Washington College’s decision to cancel fall break puts unnecessary pressure on students and professors

By Lexi Meola Elm Staff Writer With the COVID-19 pandemic, Washington College’s transition to virtual learning…

How to talk about your feelings during COVID-19

By Percy Mohn Elm Staff Writer  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many people have developed a…

Mental toughness tricks for peak performance

By Lauren Zedlar  Elm Staff Writer In order to reach a high level of performance, athletes…

Alternatives to criminal punishment for drug use offenders

By Alaina Perdon Elm Staff Writer Former President Richard Nixon declared “a war on drugs” in…

Students across the WC campus — and the United States — are feeling the effects of burnout

By Lexi Meola Elm Staff Writer During the COVID-19 pandemic, where everything is virtual, students are…

Suicide Prevention Week finds a way to support the community remotely

By Victoria Gill-Gomez News Editor In honor of National Suicide Prevention Week, which is from Sept.…

Our treatment of Kanye West does not bode well for America’s mental illness epidemic

By Emma Campbell Opinion Editor The first time rapper Kanye West publicly addressed his political opinions…

How student-athletes have handled COVID-19 the past few months

By Julia Sparco Elm Staff Writer The epidemic has affected everyone in recent months, taking away…

OpenMindGymm works to normalize mental health conversations and effectuate change

Founder of OpenMindGymm Ben Ruvo runs podcasts to support his cause in the wake of COVID-19…

Measuring Productivity in a Pandemic: Why Doing Less Isn’t Terrible

By John Linderman Elm Staff Writer Though we are stuck home for the time being, our…