Archive | May, 2018

Poetry as Peace

Last Friday, April 27, Bodies of Diversity (B.O.D.) and Word of Mouth collaborated to host an open mic night in the Babcock formal lounge. The event began with an appeal and an assurance: the former implored poets to issue content warnings for pieces that had potentially triggering material, and the latter promised that no offense […]

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Senior studio art majors display I.S. projects in CWAM exhibit

Laura Haley Chief Copy Editor On April 27, the College’s senior studio art majors showcased their Independent Study projects (I.S.) in a group exhibition put on by The College of Wooster Art Museum (CWAM). The gallery was first viewed during the campus-wide Senior Research Symposium where majors discussed their year-long work on display. The pieces […]

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Lakin gives a powerful final WAC small concert of the year

Eleanor Linafelt A&E Editor The Wooster Activities Crew (WAC) hosted their last small concert of the year on Wednesday, April 25 with an intimate and powerful performance by the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Lakin. “I thought Lakin would be a good fit and appeal to the wider student body because we had not yet brought a […]

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Boosting consciousness is essential to discourse

When we are pressed into an uncomfortable or uncontrollable situation, there are numerous ways we can react to whom or what is pushing us out of our comfort zone. It is human nature to react to the situation immediately if we feel threatened, or if we’re just flat-out scared. If we have a little more […]

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Listening is a valuable strategy

In today’s society, we see people turn against one another over anything and everything. Examples include religion, political preference, gender, favorite artists, favorite sports teams; you name it, someone probably has an opinion about it. At that point, we then turn against one another because not all of us think alike. Each group believes that […]

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Self-driving cars are not a viable solution

A trend has begun to emerge in the field of transportation: self-driving cars. Auto manufacturers and Silicon Valley tech titans are pushing toward a future where vehicles use artificial intelligence to drive themselves. This future is being presented as one where congestion and accidents are a thing of the past. Through new technology, they argue, […]

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