Archive | April, 2012

On the lighter side… April 20th, 2012

Show & tell:   Heroin edition On Tuesday, April 10, a five-year-old boy in Connecticut brought packets of heroin to show and tell in his kindergarten class. The child was showing his fellow students the packets full of powder and his teacher noticed what they were and immediately confiscated them. Authorities were called and a […]

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BITE-SIZED NEWS, April 20th, 2012

INTERNATIONAL El Salvador has first murder-free day in three years No one was murdered in El Salvador on Saturday, April 14, making it the country’s first homicide-free day in nearly three years. The Central American country is plagued by violent drug gangs. “After years when the number of murders reached alarming levels of up to […]

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U.S. Senate goes postal on USPS

Senators seeking to end Saturday delivery among other services Ramsey Kincannon News Editor   In recent years, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has been facing budget shortages. In the last three months of 2011 alone, the USPS posted a $3.3 billion loss. Sensing an opportunity to aid what was once one of the most […]

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Residence Life continues to commit to ‘residential experience’

New housing assignments help explain Residence Life housing strategy Emily Bartelheim News Editor Last week, rising upperclassmen students at The College of Wooster participated in the room selection process. Every student receives a room draw number (which is generated at random) and has an assigned time to select their future room. Roommates select their room […]

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Mateer Hall in need of renovation

Several Wooster professors explore midwest colleges for ideas to improve Mateer Andy Tisdel Voice Contributor   The College of Wooster has begun exploring options for renovating or replacing Mateer Hall, the primary biology and neuroscience building on campus, citing space concerns and a desire to incorporate more modern teaching methods. An ad hoc committee of […]

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SpringFest performers 2012

The leading acts of SpringFest are announced Ian Benson Features Editor Now that April is here and finals are bearing down upon us, Springfest is on the horizon. This year’s Spingfest is April 28 and features performances from DJ Skeet Skeet, G-Eazy and XV. In contrast to last year’s rock sound, this year’s SpringFest is […]

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