Tag: washington college

Amid Search, an Outpouring of Support for Missing Washington College Student

Jacob Marberger
Jacob Marberger

Jacob Marberger hasn’t been seen all week. Officials believe he may be armed, and began a “manhunt” after issuing a warrant for his arrest on gun charges. At Washington College, which Marberger attends, school is closed through Thanksgiving. But there’s another layer to this story. Many people watching the incident unfold have reached out to offer help to Marberger.

Washington College Closed Through Thanksgiving as Search Continues


washcollAs the search for a missing student continues, Washington College¬†students won’t be able to get on campus for the next week-and-a-half. Officials decided to close their campus through Thanksgiving break.

Washington College Evacuated Amid Search for Student with Gun


washcollegeThe search for an armed student left a desolate campus in Chestertown.

While the college said in a Facebook message that there has not been a direct threat against the Eastern Shore campus, authorities are searching for Jacob Marberger. The sophomore left his parents’ home in Pennsylvania on Monday with a gun, and hasn’t been heard from since.

Luckiest College Senior in the Country Wins $60k Writing Prize



Students graduating from college face an uncertain future, a shaky economic climate, and an average of $26,500 in debt. So Washington College senior Tim Marcin, who graduates from the small Eastern Shore college this spring, is probably pretty happy that his school just wrote him a check for $61,192, his winnings from one of the largest college-awarded prizes in the country.