Archive | November, 2009

PICK íEM

Donít have a clue whoís going to win the big game? Every week, sports nuts Matthew Yannie, Andrew Vogel, Chris Weston and Jason Weingardt will pick the weekís biggest football games, both college and pro. Some will be on the mark, others probably not so much. Weíll track their progress every week with season standings. […]

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Fighting Scots look to capture sixth straight NCAC crown

Immediately, as Capital University bounced the menís basketball team from the NCAA Tournament last March, thoughts immediately turned to the upcoming season. Despite shaking off a slow 1-3 start, a season-ending injury to the teamís best player, and overcoming the loss of three key seniors to graduation in 2008, head coach Steve Moore and the […]

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Pacific Gyre: What is plastic doing to us?

If I told you there was a swath of plastic two times the size of Texas floating 800 miles north of Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean, would you believe me? Probably not. But itís true. The slow swirling vortex of water and air covers a 10-million-square-mile oval known as the North Pacific subtropical gyre.

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Club keeps Chemistry and community in mind

Gretchen Lockhart í10 has something to say, and it may shock you: ìChemistry is fun.” As President of The College of Woosterís Chemistry Club, Lockhart and her officers, Vice President Mary Kate Lockhart í11, Treasurer Elana Stennett í10, Secretary Blake Smith í10 and Outreach Coordinator Max Mullen í10, plan on-campus and off-campus activities to help […]

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Sustainability program house is potentially in the Collegeís future

For students interested in reducing their carbon footprint on campus, the Environmental Studies Department has proposed a sustainable living program house for the 2009-2010 academic year. Susan Clayton, chair of the environmental studies department, posed the question, ìWhat changes can we make in the structure of our living arrangements that will reduce our impact on […]

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El Campesinoís proves hit or miss restaurant

For this weekís review we journeyed to one of the hottest College locations for Mexican fare. El Campesino may be north of campus, but our taste buds traveled south of the border. KK: My first thought was of apprehension; the restaurant was packed on a Saturday night and the prospects of getting a good table […]

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