Archive | August, 2013

The creative benefits of bad jobs

R TAYLOR GROW I like to believe that reality is stranger than fiction, and, consequently, that every aspiring humorist should undertake a thankless job at a fast food establishment. In my experience, the most absurd people will either purchase an old-fashioned burger or two from you or, if you are particularly lucky, will work with […]

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Smartwater controversy

JESSE TIFFEN As some of you may or may not know, a group of students after an arduous grassroots campaign managed to dissuade the College from selling non-reusable water bottles in locations on campus thatoperate on flex dollars, according to an official statement released on the College website. This feat was immediately undermined by the […]

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They’re your problems, too

GARETH MCNAMARA While the College of Wooster has always nurtured a good number of advocacy and activist groups for an institution its size, I think it’s fair to say that in recent years we’ve seen an increase in campus activism. As well as promoting national and international causes, students have turned their gaze inwards, scrutinizing […]

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Two-a-days give fall athletes a step ahead on campus

MEGAN MCGINLEY While the majority of Wooster students rushed about this past Saturday during “Moove In,” I was tucked quietly away in my already-arranged dorm room watching Netflix. My roommate and I had moved in the week before for field hockey preseason. For us, and the other fall semester athletes, this week was a time […]

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SAAC searches for new members in new year

Sheamus Dalton Sports Editor The Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is a national organization with representatives at both the conference and individual school level responsible for implementing changes in athletic policy across the NCAA. This drawn out Despite its importance, most individuals involved with college athletics do not even know that Wooster has a a […]

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New coaches: soccer, football, tennis

Ben Taylor Sports Editor The time between fall sports seasons is full of changes. Last year’s first-years begin to look like actual college students while the incoming freshmen revert to a state of kindergarten-like timidity. At Wooster these naturally occurring patterns of change in college life have been accompanied by a number of changes in […]

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