Archive | March, 2010

Health care bill deepens political divisions

This past Tuesday marked a historic landmark for the Obama administration. The passage of health care reform has been a goal sought by presidents since Theodore Roosevelt, but has not become a reality until now. President Obama, along with members of the House and Senate, has been struggling with efforts to produce a new health […]

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CAMPUS

Klezmer band returns for campus concert Tomorrow, the popular Cleveland-based klezmer band Yiddishe Cup will return to The College of Wooster for a concert from 9-11 p.m. in the Lowry Center ballroom. The performance is sponsored by Hillel, the Collegeís Jewish student organization and† funded by the schoolís Kornfeld Endowment. Wooster resident Ellen Pill and […]

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LOCAL

Surrounding cities to face tax return fines As of next month, residents of Orrville, Rittman and Wooster will be punishable by a $1,000 fine and/or incarceration for up to six months for failure to pay tax returns.† Failure to promptly send in tax returns will initially result in a notice from the city tax administrator, […]

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NATION

Company recalls defective baby slings Infantino LCC has recalled 1 million baby sling products in the United States and 15,000 in Canada. The Consumer Product Safety Commission† (CPSC) warned that the slings hold babies in curled positions that restrict the airway. There have been a number of infant deaths in the last year because of […]

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WORLD

Striking employees lose travel benefits British Airways carried out their threats against their currently on-strike employees to strip them of their travel perks. Staff who joined the strike last week will now lose discounted and occassionally free airfare. This decision comes after last weeks identical threat to remove travel perks by British Airways Chief Executive […]

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Additional classes to be offered in cultural studies

Last year, faculty from the International Relations Department and the Cultural Area Studies Program researched methods of global and international education at other colleges and universities across the country with the goal of discovering ways to transform Woosterís curriculum. This school year, the Global and International Education Working Group, comprised of 25 faculty members from […]

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