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Great Decisions Lectures focus on 2016 Presidential Election

Theresa Dunne Features Editor Every year since 1981, The College of Wooster has partnered with the local Wooster community to put together the Great Decisions Lecture Series. The overarching goal of the series is to promote continuous education among both Wooster students and area residents. Each year, the series focuses on a current global affairs […]

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Student recognized for stellar research

Erika Purdy Contributing Writer This past summer, Annette Hilton ’17 spent 10 weeks researching a topic that was, quite literally, otherworldly. Through a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) funded and run by the National Science Foundation, Hilton, a geology major, worked with Juliane Gross, a former NASA scientist, to decipher the mystery and composition of […]

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WooCrew members model as mentors at Wooster High School

Vedica Jha Contributing Writer One of the many inspiring program houses on campus is WooCrew in Calcei House. Their program works at Wooster High School in an after school program that helps kids who are struggling in school. The program includes 10 College of Wooster students who work with high school students having difficulties in […]

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Wilson Lecture Series begins

Sanjana Kumbhani Contributing Writer Over 45 years ago, Chuck Schwab founded a unique company in San Francisco that would, over time, come to be known as one of America’s biggest brokerage firms: The Charles Schwab Corporation. In October 2008, Ohio native Walt Bettinger took over as CEO of the company that is known by virtually […]

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Explaining the process: all you need to know about room searches

Lily Iserson Features Editor   Room searches conducted on campus can provoke a certain amount of anxiety — even a student who enjoys only the most innocuous weekend activities can empathize with the apprehension of being scrutinized by a College-employed officer and the fear that something less innocuous will surface. Security officers check rooms based […]

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Catholic students afforded opportunity to hear the Pope speak

Tristan Lopus Graphics Editor   Nearly a week and a half after Pope Francis arrived in the United States for the first time during his papacy, the nation is still buzzing with the excitement of his busy week in America. On Sunday, a cohort of five Catholics from the College, members of the Newman Catholic […]

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