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Student’s televised comments ignite town-gown dispute Drunk driver careens down Beall, flips car Student’s website attracts investors, thousands of users Wooster Students predict Oscar winners Trophy hunt for women’s lax
 

Student’s televised comments ignite town-gown dispute

Maddi O’Neill News Editor A day after Chadwick Smith ’17 appeared on a CNN youth panel to discuss race relations and the Michael Dunn verdict, a disgruntled email response from a local woman was circulated throughout Wooster, sparking a wave of town-gown controversy. The email, written by Kay Rowekamp, took issue with one of the […]

Drunk driver careens down Beall, flips car

Maddi O’Neill Wyatt Smith News Editors On Thursday, Feb. 20, a drunk driver careened down Beall Ave. and flipped his vehicle after failing to navigate a turn onto E. University St. No one, including driver James D. Wheeler, was hurt. Wheeler, a Wooster local, was arrested at the scene and charged with driving while intoxicated, […]

Student’s website attracts investors, thousands of users

Wyatt Smith News Editor   In early February, Fahim Aziz ’15 launched a website that gives users access to the global market, called Backpack, which has since attracted thousands of users and substantial offers from investors. Backpack, which Aziz created with his high school friend Sakib Sauro, allows users to obtain goods from foreign countries, […]

Wooster Students predict Oscar winners

The Academy Awards airs this Sunday at 7 p.m. and will   be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Ian Benson ’14, Rachel Wortman ‘15, Lee McKinstry ‘13 and Clara Cuccaro ’15 gave us their predictions for this year’s event. Best Picture RW, IB: 12 Years a Slave At this point everyone on the planet knows that this […]

Trophy hunt for women’s lax

Isabel Abarca Contributing Writer The College of Wooster’s women’s lacrosse team is looking strong as their season nears. With a final record of 13-5 at the end of their 2013 season, the Scots are ready to pick up where they left off. With eight returning starters, they will head a team full of talent and […]

Jon Frey to speak on archaeological advances

27 February 2014

Mariah Joyce Chief Copy Editor Jon Frey, archaeologist and assistant professor of art history at Michigan State University, is coming to the College to present “Excavating the Archives at the Sanctuary of Poseidon at Isthmia.” Isthmia, located in Greece, was an important religious site in the Panhellenic era, and one of four Panhellenic religious centers […]

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New group asks for student accountability

27 February 2014

James May A new on-campus group is leading the charge to develop and expand the relationship between the student body and College of Wooster hourly wage employees. Headed by Cullen Dolson ’16 and Kristen Estabrook ’16, the group Heart Work is drawing the attention of students to work done by College staff. “We want to […]

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Wooster student launches on-campus trading website

27 February 2014

Mary Gagliardi Contributing Writer   With the help of some friends from Minot State University, Wooster’s Jonathan Allotey ’15, recently founded www.collegeitem.com, a website where students can buy and sell various items such as textbooks from students at the College of Wooster. CollegeItem was, like most businesses, created as a solution to a problem. “I’m […]

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Difficulties faced by black students at the College

27 February 2014

Wyatt Smith News Editor The black experience in higher education is simultaneously an incredibly broad and regrettably narrow topic. Broad because race can influence many different facets of a student’s college experience; narrow because race is but one of many factors that interact to shape that same experience. With these limitations in mind, this article […]

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The scene: A new Hannibal

27 February 2014

By Travis Marmon While I have never understood the popularity of food and cooking shows, my attention will be drawn to televised meal preparation tonight. Why? Because season two of Hannibal premieres at 10 p.m. on NBC, and everything Dr. Lecter cooks up looks delicious — as long as you ignore the fact that it’s […]

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Heroes reborn with Heroes Reborn

27 February 2014

Dominic Piacentini  A&E Editor This week NBC announced that the station would air a miniseries in 2015 titled Heroes Reborn, a continuation of the four season series Heroes, which first aired in 2006. The show featured actors such as Zachary Quinto and Hayden Panettiere, who have now become common names in media. The first season of […]

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