Archive | December, 2016

Student organizes solidarity demonstration

Janel England News Editor At noon on Friday, Dec. 2, 15 students, led by Helen Overstreet ’17, gathered in front of Lowry Center to sing “Amazing Grace.” While they sang, they held signs with phrases such as “embrace compassion, embrace action,” “#Undocumented Lives Matter,” and “#Black Lives Matter, #Queer Lives Matter, #Indigenous Lives Matter,” as […]

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DEISPG promotes diversity on campus

Mackenzie Clark News Editor On Tuesday, Dec. 6, The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Planning Group (DEISPG) met to begin work on their multi-year strategic plan to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the campus community. In an email sent to the campus community on Nov. 17, Shadra Smith, co-chair of DEISPG and assistant dean […]

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Women in athletics: closing the gender gap

It seems like a bit of an understatement to say that we are striving (albeit more slowly than some would like) towards equality between the sexes in all things, but I am still failing to see the work applied successfully in the realm of athletics. There are still, and will always be, those who claim […]

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Field hockey players awarded all-region

Jack Gilio Contributing Writer The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) recently awarded women’s field hockey players Kerry O’Connor ’17 and Rose Taylor ’19 with spots on the All-Great Lakes Regional Second-Team. O’Connor, a forward, notched a team-high 27 points while starting every game for the Scots. She also led the team in goals, 11, […]

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Basketball teams suffer setbacks in early season games

Aleksi Pelkonen Sports Editor The College of Wooster 11th-ranked men’s basketball team finished the week with a 1-1 record. On Wednesday, the Scots lost a hard fought battle at home against conference rival, Denison University. On Saturday, the Scots bounced back with a road win over Wabash, 66-62. Against Denison, the Scots fell behind early […]

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Swimming and diving teams turn in solid performances

Mariah Joyce Editor in Chief The College of Wooster’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both emerged in fifth place, out of eight and 10 teams, respectively, after last weekend’s three day meet. “There were some very strong performances overall this weekend,” said women’s team captain Margaret Goldsmith ’17. “There was so much positive […]

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