Archive | April, 2011

Cuteness can’t elevate “Rio”s’ unfortunate predicatbility

by Kris Fronzak, News Editor The recently released animated film “Rio” from Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios film proves that a stellar cast can’t fix inherent unoriginality — but it can make the unoriginality a little more amusing. Relying on a combination of lurid colors (it is set in the tropics, after all), […]

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Softball splits conference matchups

The softball team earned a pair of wins last Thursday against Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa. The Scots (11-19, 3-7 NCAC) led 3-0 after the top of the first inning in the opening game, thanks to RBIs by Erica Villa ’13 and Danielle Grooms ’14, as well as a run scored by Villa off of […]

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The Scene Romance, Royal Style

If you’re reading this on Friday afternoon, you are tardy for the party. Prince William has already married Kate Middleton in a lavish ceremony that took place at Westminster Abbey in London earlier today. For some, the fanfare surrounding the royal wedding stemmed from the well-kept secret of Middleton’s wedding gown.† For others, it was […]

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Local fishing hole provides rewards and relaxation

Just past the rusty sawmills and train tracks bordering Wooster rests an old dirt road that lines itself with overgrown Ohio tallgrass and aged pine trees. It’s the type of setting that easily lends refuge to wildlife and varmints, as Steve Webster will explain to anyone fortunate enough to accompany him how he enjoys carrying […]

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Trumped-up claims for 2012

I wouldn’t be surprised if I capture a communal sentiment here at Wooster when I say I am sick of the media’s continued speculation of whether or not Donald Trump will run for president in 2012. I mean, come on, Trump, according to the New York City Board of Elections, you haven’t voted in a […]

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Time for Peace: Israel & Palestine

In previous weeks, Dan Hanson ’12 and Joseph McCarthy ’11 wrote about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.† On one hand, Hanson shared an extreme view of Israel’s Zionism ideology. On the other hand, McCarthy portrayed Arabs as extremist and legitimized Israel’s actions.

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