Archive | August, 2013

Smokestack dismantled over summer break

Ian Benson Editor-in-Chief When the College made the switch from coal to natural gas last March, the smokestack that loomed over John P. Papp Stadium became unnecessary. A demolition team removed the campus landmark this summer because the campus’s new natural gas burners do not require such a large smokestack. The College hired mechanical contractor […]

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Res Life, Student Activities join forces

New Campus Life department encompasses responsibilities of Residence Life and Student Activities Sarah Carracher News Editor The 2013-14 Wooster school year begins with its fair share of departmental changes. This summer saw the combination of Residence Life and Student Activities into one larger collaborative office called Campus Life. The two departments will operate as independent […]

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Housing challenges force Security move

Madeleine O’Neill News Editor At the end of last semester, roughly 140 students left campus without any guess as to where they might live during the 2013-14 school year. The Residence Life office spent much of this past summer dealing with what amounted to a perfect storm of housing problems: the relatively small 2013 senior […]

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New chef looks to revamp menu

Brooke Skiba Features Editor The new school year has brought many new physical changes and faces to campus. One adjustment that the campus will experience this year is the switch to a new executive chef: Pete Wallin. Chef Pete is replacing Chef Rick Keyes, who left the College to pursue a corporate career. Wallin brings […]

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Words of wisdom for the start of a new school year

Travis Marmon Ian Benson Editors-in-Chief Anya Cohen Managing Editor The sound of bagpipes waft through the Oak Grove. President Cornwell has nearly run you over in his Vespa. McGaw Chapel is still ugly. Another school year is upon us. And with a new year comes new students, new experiences and new awkward interactions. As seniors […]

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The Voice staff’s look back on summer continued

Wyatt Smith Features Editor This summer, the only movie I found time to watch in theaters was “The Way, Way Back,” an angsty coming-of-age-story brimming with clichés. The film featured an unrealistically attractive love interest, parents who just don’t get it and wacky side characters. It also included an awkward protagonist without much personality, played […]

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