Archive | November, 2014

Understanding consent and communicating with your partner(s)

Victoria Horvath One of the many problems we have been discussing on campus is sexual assault. Fortunately, k(NO)w has taken on campus policies, but what else can we do to change the hearts of students, staff and faculty? My philosophy is that positive change happens through education. Full disclosure: I am the education chair of […]

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Starting the discussion about accessibility on Wooster’s campus

Foster Cheng Recently, I gave a tour to a prospective student and her family. The student’s grandmother came along. Because the grandmother was in a wheelchair, I had to adjust my regular tour route to avoid stairs, something I’m not used to doing because I have the privilege of living in a world and on […]

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Grounds staff member shares his story

James May Contributing Writer As some of you may have noticed, we had a near brush with winter last weekend — temperatures dropped near or below freezing while snow threatened the area. Though this was just a hint, we all know the full brunt of the season will not be long to follow. So when […]

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Alternatives to Wellness Center counseling available on and off campus

Laura Merrell Managing Editor It’s that time of the semester again. There is a seemingly endless stream of tests, essays and projects, not to mention Junior I.S. to complete or I.S. chapters to turn in. Needless to say, college is stressful. Add issues such as sexual abuse, depression or anxiety and it becomes even harder […]

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Gathering Grounds offers coffee, welcoming work environment

Shoshana Rice Contributing Writer A warm and peaceful place in town to study, chat or relax over a good cup of coffee lies tucked into a strip mall on North Market Street. Gathering Grounds opened about two months ago under the ownership of a local couple, Martha and Stephan Kovach. The shop was previously called […]

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Pulp Juice and Smoothie Bar: freshest smoothies around

Tristan Lopus Senior Features Writer Nothing hits the spot like an icy, refreshing fruit smoothie. Well, okay, not if that smoothie is a mixture of freezer-burnt frozen fruit and neon powder blended into some crushed ice which turns into a sloppy, heterogeneous concoction. You know, the kind one might find at a fast food joint […]

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