Archive | December, 2017

Men and women finish near top at swim invitational

Anna Hartig Staff Writer This weekend, The College of Wooster swimming and diving teams hosted the Wooster Invitational at Ellen Shapiro Natatorium at Wooster High School, as well as Timken Natatorium. The women placed second, earning 1,370 points over the three days of competition. This is one of the best showings the Fighting Scots have […]

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Reissues & Rarities

With December in full, terrifying swing (my god, there is so much due), newspapers and blogs like Pitchfork will start to publish their annual end-of-the-year lists: the best of the best movies, music and television released (according to some overly-analytic nerds who aren’t like me in the slightest). It’s fun to go back to these […]

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Jaden Smith’s new album “Syre” aims high and doesn’t land

Harry Todd Contributing Writer Hip-hop is all about mythmaking, developing a personal narrative, one that simultaneously humanizes the rapper and elevates them above the listeners. On “Syre,” Jaden Smith’s debut album, Smith tries to narrativize himself among who he sees as the best musicians of all time – the Kendrick Lamars and Jimi Hendrixs of […]

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The West at its best on Netflix’s series “Godless”

Claire Wineman Contributing Writer As I am from Colorado, my poor friends have sat through hours worth of me longing for the beauty of the West, with its mountains and plains. Imagine their happiness when I discovered Netflix’s new limited series “Godless,” perfect for diverting my attention over this past homesick weekend that was still […]

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Make sexual misconduct a national conversation

I want to start this by explaining that I cannot even count the number of times I’ve watched the entire “Gossip Girl” series. Growing up, my sister and I would watch it, my friends and I would watch it and when bad things would happen, I could mindlessly watch it to help me fall asleep. […]

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The College of Wooster is a school for the rich

Last week we received the disheartening, but unsurprising news from the administration that tuition will be going up yet again next year, bringing the total cost of attendance for the 2018-19 school year to $62,100. This will be the tenth consecutive year that the cost of attendance at Wooster has increased. It is peculiar that […]

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