Where to find weekend fun in Chestertown

Student Life

By Victoria Gill Opinion Editor   Prospective and admitted students both ask the same question: what do you do for fun in Chestertown? This is simply answered: we make our own fun. But there is more to do here than you think. Chestertown takes pride in its Saturday morning farmers market. In rain or shine, […]

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Historical Society of Kent County seeks student volunteers

Student Life

          By Olivia Montes Elm Staff Writer From the annual Tea Party Festival to historic house tours, history comes to life in Kent County. The Historical Society of Kent County is interested in involving Washington College student volunteers in their mission to promote and preserve local history. “Students can get involved […]

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WC female athletes host local youth

Sports

          By Kayla Zapcic Elm Staff Writer On Saturday, Feb. 2 the Athena’s Club hosted an event inviting local girls from the community to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day. The Athena’s Club is comprised of female athletes who work in different ways to develop an intercollegiate network and […]

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Artists cross “Temporal Boundaries” in showcase

News

          By Victoria Gill Elm Staff Writer After the recent memorial of Judith Kohl, Washington College’s Kohl Gallery opened back up to the public to showcase guest performers last Wednesday. A large crowd of faculty and students gathered in the gallery at 6 p.m. for “Insecure/Unsecure (Transmission 020),” a one-night-only performance […]

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College, Town Participate in First Community Unity Day

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By Diana Sanchez  Elm Staff Writer On one of the few sunny and warm days so far, Community Unity Day was a perfect day for being outdoors, eating, listening to music, and getting to know the Chestertown community better. There was a sizable amount of people that came out, both College students and Chestertown residents of all […]

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Chestertown’s First Community Unity Day Is Coming

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By Diana Sanchez  Elm Staff Writer Washington College will have its first Community Unity Day on Saturday, April 14 on the campus green. Dr. Elena Deanda, associate professor of Spanish and director of the Black Studies Program, has been working on this event for two years now. Dr. Deanda believes that Community Day is a […]

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Chester 5 Theatres Set to Re-Open by Summer

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By Cassandra Sottile  Elm Staff Writer The Chester 5 Theatres, Chestertown’s movie theater, is currently in the process of negotiations to re-open. At a Mayor and Town Council meeting on Monday, March 19, Mike Klein, Ira Miller, and Bob Weinholdt of Horizon Cinema, which operates four theaters in and around Baltimore, proposed their plan to […]

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Chestertown March for Our Lives

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By Brooke Schultz  Editor-in-Chief The national March for Our Lives movement crossed the Chesapeake Bay last month. Chestertown held its own march on Saturday, March 24, which brought in about 500 attendees according to organizers, who wound their way down the 400-block of High Street to a rally at Wilmer Park. “I was blown away by […]

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1,132 Miles From Miami Beach and Spring Break Fun: How Students Who Remain on Campus Spend Their Break Time in Beautiful Chestertown, Maryland

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By Jack Despeaux  Elm Staff Writer The most exciting places to be during spring break are the places with sunshine, beaches, concerts, and no worries in the world. Some students instead found themselves in the exciting streets of Chestertown and the Cater Walk. Every year, students leave Washington College and go home, or to the beach, […]

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College to Establish a Deeper Connection With Town

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By Brooke Schultz Editor-in-Chief Chestertown, President Kurt Landgraf said last week, is not a college-town. “Here’s what I always say, sometimes people don’t like this quote, but I believe this or I wouldn’t say this,” he said. “This is a town with a college in it. There’s a huge difference.” Landgraf said he previously lived in […]

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