Archive | October, 2010

WVN brings new events to campus for Volunteer Week

Just weeks after Scots In Spirit Day, the College of Wooster is back in volunteer action.† The annual Wooster Volunteer Network’s (WVN) Volunteer Week kicked off on Saturday and was full of new events and some old favorites. WVN plans Volunteer Week with the purpose to expose students to different volunteer opportunities, do service projects […]

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College campuses see increase in substance abuse

The past several years have seen a disturbing rise in substance abuse issues on college campuses. These problems, ranging from binge drinking to extensive drug usage, have awakened the issue amongst administrations across the country probing the question: How do we prevent this issue from getting worse?

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Students leave their mark on Scot Center

It was a beautiful, picturesque fall day for what was an exciting and historic moment for The College of Wooster and Fighting Scots athletics. On Friday, Oct. 22, Lowry back patio was host to the Scot Center Beam Signing, giving the chance for many to leave a lasting mark on the new athletic and campus […]

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Alum and Professor speak at Capitol Hill

Associate Professor of Chemistry Paul Edmiston and Deanna Pickett ’10, one of his former students, were among the featured speakers at a Capitol Hill briefing for Congressional policy makers and staff, organized by the Council on Undergraduate Research and the House Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education Caucus. The topic is “Undergraduate Research and American […]

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Obama and Common stop in Cleveland Common, the Grammy-winning hip-hop artist, will join President Barack Obama and Ohio Democrats at a get-out-and-vote rally on Sunday at Cleveland State University, according to the Democratic National Committee. The Plain Dealer reported that the appearance in Cleveland is the second stop on the rally’s trail following an appearance […]

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ëHiccup woman’ on trial for murder

John Trevena, the lawyer for a young Florida woman who was known for unstoppable hiccups and is now accused of murder said Tuesday he may present an unusual defense in her case: his client has Tourette’s Syndrome.† According to the Boston Herald, Jennifer Mee, 19, was charged Sunday with first-degree murder after police said she […]

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