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Cornwell resigns as College president Administrators present sustainable budget proposals to students In focus: seniors finishing I.S. Men’s Tennis Trumps JCU Track teams perform well at Kenyon College Classic
 

Cornwell resigns as College president

Meg Itoh Staff Writer President Grant Cornwell will vacate his position on June 30, having accepted a new position as president of Rollins College in Florida. According to an email from Board of Trustees Chair Bill Longbrake sent shortly after disclosure of his resignation, the decision came as a surprise to the Board. Cornwell cited […]

Administrators present sustainable budget proposals to students

Stephen Lumetta Senior News Writer On Monday night, students gathered in the Lowry main lounge to hear a presentation about the ongoing sustainable budget process. The sustainable budget process was prompted by concerns regarding the cost of higher education, skyrocketing student debt and tuition and lower revenue. The presentation was very similar to one that […]

In focus: seniors finishing I.S.

Sanjana Kumbhani Senior Features Writer With I.S. Monday only a couple of weeks away, the atmosphere on campus is reflective of the seniors’ drive to begin wrapping up their I.S. projects. There’s a mix of emotions: while seniors are pressured to tie together loose ends, they are also certainly looking forward to the freedom that […]

Men’s Tennis Trumps JCU

Megan Zerrer Contributing Writer The Wooster men’s tennis team defeated John Carroll University last Friday night in a dual matchup at the Paramount Tennis Club in Medina, Ohio. The Scots began the match strong. The men took a 2-1 lead over their opponents by winning at first and third doubles. Both Jack Buchan ’17 and […]

Track teams perform well at Kenyon College Classic

Ashley Ferguson Contributing Writer Despite hazardous conditions last Saturday, the Wooster track and field teams ventured out to compete in the Kenyon College Classic. And while some braved the weather sledding on the snowy hills of Gambier, inside the track, it was a beautiful day to run. Overall, the women’s team scored 125 points to […]

Director of Residence Life Zifzal resigns, Associate Dean Kracker soon to follow

Mariah Joyce News Editor On March 6, Amber Zifzal left her position as director of Residence Life at The College of Wooster; Associate Dean of Students Christie Bing-Kracker will also be leaving at the end of this year. According to Dean of Students Kurt Holmes, Zifzal will move to Muskingum University “in a role that […]

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CDGE to add new office, change name in response to Diversity and Inclusion Study

Maddi O’Neill Editor-in-Chief After persistent speculation about the future of the Center for Diversity and Global Engagement (CDGE), President Grant Cornwell emailed the campus community with his final decisions for the organization earlier this month. The CDGE will see a number of changes implemented in time for the 2015-16 academic year. The changes, listed in […]

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Members of Presidential Search Committee chosen

Meg Itoh Staff Writer In light of President Grant Cornwell’s impending departure for a position at Rollins College, the Board of Trustees has formed two search committees. The first will seek an interim leader for the 2015-16 school year, and the second will be dedicated to finding a permanent successor to Cornwell, who will leave […]

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A moment to reflect on campus loss

  Linda Morgan-Clement Dear College community, As we return from the places where we scattered for spring break, I want to offer some of my reflections on our recent experiences with tragic death. In 1996, as I was beginning to wonder what campus chaplaincy would be like, I commented to a friend, “Well, at least […]

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The New Black needs further revision

Tyler Munn The idea of the New Black refers to the idea that black people should stop blaming other people for their problems and, in the words of hip-hop rapper Common, “extend a hand in love” to white people in order to erase the challenges of a long history of racism. This New Black concept […]

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A growing culture of complaint: either pitch in or stop bitchin’

Mariah Joyce I have noticed a worrying trend on the Wooster campus: too often, we as students complain about the status quo without actually making any attempt to engage and improve the situation. This trend was brought into stark focus for me several weeks ago when a YikYak post sarcastically congratulated The Wooster Voice for […]

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