Archive | May, 2014

Updated discrimination policy to move forward

Maddi O’Neill News Editor On Tuesday, April 29, an updated Equal Opportunity, Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy was endorsed by Campus Council. It will be forwarded to faculty and then to President Grant Cornwell for further consideration and final approval in the coming weeks. The new policy will not significantly alter the College’s current one — […]

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WVN works to increase role of service on campus

Mariah Joyce Chief Copy Editor This January, the Wooster Volunteer Network (WVN) held their biannual retreat to discuss the state of community service at the College. Members expressed the view that the prominence of community service in the College’s list of Graduate Qualities did not match the atmosphere surrounding service and volunteerism on campus. On […]

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Shack to be demolished

Ian Benson Editor-in-Chief Despite purchasing the building with the purpose of converting it into a space that could be used by the College, the building which formerly housed The Shack will be demolished sometime this summer. This decision comes after the City of Wooster declared the building “unfit for human habitation” and the College decided […]

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Fate of sustainability coordinator position uncertain

Wyatt Smith News Editor In light of the upcoming departure of Sb Loder, the College’s sustainability coordinator, a group of students and faculty are working to ensure that her position continues. Wooster’s sustainability coordinator, a post created by Loder two years ago, is in charge of organizing and promoting sustainability initiatives on campus. The administration […]

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Lax to play in tournament

Kasey Fiedler Contributing Writer On Saturday, the College of Wooster’s women’s lacrosse team (5-7, 5-3 NCAC) proved to be a force to be reckoned with in the NCAC as they defeated Oberlin College in a crucial 15-11 late game win. For much of the first half against the Yeowomen, Wooster traded the lead with their […]

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A rough week of racism in sports

SHEAMUS DALTON Donald Sterling doesn’t like his girlfriend to take photos with minorities and we are all monkeys. The sports universe really surprised me this week. In both the NBA and in European soccer, there were incidences of racism directed towards professional athletes, something I thought was nonexistent in professional sports. First, Donald Sterling. Sterling […]

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