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    Students enjoyed an evening playing Jenga and listening to music in the egg.
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    SEB hosted a trip to the National Aquarium in Baltimore. 
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    Senior Vice President for Fan Engagement and Multi-Platform Marketing for Comedy Central Don Steele ’91 returned to campus to discuss what it’s like setting the strategy and implementing digital and social marketing initiatives for the #1 brand in comedy.
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    30 Neo-Futurist Plays from
    “Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind”
    Created by Greg Allen
    Written by The Neo-Futurists

    Tues, March 3 at 7:30pm


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    Jonathan Hsy is an Associate Professor of English at George Washington University. He specializes in late medieval literature and culture, and his interests span the fields of

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    February brought more snow to campus, making for some picturesque views.
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    The African American Read-In is a national event sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English. During the month of February, students and teachers of all levels are encourage to read, share and celebrate...
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    With the landmark Chesapeake Semester, the Center for Environment & Society invites students to undertake unique interdisciplinary studies with the Chesapeake Bay at their core.

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    Verse translator and classicist Diane Arnson Svarlien gave a reading Tuesday, February 24th at the Rose O’Neill Literary House. The event was part of the series “What’s Found in Translation” and was free ...
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    Students braved wintry weather to enjoy a Mardi Gras themed Birthday Ball in the Johnson Fitness Center.
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    On the Friday before Birthday Ball, February 20th, 2015, the ladies of No Limits took the stage in the Egg to perform some of their favorite numbers. The all-girl group sang a series of love...
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    Meet the finalists for the 2015 George Washington Book Prize.
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    Psychologist Laura Sproch, an outpatient therapist and researcher at the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt in Towson, spoke about how to recognize eating disorders and how to promote healthy attitudes about body image.
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    Pictures of snowmen.
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    The Writers’ Union hosted their annual anti-Valentine’s Day celebration at the Literary House where guests enjoyed music, dancing, and sugary treats. 
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    On Valentine’s Day WC Relay for life held a fundraiser during the basketball double header. The fundraiser included a bake sale and 50/50 raffle in which all proceeds went to the Relay for Life organization.
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    The Art and Art History Club raised money by donation for a local school art program at the free event where students got creative with free art supplies and a cash bar.
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    The Cherry Tree staff enjoyed pizza and chocolate-cherry cake to celebrate the launch of the new literary journal. 
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    The inaugural induction of students into  Kappa Alpha Omicron honored the achievements of individuals majoring in the Department of Environmental Studies and Science.
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    In honor of Valentines Day, the SEB held a dating game show hosted by comedian and game show host Adam Ace.
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    In his talk, Tallamy discussed why specialized food relationships determine the stability and complexity of the local food webs that support animal diversity, why it is important to restore life to our residential properties, and...
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    The newly moved Office of Multicultural Affairs, now located in Caroline House, held an open house to show off the new space.
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    On Thursday the SEB hosted “Name That Tune” in which students competed for prizes.
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    The SANDBOX studio opening reception for the “WaterLines” exhibition brought together the composer  Aleksandra Vrebalov ’s arrangement, “Waterlines I,” and visual artist  Jeni Wightman ’s living mud paintings to explore the role that ephemeral art, design, and ...

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    Director Jason Osder join students, faculty, and members of the community for a viewing of his documentary Let the Fire Burn .
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    Seventeen Washington College students and two professors traveled to Havana, Cuba, over winter break to study Cuban music, dance, and culture as part of a new enthnomusicology class. 
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    Kohl Gallery displayed 60 of the 100 assault-rifle models artist David Hess assembled from scrapped household and industrial parts in his Baltimore County workshop.

    Pieces of metal, wood, leather and ...

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    The French and German Clubs helped out at the Chester Gras, Chestertown’s Mardi Gras festival, on Saturday, February 7.
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    On Friday, February 6, Rachel Paparone shared her research on the relationship between literature and environmental attitudes in France and in Francophone North America.
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    On Thursday, February 5, Kohl Gallery opened Gun Show , an exhibition created by artist David Hess. Speaking out against gun violence, the piece consists of 62 out of the 100 assault rifle models ...
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    One of the world’s foremost experts on medieval Persian literature kicked off the Rose O’Neill Literary House spring reading series, “What’s Found in Translation.” Poet and translator Richard Davis discussed his work at the Lit...
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    May some time, 2014.
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    The SEB hosted an evening was celebrating music, games and snacks from the 90s.
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    SEB sponsored an event for students to decorate their own picture frames.
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    The culmination of a great semester in FRS 304
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    With over 500 people attending the regional holiday parties this year, the WC love was felt by many, and a great time was certainly had by all! At the Baltimore party, the class years spanned...
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    During Downrigging Weekend 2014, Interim President Jay Griswold arranged for the Presidential Fellows to sail on the Kalmar Nyckel. The sailing trip was followed by an Eastern Shore Buffet Dinner, provided at the Custom House...
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    On Tuesday, December 2nd, the Office of Multicultural Affairs sponsored the Peruvian Craft Fair, which sold handmade Peruvian crafts, clothing and jewelry.
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    Pictures from the Gingerbread House Making Alternative Event on 11.21.2014 in the Egg. This was sponsored by Rotaract, Art History Club, and Office of Wellness & Prevention Education.
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    The Global Education Office’s Holiday Party is a time to celebrate all the holidays of the season! We decorated our holiday tree with the beautiful ornaments students made during International Education Week while enjoying hot...
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    The reception to say goodbye to the international students who will be leaving us or graduating this semester!
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    Our 2014 Annual First Year Reading featured:
    Ben Cooper, Jack Despeaux, Caroline Harvey, Chris Irving, Alexandra Liebman, Andrew Poe, Rachel Poe, Liam Pullen, Mallory Smith, Alexis Stella, Abbey Wark, Hope Watland, Andrew Wells, Casey Williams, ...
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    On October 30, 2014 Washington College holds its annual community Trick-or-Treat, drawing children and parents from the Chestertown area to play games, paint faces, do arts and crafts, and of course show off their great...
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    Photos taken at various events throughout International Education Week 2014
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    From October 16 to November 5, the works of prominent African American artists Warren Lyons and Jeffrey Kent were displayed in the Kohl Gallery.
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    National Philanthropy Week has been steadily gaining momentum across the country. On Wednesday, November 12, 2014, students, alumni and local community members came together in the Goose Nest at Washington College to showcase the many ...
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    On November 21 and 22 a senior directing thesis written by Val Dunn from William Shakespeare premiered. The show, running only 50 minutes, combined original Shakespeare and modern feminist ideas to recreate the way the ...
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    The Beauteous Majesty of Denmark  by Val Dunn from William Shakespeare

    November 21-22 in Tawes Theatre

    A Senior Directing Thesis by Val Dunn...

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    The Department of Music was proud to present the Jazz Ensemble, Afro-Cuban Ensemble, and the Steel Pan Ensemble. 
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    On November 17, 2014 in Hynson Lounge, The Institute for Religion, Politics and Culture at Washington College invited attorney Diane Dillon to share her experiences in working on various campaigns, the EEOC, and her views...
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    Washington College first-year writers read from their original work and enjoyed holiday cookies and treats with friends and faculty. This year’s line up featured Ben Cooper, Jack Despeaux, Caroline Harvey, Chris Irving, Alexandra Liebman, Rachel Poe, Mallory Smith, Alexis Stella, Abbey Wark, Hope Watland, Andrew Wells, Casey Williams,...
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    The brothers of Kappa Alpha hosted an all-you can-eat Wing Bowl to benefit men’s health awareness.
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    Professional comedian Kyle Kinane performed his stand up routine to end comedy week on a high note.
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    Hosted by Rachel Dilliplane ’15, the Comedy Competition featured students showcasing their standup abilities in the Goose Nest.
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    During comedy week, students participated in a Saturday Night Live inspired sketch comedy show.
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    The Man Who Turned Into a Stick  by Kobo Abe
    A Senior Directing Thesis by Tamayo Kamimura

    Japanese writer Kobo Abe’s trio of short plays, presented under ...

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    On November 11, 2014, Washington College honored our nation’s veterans with a multimedia concert event featuring Trio Galilei.
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    Poet and essayist Lia Purpura was the final guest for the Literary House Series “Poets Writing the Lyrical Essay.”
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    Dr. Mark Stevens ’07 was a presenter in Professor Drescher’s class offering career advice to business students . 

    Mark works at the National Institutes of Health/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences...

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    Advanced French at Evergrain Bakery
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    On Friday, November 7, the Office of Multicultural Affairs celebrated Caribbean culture with music, food and fun activities.
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    The Lucky Ladies (someday you will be loved) by Dominic Finocchiaro
    November  7-8  in Tawes Theatre
    A Senior Directing Thesis by Matt Ridge

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    Center for Environment & Society organized a kayak trip to Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge for Washington College students, faculty, staff, and friends. If you missed this trip, keep your eyes and ears open for information

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    Five of WC’s IS alumni came to campus on Saturday, November 8 to discuss life after WAC.  After opening remarks covering each grad’s career path, there was Q&A with the audience, and break-out sessions that



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    A world premier by Dominic Finocchiaro, this senior directing thesis by Matt Ridge explores the blurry line between real and fake. The show boasted exploding dairy products, stomping stilettos, and story of four women’s struggle...
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    We have been working really hard to finish the cold frames for the garden so that we can continue to grow produce throughout the winter season and they are finally finished! Also, we had our...
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    “An Evening with Ander Monson,” was held Tuesday, November 4 at The Rose O’Neill Literary House. Part of the Living Writers Series “Poets Writing the Lyrical Essay.”
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    Steel Revolution, Washington College’s Steel drum ensemble performs on a sunny September afternoon. 
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    On Friday, September 5, 2014, SANDBOX, located in downtown Chestertown, sponsored an exhibition by local artists. All of the art presented reflected visions of the Chesapeake Bay. 
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    Once a year the crew over at Middle Hall, the arts dorm on campus, gather together under the guidance of their House Council to put together a themed Haunted House. This year’s themes were American...
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    Students gathered to support cancer research at the annual Relay for Life kickoff. Since students began Relay for Life at Washington College in 2011, the event has raised $202,329 for cancer treatment and research.
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    In honor of Halloween, the American Chemical Society Club 
    used chemical reactions to explode pumpkins.
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    To celebrate Halloween, the SEB hosted a pumpkin carving contest.
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    On October 28, Polio survivor John Nanni spoke about both his personal experience with the illness and its past and future affects on the community.
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    On October 29, students gathered to take part in a campus wide haunted forest and Zombie Run.
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    On October 29, 2014, the Literary House Press celebrated the recent launch of The Book of Scented Things: 100 Contemporary Poems about Perfume with a festive event at the Arts Club of Washington ...
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    Middletown, a senior thesis by Will Eno and directed by Rachel Dilliplane, graced WAC with its cerebral presence in Tawes Theatre.
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    Food Day is a national event that inspires Americans to change their diets and our food policies. Every October 24, thousands of events all around the country bring Americans together to celebrate and enjoy real food...
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    Middletown  by Will Eno
    October 24-25 in Tawes Theatre
    A Senior Directing Thesis by Rachel Dilliplane

    Award winning playwright Will Eno welcomes you






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    On October 23, 2014 Zeta Tau Alpha hosted the annual Big Man on Campus to benefit breast cancer awareness.
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    On October 20, the Writing Center and other members of the Washington College community gathered in Hodson Commons to celebrate the National Day on Writing with games and activities.
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    Directed by Patrick Derrickson, this senior thesis by Charles Mee brought Greek tragedy to modern day. Between cross-dressing, double-ended dildos, and a drag-queen Dionysus, this was certainly a show to remember!
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    Author and poet Maggie Nelson was part of the “Poets Writing the Lyrical Essay” Series and visited the Rose O’Neill Literary House on October 21, 2014
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    Zeta Tau Alpha hosted a Zumbathon on October 17th to benefit their philanthropy, breast cancer research, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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    Students gathered the evening of October 20 for music and s’mores by the fire.
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    During the Fall semester of 2014, the Washington College Department of Music presented and evening of Latin Jazz featuring The Marty Knepp Trio. 
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    Warren Lyons pays a visit to speak about his life and his art in front of an exhibition of his work in the Kohl Gallery.