Archive | April, 2015

Housing designations to change for 2015-16

Mariah Joyce News Editor Due to the closing of the Holden Annex for renovations, there will be changes to housing for the 2015-16 academic year. These changes include making both Douglass and Babcock halls partial first-year dorms, increasing emphasis on all on-campus houses being filled to capacity, and until the afternoon of Tuesday, April 7, […]

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Campus Life under scrutiny

Meg Itoh Staff Writer The Campus Life Office will undergo an external administrative review by the end of this month. The decision for a review was prompted by a group of student leaders who met with the Board of Trustees’ Student Development Committee in February. “The Board of Trustees comes to campus once every semester […]

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College considers hiring outside investigator for Title IX cases

Maddi O’Neill Editor-in-Chief Administrators are considering hiring an external investigator to conduct fact-finding in Title IX violation cases, including sexual assault. The investigator, if hired, would be shared among the “Ohio Five” schools, including Denison University, Kenyon College, Ohio Wesleyan University and possibly Oberlin College. The investigator would be “an experienced Title IX professional who […]

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Longbrake hires new counselor

News Editor The College of Wooster recently hired Emily Harstine as a counselor at Longbrake Wellness Center after several short-staffed months resulted in a weeks-long waiting list for counseling appointments. “Our goal is to get ourselves fully staffed and with the addition of Emily we are a few hires away from that goal,” said Ray […]

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Res Life turnover is an opportunity for improvement

In light of the upcoming staff changes in the Campus Life Office and the news that the College will soon be conducting an external review of the office (see page 1), the staff of The Wooster Voice would like to emphasize the importance of incorporating student voices throughout this process. With the departure of Director […]

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Party culture must embrace sexual respect Cecilia Azar and Caren Holmes

Let us preface this by mentioning that our purpose in writing a viewpoint is not to punish or shame specific groups, but rather to initiate a conversation and evoke critical reflection on aspects of our campus party culture. In recent years, with the publicity stemming from movies such as Dear White People, colleges around the […]

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