Archive | March, 2015

A growing culture of complaint: either pitch in or stop bitchin’

Mariah Joyce I have noticed a worrying trend on the Wooster campus: too often, we as students complain about the status quo without actually making any attempt to engage and improve the situation. This trend was brought into stark focus for me several weeks ago when a YikYak post sarcastically congratulated The Wooster Voice for […]

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Spectrum re-brands as Queer Student Union

Ben Taylor Features Editor Spring is nearly upon us, the time when a dead world is remade and the old becomes new. Similarly, Spectrum, a group for queer individuals and allies at The College of Wooster, is taking the opportunity to make itself anew, starting with a name change to Queer Student Union (QSU). “We […]

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In Memoriam: Rhishav Choudhury

The College and campus community mourns the loss of Rhishav “Shiv” Choudhury, 22, a senior philosophy major from Guwahati, India. Shiv passed away while on a backpacking trip with Wooster’s outdoors club WOODS in Arizona’s Coconino National Forest. Shiv was a beloved friend, brother and son who is remembered for his kindness and the interest […]

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Speakers on campus, week of March 29

Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate, to offer reading On Thursday, April 2, at 6:30 p.m., Natasha Trethewey, a Pulitzer Prize Winner and former Poet Laureate of the United States, will be giving a reading at The College of Wooster in Severance Hall Room 009. Trethewey completed her undergraduate work at the […]

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Andrew Meadows, Professor of Ancient History, speaking in Lean Lecture Room

On Wednesday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m., Andrew Meadows, professor of ancient history and a tutorial fellow at New College at the University of Oxford, will be giving a talk in the Lean Lecture Room of Wishart Hall. The talk is entitled “Manifest Gods: the Great Transformation in Hellenistic Coinage” and will cover shifts that […]

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KnowEye prepares for national slam competition

Lara Sinangil Senior A&E Writer From March 25-28 KnowEyePoetry Collective, Wooster’s competitive slam poetry team, will battle in the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI) at Virginia Commonwealth University for the second consecutive year. The name KnowEyePoetry came to Caira Lee ’16, initial founder and president of the organization, when she was pondering the fear […]

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