Archive | November, 2012

Wooster poets to compete in Ubuntu Slam

Ian Benson News Editor On Friday, Nov. 15, the Poetry Club is kicking off their Ubuntu Poetry Weekend with the Ubuntu Poetry Slam. 15 Wooster poets will compete against one another in the Douglass Basement for a $50 prize. All forms of poetry are welcomed at the event. The event is the first poetry slam […]

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BITE-SIZED NEWS: 11/16/12

STATE Ohio executes man who stabbed Akron woman 138 times On Tuesday, Ohio executed Brett Hartman, a man accused of stabbing an Akron woman 138 times. He maintained his innocence until the end. Hartman was the 49th inmate put to death since the state resumed executions in 1999. He had previously come within a week […]

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On the lighter side… 11/16/12

Cleveland woman forced to hold sign proclaiming herself an idiot A 32-year-old Cleveland woman was sentenced to hold a sign reading, “Only an idiot would drive on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus,” after she was caught on camera doing precisely that. The bus she “avoided” was picking up a handicapped child. Police arrested […]

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Marijuana election results do not affect Wooster

Emily Cherney Staff Writer   On Nov. 1, four students in Douglass Hall were charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Rumors circulated henceforth that these students were expelled for possession of over a pound of marijuana. In light of the recent election that resulted in marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington, students are […]

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President, Republicans begin focusing on fiscal cliff

Ian Benson News Editor With the 2012 elections over, President Obama and Republican leaders will finally begin to start negotiations concerning the “fiscal cliff,” a group of tax hikes and spending cuts, the by-product of a series of laws expiring. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that if the fiscal cliff is not addressed as many […]

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Wooster experiences noted increase in campus theft

Missing iPod, laptop and money are just a few items recently stolen from purses, rooms and wallets Anya Cohen News Editor   Over the past few weeks, The College of Wooster has seen an abnormally large influx of crime on campus. “It’s been an increase that none of us are comfortable with and makes us […]

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