Archive | December, 2010

Colombia cancels climate discussion

Colombia’s president says devastating flooding forced him to cancel his scheduled trip to the United Nations climate change conference in Mexico this week-even though global warming itself could be causing the disaster his country faces.† CNN reported that, at least 194 people were killed and 248 injured after torrential rains in Colombia that have affected […]

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The conflicting influence of Wikileaks

It’s been a long time since someone has received as many different reputations as Julian Assange ó Sarah Palin compared him to Osama Bin Laden, Daniel Ellsburg, the man responsible for “The Pentagon Papers,” has said that he’s “serving our democracy,” and Assange has probably at one time or another heard everything in between.

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Appreciate Wooster

The harvest moon has come and gone, illuminating the sky and shedding light on the brightly colored leaves scattered about the campus. During these beautiful times it is easy to exhaust your energy in seemingly important things, losing sight of the entities and individuals in life that truly matter.

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SOA should be shut down now

Recently, a student† wrote an article for The Wooster Voice defending the School of the Americas (SOA), a controversial military training facility in Fort Benning, Ga., that has been linked to egregious human rights abuses in Latin America. This is a response to that article and will explain why the SOA is responsible for these […]

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Debating for Democracy’s lasting impact on community

On Friday, Oct. 22, students at The College of Wooster took time out of their busy class schedules to participate in a six-hour training workshop entitled “Debating for Democracy (D4D) on the Road.” According to the Assistant Director of Project Pericles (the sponsor of the program) David Rippon, the objective of the D4D project is […]

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100 years later: a look at changes to The Wooster Voice

This week, The Voice decided to take a blast to the past and take a look at a few issues from the winter of 1910. Below are a few facts about how The College of Wooster’s only student newspaper has changed in the past 100 years. In 1910, The Wooster Voice…

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