Archive | October, 2013

Recent advancements increase robot capabilities and mobility

Wyatt Smith Features Editor Droids, transformers, cylons, the Terminator. Whatever you want to call them, human-like robots have long been integrated into our cultural imagination. Thanks to recent advancements in engineering, they may soon become integrated into the real world as well. Leading the way for robotics is a company called Boston Dynamics, originally part […]

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Ghost of Effie haunts Freedlander Theatre

A ghost hunt in Freedlander to uncover the truth behind a long-standing campus ghost story Brooke Skiba Features Editor With Halloween looming, ghost stories are creeping their way back onto campus. One of the most widely-known ghosts on campus is Effie Shoolroy, who supposedly haunts Freedlander Theatre. Effie is a benevolent ghost whom countless students […]

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It’s always sunny in Cleveland, if only in my dreams

Ben Taylor   The NBA season is right around the corner, which means that it’s the right time for some perfectly safe, well-reasoned claims about the Cleveland Cavaliers’ chances this season. But first, let’s start with a bold claim. The Cavs will go 82-0 this season. While you stand there in aghast bewilderment wondering how […]

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Golf corners the competition, has high goals for spring

Isabel Abarca Contributing Writer The Wooster men’s and women’s golf teams have had very successful 2013 fall seasons. The men ended their season with their best tournament finish to date. They placed third out of 11 teams at the DePauw Small College Classic and also had two players in the top 10, T.J. Selby ’15 […]

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THE SCENE: ‘Tis Pleasure,

 Dear Reader R Taylor Grow Listen, guys! I feel compelled to express, in approximately 567 words, that I am overflowing with something that I can only describe as ecstasy. But why, Taylor, is ecstasy gamboling through your rainbow-tinted veins? Why, imaginary voice that I have conjured for narrative purposes? I am glad you have asked! […]

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“The Golden Age” tackles issues of race and colonization

Laura Merrell A&E Editor   This year’s fall play from The College of Wooster’s Department of Theatre and Dance is “The Golden Age.” The play runs Oct. 24-26 in the Freedlander Theater. The selection of the play was meant to complement and explore the themes of this year’s forum, “Facing RACE.” Shirley Huston-Findley, the director […]

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