Archive | August, 2018

Wielansky drafted to MLB

Ben Blotner Senior Sports Writer Shortly after completing a monster 2018 season that cemented him as one of the most dominant baseball players in Wooster history, shortstop Michael Wielansky ’19 is living out his lifelong dream of playing professionally. Selected in the 18th round of the 2018 MLB draft by defending World Series champions Houston […]

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Jill Dixon excited to create new team dynamic

Saeed Husain Sports Editor Wooster, your new field hockey coach double-majored in math and biology. She is also in the top-10 list of all-time goal scorers at her alma mater, Randolph-Macon. Why math? Her dad was a “numbers guy” and encouraged her to take the toughest math courses in high school. Why biology? Her mother […]

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Cultural competency training was ineffective

Diversity training was a perfect storm for the Res Life staff, concocted from stress, tiredness and confusion. While I cannot speak for all of the professional staff and every Residential Assistant, the many that I talked to agreed on one thing: this could have gone a lot better. Let’s take it back a couple days. […]

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Engage with Wooster’s diversity

It was on a warm, sunny day like this three years ago that I too was left marveling at the beautiful architecture of this wonderful college. I was looking forward to the best years of my life at this college, spending them in class and also with the many friends I did not know I […]

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Voices from the Crowd: Despite injuries, Cubs still favorites to win National League

Despite injuries, Cubs still favorites to win National League Coming into the 2018 season, the Chicago Cubs had the most complete roster they may have ever bolstered. While they had lost notable pitching in starter Jake Arrieta and closer Wade Davis, the Cubs front office and Theo Epstein went out and signed a closer, Brandon […]

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Celebrating Ohio Light Opera’s bombastic 40 years

Claire Wineman Staff Writer While no one has ever definitively decided whether the chicken or the egg came first, Laura Neill, the executive director of the Ohio Light Opera (OLO), knows one thing for sure: light opera, or operetta, was the predecessor to the modern American musical. “Light opera was a genre created in response […]

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