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Remembering the life and career of Melissa Schultz

Annette Hilton Contributing Writer On Saturday, Feb. 7, Associate Professor of Chemistry Melissa Schultz died in a car collision at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Burbank Road. Originally from White Bear Lake, Minnesota, Schultz earned her Bachelor of Science and Ph.D. in chemistry from Creighton University and Oregon State University, respectively. She was a […]

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Theologian Hyun Kyung Chung to speak at College

Emily Colwell Contributing Writer Hyun Kyung Chung, associate professor of ecumenical studies at Union Theological Seminary will be on campus Monday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. to present her public lecture titled “Transnational Feminism & Contemporary Feminist Activism: Her Personal Journey from Captivity” in Lean Lecture Room of Wishart Hall. This presentation is the kick-off […]

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Student composers’ works performed by Cleveland Chamber Symphony

Brandon Bell Contributing Writer On March 24, Wooster Music Composition majors Joseph Caffrey ’16 and Steven Hecking ’15 had their works performed by the Cleveland Chamber Symphony as part of an event for young composers. Inspired by their independent study projects with Professor of Music Jack Gallagher, both Caffrey and Hecking submitted their works for […]

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Spectrum re-brands as Queer Student Union

Ben Taylor Features Editor Spring is nearly upon us, the time when a dead world is remade and the old becomes new. Similarly, Spectrum, a group for queer individuals and allies at The College of Wooster, is taking the opportunity to make itself anew, starting with a name change to Queer Student Union (QSU). “We […]

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In Memoriam: Rhishav Choudhury

The College and campus community mourns the loss of Rhishav “Shiv” Choudhury, 22, a senior philosophy major from Guwahati, India. Shiv passed away while on a backpacking trip with Wooster’s outdoors club WOODS in Arizona’s Coconino National Forest. Shiv was a beloved friend, brother and son who is remembered for his kindness and the interest […]

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Speakers on campus, week of March 29

Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate, to offer reading On Thursday, April 2, at 6:30 p.m., Natasha Trethewey, a Pulitzer Prize Winner and former Poet Laureate of the United States, will be giving a reading at The College of Wooster in Severance Hall Room 009. Trethewey completed her undergraduate work at the […]

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