Archive | April, 2010

Rev. Long to address senior class

For years, one of the highlights and traditions of Commencement weekend for the College has been the Baccalaureate ceremony, an interfaith worship service. The ceremony itself aims to represent the multi-faith student body of Wooster, while also incorporating Christian worship traditions and emphasizing the interfaith service of the student body.

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Arizona Gov. signs controversial new immigration law

With the healthcare reform slowly fading into the background, a new law in Arizona that creates a harsh crackdown on immigration has caught national attention from both Republicans and Democrats. Last Friday, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed the bill that would require immigrants to carry documents verifying their immigration status. It would also allow police […]

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Famous comedian a success with campus

Tuesday marked a milestone for campus entertainment at the College of Wooster. The Wooster Activities Crew brought comedian Christian Finnegan to McGaw chapel for a show, over an hour long, full of non-stop laughter. Over 800 community members, faculty members and students filled the venue to see the big-time comedian.

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CAMPUS

Trustee Stanley Gault given generous award The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges has bestowed the Earl F. Morris Trustee Award to Stanley C. Gault. Gault has been a member of the College’s Board of Trustees for 28 years and Chairman for 13 years. According to the foundation, the award is given to an individual who […]

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LOCAL

Spending deficit predicted to increase The Wooster City school district is predicting that the spending deficit will reach $4.3 million by 2011. Superintendent Michael Tefs said that deficit spending will be $3.5 million in 2010 and that number will most likely nearly double by 2011. New bills like House Bill 920, which restricts school funding […]

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NATIONAL

Census response to be higher than predicted The percentage of households that have mailed back their Census forms could top the 2000 response. The participation rate hit 71 percent Tuesday, just one point below the 2000 Census rate. The U.S. population has grown almost 10 percent since 2000, to an estimated 309 million. More forms […]

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