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Wooster student launches on-campus trading website

Mary Gagliardi Contributing Writer   With the help of some friends from Minot State University, Wooster’s Jonathan Allotey ’15, recently founded www.collegeitem.com, a website where students can buy and sell various items such as textbooks from students at the College of Wooster. CollegeItem was, like most businesses, created as a solution to a problem. “I’m […]

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Difficulties faced by black students at the College

Wyatt Smith News Editor The black experience in higher education is simultaneously an incredibly broad and regrettably narrow topic. Broad because race can influence many different facets of a student’s college experience; narrow because race is but one of many factors that interact to shape that same experience. With these limitations in mind, this article […]

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Internships: future security or a current financial drain?

Dani Gagnon Features Editor When February rolls in on campus, it feels as though everyone is up against a deadline, I.S. for seniors, Junior I.S. for juniors and for sophomores and first-years it’s the myriad applications to send in for summer internships. Students can send in countless applications to organizations around the country and be […]

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Cleveland Federal Reserve President to visit Wooster

Sanjana Kumbhani Features Editor As part of the James R. Wilson Lecture Series organized by the department of business economics, next week the College will be welcoming Sandra Pianalto, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Pianalto, who will retire in a few months, will use this chance to reflect on her 30-year experience […]

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Advocate Pat Griffin on LGBT+ inclusion in sports

The progress of LGBT+ roles in sports: her reflections and analysis Lily Iserson Contributing Writer Upon attending Pat Griffin’s lecture my first impression of Griffin was that she clearly resembled a coach. More accurately, she resembled my idea of a coach. Still, because I was early, I was able to hear the last part of […]

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Professor recognized with National Jewish Book Award

Sanjana Kumbhani Features Editor The book Guidance, Not Governance: Rabbi Solomon B. Freehof and Reform Responsa, authored by Joan Friedman and published by Hebrew Union College Press, was recently named a National Jewish Book Award Finalist for 2013. Friedman is an Associate Professor of History and Religious Studies at the College, and this book grew […]

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