Archive | October, 2015

New club plans to break barriers and breakdance

Michael Hatchett A&E Editor If you happen to stumble upon a group of young men and women in tank-tops on the ground, it’s not the former cast of Jersey Shore looking for a lost contact, it’s a meeting of the Wooster Breakdance Club (WBC). Founded by Noah Megregian ’16, the WBC is one of the […]

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Black Artists Matter is powerful example of art’s societal power

Caroline Andrews Staff Writer Friday night, the Black Student Association hosted a poetry slam titled “Black Artists Matter” in Douglass basement. Around quarter to seven, Chadwick Smith, the president of BSA, got up and introduced the event. He said it was being hosted by BSA alongside the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) and Word […]

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Explaining the process: all you need to know about room searches

Lily Iserson Features Editor   Room searches conducted on campus can provoke a certain amount of anxiety — even a student who enjoys only the most innocuous weekend activities can empathize with the apprehension of being scrutinized by a College-employed officer and the fear that something less innocuous will surface. Security officers check rooms based […]

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Story of the Week: Custodial staff shortage resolved, but a chronic issue

Management reports that low wages may be one factor influencing custodial staff shortages, as half the current employees work an additional job to compensate.  Meg Ito News Editor The beginning of the semester was marked by a staff shortage in custodial management services, reported Carol Kobylanski, executive manager of custodial services. “It is true that […]

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Required reading: pop culture for the Pope

Michael Hatchett A&E Editor Dear Pope, What’s good? How ya been? I hope you’ve enjoyed your stay in the United States. I know you’ve been tirelessly schlepping around this great country, comforting the sick and making speeches. Good for you. No offense, Frank, but you do have more important stuff to be doing. It’s my […]

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Cultural appropriation is more relevant than ever

Hannah Jackson If we held Western civilization accountable for half of its stolen cultural archetypes, the world would likely end before we ever got to the second half. So ingrained is cultural appropriation in our modern world that we can’t see its effects on our psyche unless we’re looking for them. Kylie Jenner, Miley Cyrus […]

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