Archive | November, 2011

Bite-Sized News

BITE-SIZED NEWS NATIONAL Vending machine dispenses high-quality meats What could be the United States’ first-ever meat vending machine exists at an Odenville, Ala. store, and the Birmingham company that created it has beefy expectations to expand the concept. Birmingham’s Smart Butcher recently installed the machine at the Lil Mart in Odenville. With the push of […]

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‘Occupy’ movement forced out of Wall St.

‘Occupy’ movement forced out of Wall St. Ramsey Kincannon News Editor   Although it was the middle of the night, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s message to the “Occupy Wall Street” protestors was clear as day.  All of the protestors in Zuccotti park, the eye of the “occupy” storm, were forced to get rid of their tents, […]

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Unpaid internships, though valuable, may be illegal

Unpaid internships, though valuable, may be illegal Ramsey Kincannon News Editor   With how competitive the job field has gotten, especially during what some experts call “The Great Recession,” more and more college students have felt pressure to apply for internships over the summers in order to beef up their resumes. At Stanford University, there […]

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CoRE library renovation underway

CoRE library renovation underway Wooster’s Collaborative Research Environment project will expand library   Emily Bartelheim News Editor   On Dec. 15, The College of Wooster will begin the Collaborative Research Environment (or CoRE) project — a renovation of the first floor of the Andrews library. The project is scheduled to be finished by the time […]

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SPS is not our nanny

SPS is not our nanny Adriana Hoak As many have already pointed out, security is already more than a little uptight this year. So here’s a question: What is wrong with all the hallmates who call security on Friday and Saturday nights before 2:30 a.m.? I understand 3 a.m. during the weekend before finals. I […]

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A Vital Field

Classical studies: A vital field Dan Axmacher A couple of weeks ago, Rush Limbaugh railed against classical studies on his talk show. When I read the transcript, I was livid. As a classical studies major, I am used to taking some flak for choosing to pursue something so “useless,” and am used to occasionally defending […]

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