Archive | May, 2011

Learning about shades of gray

Recently my best friend’s sister visited Wooster and sat in on a class. She observed a discussion where students offered diverse answers to the same question. Ultimately, the professor noted, all of our answers were valid. Later, she jokingly asked, “Why ask so many questions if there’s never a clear answer?”

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Community and Independent Study

Working in The College of Wooster Admissions Office over the past four years, I’ve faced the same question hundreds of times (or at least it feels like hundreds of times): “Why did you choose The College of Wooster?” And I’ve developed a standard answer: “Two reasons: Independent Study and the sense of community I felt […]

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Confronting Our Identities

Every time I step into an art gallery, I feel a desperate urge to find the energy and meaning of the work displayed by an artist. Yes, the artist’s didactic helps explain the concept of what the artist had in mind when building the exhibition. But truly superior art exhibitions have a distinct layout that […]

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Baseball falls at NCAC tourney

After falling 3-2 to Wabash College (21-20, 12-5 NCAC) last week in its second game of the double-elimination North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament, the baseball team was upended by Ohio Wesleyan University (23-15, 11-5 NCAC) 10-2 and was forced to hope for an at-large bid to the national tournament this week.

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“Enemy of the nation” killed in firefight

by Ramsey Kincannon, Staff Writer America experienced a historical moment late Sunday nights when Al Queda leader Osama Bin Laden was shot and killed by U.S. forces in Abbatabad, Pakistan. The announcement took place eight years after George W. Bush declared that the American mission in Iraq and Afghanistan was “accomplished,” and almost 10 years […]

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Luce flooding forces evacuation

by Kris Fronzak, News Editor Residents of Luce Hall were rudely awakened on Saturday morning when a pipeline burst in the French Suite, spewing water from multiple toilets. The flooding rapidly spread from the third floor to the basement, forcing residents to evacuate with their belongings.

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