Archive | February, 2018

African Student Union hosts Ubüntu, African fashion show

Kamal Morgan Contributing Writer Ubüntu — an African word meaning “humanity to others” where people love and embrace each other. It is a universal connection that binds humanity to embrace each other’s uniqueness and bring pride to not just one’s own identity, but also to others. This pushes people to detach from their narrow mindsets […]

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White privilege needs to end

I’m sure the title of this article has already got some people feeling as if an inevitable attack is on the horizon; that another rant about white people being terrible is rearing its head once more. Let me assure you now that this is not the purpose of this piece. I have no desire to […]

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School shootings affect vast networks of lives

I always find myself reminiscing about my past summer working at a kids sleep away camp while here at college — I think back to all the sunsets on the lake, the kids I got to know, the number of stars that splattered the entire sky at night during bonfires — and all these memories […]

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Food audit promotes environmental awareness

There are many different facets of being an environmentally aware campus, and awareness of food waste is one of these. I know that most of the campus groans when they bring their dishes up only to find the conveyer belt blocked off and people taking their plates and scraping the remaining food into tubs. A […]

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Black women’s stories need telling, not dismissing

February is the time of the year all attention turns to the black community. However, this is the time of year I feel black women are silenced more than ever or simply placed on the back burner. Many times if we aren’t learning about Angela Davis or Rosa Parks, black women are being portrayed as […]

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Navigating campus as an African student

Navigating The College of Wooster campus as an African student isn’t an easy task. The integrative process has proven to be much more difficult as we strive to assimilate into the existing culture and the private liberal arts institutional environment. My peers have revealed that, although they don’t necessarily feel socially excluded or unwelcomed, the […]

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