Archive | February, 2016

Learning to accept the changes that college will surely bring

Last week, the prospective students invaded. There were hundreds of them. You’d think that this is hyperbole, but I kid you not — there were hundreds. A friend texted me so that I could prepare for the oncoming tsunami of tours and arrivals: “Prospies flooding Lowry. Long lines. Just a heads-up!” No offense to the […]

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Does The College of Wooster music scene exist?

Last week, James May published an article in the Voice highlighting many of Wooster’s musically talented students. The article did valuable work, exposing the public to eight individuals involved in the Wooster soundscape. To these ends, I agree. Wooster has a lot of student musicians that are worth recognizing. But what entitles us to say […]

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The virtues of cultivating imagination in your daily life

Everyday, there are new articles about how cellphones have disconnected us as human beings and how the usage of language has deteriorated over time. We all use abbreviations we would not have imagined using a little more than a decade ago. As a writer, it certainly infuriates me when someone types, “U” instead of “you” […]

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Living Wage Campaign Still Necessary

I have been disturbed. I have been disturbed by the state of inequality in our world, by the unbridled prevalence of injustice. In the United States, a country which prides itself on championing the values of justice and equality, the top one percent of Americans control an unprecedented amount of wealth in the United States […]

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The Life of Pablo is fearless but not quite flawless

Robert Dinkins Contributing Writer Started in Nov. 2013, announced in 2014 and finally released on Feb. 14, 2016, The Life of Pablo by Kanye West is finally in the hands of… well it’s actually not a physical copy but is offered by the streaming service TIDAL for everyone to listen to on a free trial […]

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The Scene

Your New Favorite Band I have a tendency to commit to things without thinking them through, a personality trait that has led me to make some questionable life choices in my 21 years, like that time I got white girl cornrows (it was the era of Lil’ Romeo and a different time) or the day […]

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