    The Student Events Board hosted Caribbean Night at the Goose Nest. Students enjoyed some amazing dishes and a performance by Cas Haley who was runner-up on Season 2 of America’s Got Talent in 2007.
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    Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. It commemorates a time when the Jewish people living in Persia were saved from extermination.

    Hillel celebrated Purim this year by inviting children from the Jewish community to hang out with Hillel members, make some super cute crafts, and bake some delicious hamantaschen.
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    El Salvador’s Ambassador to the United States Rubén Zamora visited Washington College on Tuesday, March 18. Zamora gave a lecture entitled, “Twenty-two Years of the Salvadoran Peace Accords and Future Prospects for El Salvador’s Democracy.”

    The talk was sponsored by the Goldstein Program in Public Affairs.
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    Senior class leaders hosted a party to celebrate 80 days until graduation and kick off for the class gift fundraising program.  The senior class will be donating their class gift to the Washington Fund and they are striving for 100% participation. To celebrate, Jay Young ’81 bought the first drink for the seniors who came out to the Goose Nest.
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    Known for her seamless story-telling, sharp topical material and hilarious punchlines Tracey Ashley is a comedienne on the rise. Tracey performs on college campus and comedy clubs across the country. Tracey was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing 5 and has appeared as a co-host on TV Land’s Prime Movies.

    The Student Events Board invited Tracey Ashley to perform at Washington College. She and her opening act, Maggie Farris, had students rolling on the floor.
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    SEB sponsored The Voice contestant Dustin Hatzenbuhler as part of their Coffee House series. Dustin played for students at the Goose Nest and then spent some time hanging out.