MLK Day inspires community to serve and reflect

News

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

Lifestyle

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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Chesapeake Semester concludes with international escapade

Student Life

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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Updates to dining hall coming over winter break

News

By Abby Wargo Editor in Chief  The dining hall will look a little different for Washington College students come January.   The entirety of Hodson Hall, including the dining hall area on the second and third floors, is receiving new flooring. All of the tile and carpet will be replaced with gray wood vinyl.   […]

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Nazi salute group photo will go unpunished by Wisconsin school district

Opinion

By Emma Campbell Elm Staff Writer Wisconsin school district officials will not punish a group of male students who were photographed last spring with their arms raised in a Nazi salute, as reported by CNN. The picture was posted on Twitter on Nov. 11 on a Baraboo School District parody account and was captioned “We […]

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WC debuts first Spanish language theatre production

Student Life

By Carlee Berkenkemper Elm Staff Writer The play “La Nona,” or “The Granny”, performed on Saturday, Nov. 17 in the Egg, appears similar to Washington College’s numerous theatre productions—humorous, student-led, and well-attended—except for one important twist: it was performed entirely in Spanish. “Learning another language has the ability to open doors to so many people […]

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Marberger Fellow announced

News

By Mai Do Elm Staff Writer Sophomore Rute Assefa has been announced as the third recipient of the Jacob Marberger ’18 Endowed Memorial Fellowship. The fellowship is an annual scholarship for independent research on conflict resolution awarded by the Institute for Religion, Politics and Culture (IRPC) in honor of the legacy of Marberger. Established in […]

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Wright makes an impact for Shoremen

Basketball, Sports

By Eric Botti Elm Staff Writer First-year player Tray Wright is a point guard on the Washington College men’s basketball team. Even as a freshman, Wright has already demonstrated an outstanding capacity for leadership and is ready to push the envelope on possibilities for the Shoremen basketball program. Basketball has been a part of Wright’s […]

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Campus Wi-Fi access in the dorms could be improved

Opinion

By Zachary Blackwell Elm Staff Writer The importance of having a stable Wi-Fi connection while using the Internet is often taken for granted. Wi-Fi is a commodity that, in a way, we expect to possess while being anywhere near civilization. It has been introduced as the most convenient way to access the vast World Wide […]

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Fans of acclaimed series welcomed back to Brooklyn: Police sitcom “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” resumes for its sixth season after cancellation

Lifestyle

By Vanessa Rupertus Elm Staff Writer Are you one of the many fans who felt devastated after Fox suddenly cancelled “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”? If you are, then you’re in luck. NBC has announced it has picked up the series and will be airing the sixth season next year on Jan. 10. Created by Dan Goor and […]

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