Archive | February, 2017

Don’t try to avoid the past

Over the weekend, I made good on a tentative promise to my former high-school debate coach to judge the national-qualifying debate tournament for the Akron district. For those unfamiliar with high-school speech and debate, the tournaments can span from one to two days and stretch for as long as 12 hours a day. It is […]

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We need more women in sports journalism

As a senior in high school, I told my journalism teacher I thought I might like to be a sports journalist, and I was promptly shut down. “You’ll either be amazing, and people in this area won’t hire you because they know you’ll receive a better offer, or you’ll just be average and they’ll hire […]

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Women’s basketball overcomes Witt

Roger An Contributing Writer The Fighting Scots women’s basketball team stepped up their game this weekend in a victory over Wittenberg University on Senior Day. With this win, Wooster secured a berth in the conference tournament for the first time since the 2013-14 season. Rachel Collins ’17 started the scoring for the Scots in the […]

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Men’s tennis splits double header against Capital and Tiffin

Emma Woods Contributing Writer The men’s tennis team had a busy Sunday, playing two matches, first against Capital University at 8 a.m. and then against Division II opponent Tiffin University later on in the afternoon. The Scots had no problem against Capital, sweeping their opponents, 9-0. Despite the chilly morning, coach Zachary Hasenyager said the […]

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Men’s lacrosse starts season with a close loss

Anna Hartig Contributing Writer The College of Wooster men’s lacrosse team started off their season against Albion College last Saturday in Detroit, Mich. While the Fighting Scots lost, 13-11, the team is looking at the rest of the season with a positive outlook. “We had a very challenging and productive preseason, which may have led […]

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Wooster themed Instagram accounts become niche trend

Sally Kershner Features Editor As a liberal arts institution, sometimes Wooster can get a little carried away with emphasizing “arts” in that title. That’s not to say that Wooster students don’t care for math and natural sciences, but with the influx of College of Wooster-themed Instagram accounts, the student body obviously is leaning towards creative […]

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