Archive | January, 2018

Community responds to racist social media posts

Dr. Matthew Mariola led discussions on the major on Dec. 1 and 5 in Lowry Student Center (Photo by Saeed Husain). Meg Itoh Editor in Chief On Sunday, Jan. 14, students, staff and faculty of the College gathered in Lowry Pit at 8 p.m. to discuss the impact of Facebook posts made by Drake Schwenke […]

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College’s response to racist Facebook posts ongoing, faces frustration

Tristan Lopus Editor in Chief The College of Wooster is investigating racist Facebook posts made by Drake Schwenke ’18, who has been removed from campus pending the conclusion of the investigation. The College learned of the posts around noon on Saturday, Jan. 13, from reports by several students and faculty members. That evening, President Bolton […]

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Fourth Title IX complaint opens against College

Waverly Hart News Editor On Nov. 17, 2017, a fourth Title IX investigation was opened against The College of Wooster. The complaint alleges that the College did not respond promptly to a report of sexual assault and failed to fully address retaliation from peers. The complaint, which was filed by Colleen Gilfether ’18, consists of […]

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Beall Avenue will receive new cameras, patrols

Brandon Bell News Editor During winter break, Security and Protective Services (SPS) partnered with the City of Wooster Police Department (WPD) to consider improvements to the security systems along Beall Avenue. Completed improvements include regular patrols of the street by WPD officers and upgrades to cameras to allow them to record the license plates of […]

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Swim, dive teams go undefeated

Sam Kuhn Senior Sportswriter This past weekend, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both finished their NCAC (North Coast Athletic Conference) dual meets undefeated with matching 5-0 records. Earlier in the year, they beat Wittenberg University, Hiram College and Oberlin College before outswimming Ohio Wesleyan University and Allegheny College last Saturday. This is […]

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LaVar Ball has strong family values, but should let sons have spotlight

Basketball has always had family ties. Everywhere from fathers coaching their sons professionally to seeing siblings face off on two seperate teams, the NBA is full of family connections, and one of the most notable ones is the Ball family, headed by outspoken father LaVar Ball. LaVar has been the main supporter behind his three […]

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