Archive | December, 2012

BITE-SIZED NEWS: 12/7/12

STATE Ohio shoots down conservative  “heartbeat bill” On Nov. 27, House Bill 125, otherwise known as Ohio’s “heartbeat bill,” was dropped after a decision was made by Republican Senate President Tom Niehaus to keep the bill from going to a vote on the floor of the Ohio State Senate. The bill proposed to ban abortions […]

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On the lighter side… 12/7/12

Bostonians line up for ten thousand free vibrators Hundreds of people lined up in Boston this past Monday for a free vibrator courtesy of Trojan. The event was originally scheduled to be held in front of City Plaza in Boston, but was eventually moved due to protests by the Mayor’s office. The event started around […]

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President Cornwell and Dean Holmes host chat

Students and members of the administration discuss tuition, prestige and diversity Wyatt Smith Features Editor Over 30 students gathered in the Lowry pit this past Monday for an open-ended Q&A with President Grant Cornwell and Dean of Students Kurt Holmes. During the hour-long “fireside chat,” the two administrators fielded a variety of questions on topics […]

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Wooster’s plan for area’s vacant buildings

City seeks to fill three vacant schools and armory and hospital buys vacant strip mall Anya Cohen News Editor Over the last several  years, several schools and businesses in the Wooster area have vacated their buildings, leaving the city at loss of what to do with the property. With a mostly vacated strip mall just […]

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New library silence policy hopes to enforce noise control

Ian Benson News Editor Andrews and Gault Libraries are considering implementing a change to combat rising noise levels. The tentative plan will clearly define the noise levels and collaboration environments in both libraries based on the floor level and its distance from the CoRE. “The CoRE has created more collaboration and activity and more people […]

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College considers outsourcing Dining Services Department

Hoping to cut tuition costs, Wooster will conduct assessment to investigate benefits of switching services Dan Grantham Viewpoints Editor In a research project that will take several months to complete, the College will consider the cost and benefits of outsourcing its Dining Services department, which is currently run in-house, as a means to cut costs […]

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