News

MLK Day inspires community to serve and reflect

By Erica Quinones Elm Staff Writer Students, faculty, and Chestertown residents gathered in Decker Theater for the Martin Luther King Jr. Read-In on Monday, Jan. 21. The event was organized by the Black Student Union and Students Talking About Race (S.T.A.R.), an organization of Kent County Public School students dedicated to inspiring “open dialogue and […]

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Sports

Men’s basketball winter break recap

By Isabella Sansanelli Elm Staff Writer As the Washington College community traveled home for the holidays, the men’s basketball team remained on campus for almost the entirety of the winter break. They competed in five games during the month of January, four of which were Centennial Conference games. The team totaled two wins and three […]

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Student Life

Chesapeake Semester concludes with international escapade

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer Every fall, a group of environmentally-oriented students embark upon the Chesapeake Semester, a four-course immersion experience that allows students to study the Chesapeake Bay in depth. According to the Center for Environment and Society website, “Participants will have the opportunity to study the ecosystem in depth, analyze solutions to […]

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Lifestyle

Are superhero movies due for a new look? Last year’s “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” may be a game-changer for Hollywood

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Last year was full of innovative films, but one in particular may elevate future movies into a whole other dimension: Sony Pictures’ “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.” Though the “Incredibles” franchise has certainly warmed audiences up to the idea of blockbuster animated superhero flicks, the newest “Spider-Man” film may be a […]

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Opinion

California pet stores only selling rescue animals

By Theodore Mattheiss Opinion Editor Prospective pet owners in California no longer have to worry that picking up a new friend from a pet store will support unethical breeding practices, thanks to a new law that was approved by Gov. Jerry Brown back in 2017 and took effect on New Year’s Day, 2019. The law […]

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