Archive | February, 2017

Chadwick Smith receives Dorothy Reid Dalzell Award

Smith to be honored for his outstanding contributions to the College community through extracurricular activities Mariah Joyce Editor in Chief Senior Chadwick Smith has been awarded the Dorothy Reid Dalzell Award, which he will receive at the upcoming DeWald Recognition Banquet. The award is given to an outstanding sophomore, junior or senior who “has contributed […]

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Preserve funding for the NEH and NEA

On Jan 23, I received an unnerving email from the Society for American Archaeology alerting its members that the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) were proposed to be completely eliminated under the new federal budget plan. As The Hill reports, in addition to these cuts, the […]

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Asian Americans resisting oppression

On Feb 1, 10 days into the Trump presidency, a video entitled “Asian Americans offer advice to U.S. President Donald Trump” was posted on YouTube by the Asia Society, an organization describing itself as “the leading global and Pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of the […]

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Focusing on local change

The College of Wooster puts a lot of pressure on students to apply to the most prestigious internships and jobs and to generally only focus their efforts on large-scale projects. Wooster students want to eradicate hunger, reverse climate change and topple capitalism. While noble, this kind of rhetoric can also be paralyzing. How do you […]

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MLB’s proposed rule to shorten games is just plain stupid

This summer, Major League Baseball (MLB) plans to test out a new rule to try to shorten extra-inning games. In the World Baseball Classic and two low-level rookie leagues, every half-inning after the ninth will now begin with a runner on second base. If the rule change is successful in these games, MLB may look […]

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Tennis team faces tough competition

Jack Gilio Contributing Writer The Fighting Scots women’s tennis team began their season against Otterbein University last Saturday. The matches were tight, but, unfortunately, the Scots ended up losing 7-2. In singles, the number two and six spots — Joy Li ’20 and Shannon Sertz ’20, both earned a win. Li defeated her opponent in […]

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