Archive | October, 2014

Kidron holds its sixth annual Red Beet Fest

Dominic Piacentini Editor-in-Chief The sixth annual Red Beet Fest celebrated all things beet this past Saturday in Kidron, Ohio. Farmers and gardeners from across Wayne County came together to compare their German Lutz beets, sample all of the latest beet recipes, and attend musical performances. Although I was obviously interested upon hearing that historical dancing […]

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Garden House brings locally grown produce to Lowry

Tristan Lopus Senior Features Writer Have you ever eaten a tomato in Lowry that tasted just a little bit fresher than the others? As though it been picked earlier that day from somewhere just down the road? It may very well have been. Tomatoes are one of several vegetables that the garden program house (Garden […]

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Philosophy speaker to examine the future of whiteness

Dabo Li Contributing Writer   Linda Martín Alcoff, invitee for the Philosophy Department’s Ninth Lindner Lecture in Ethics, will speak on the future of whiteness at the College next week. Originally from Panama, Martín Alcoff now lives in Brooklyn, New York. She holds degrees from Georgia State University (B.A. and M.A.) and Brown University (Ph.D.)and […]

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All-gender restrooms become reality after long campaign

Stephen Lumetta Senior News Writer Students may have noticed a slight change as they headed into select restrooms recently: signs went up around campus designating certain single-occupant restrooms as all-gender. The approximately 30 restrooms designated as all-gender are located around the campus, including restrooms in Gault and Andrews Libraries, Lowry Center and Kauke Hall. The […]

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College misses federal deadline, posts crime statistics at prompting of Twitter activist

Mariah Joyce News Editor On Friday, Oct. 10, Swarthmore College senior Hope Brinn tweeted at The College of Wooster, asking “Where are your updated crime stats?” The statistics Brinn was referring to are those on sexual assault, stalking and domestic violence, which all colleges that receive federal funding are required to make public by posting […]

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Greenhouse to replace paper towel dispensers with dryers

Dominic Piacentini Editor-in-Chief Greenhouse is campaigning to replace paper towel dispensers in campus restrooms with automatic hand dryers as a part of their waste reduction initiative. The organization is The College of Wooster’s student-run environmental activism group whose goal is to promote energy saving and sustainability consciousness on campus. “We continue to strive for more […]

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