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West-Marvin hits it out of the park with pitch lecture

Lily Iserson Chief Copy Editor Have you ever wondered about especially talented musicians, who can recognize and hit perfect notes without referencing an instrument? Rather than accepting pitch perfect at face value, Wooster alumna Professor Elizabeth West-Marvin will give a lecture on the very subject, exploring the science behind those who possess the rare aptitude […]

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Chadwick Smith receives Dorothy Reid Dalzell Award

Smith to be honored for his outstanding contributions to the College community through extracurricular activities Mariah Joyce Editor in Chief Senior Chadwick Smith has been awarded the Dorothy Reid Dalzell Award, which he will receive at the upcoming DeWald Recognition Banquet. The award is given to an outstanding sophomore, junior or senior who “has contributed […]

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James Dicke, a forklift tycoon, lectures on how to run a business

Sanjana Kuhmbani Contributing Writer If a background in art, international business and politics doesn’t scream liberal arts, then what does? This year, the Business Economics department at the College is bringing the CEO of Crown Equipment Corporation, James F. Dicke II, as part of the James R. Wilson lecture series. This lecture series brings business […]

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Greenhouse club to attend environmental conference

Ellie Kahn Contributing Writer Greenhouse, the student environmental organization at The College of Wooster, will soon attend the Mid-West Student Coalition for Climate Action, a conference that will take place on April 1. The conference is a collaboration on behalf of the Five Colleges of Ohio consortium, which includes Denison University, Kenyon College, Oberlin College […]

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Emerald Rutledge turns in first I.S. of the year

Ellie Kahn Contributing Writer Emerald Rutledge’s ’17 turned in her 92 page Independent Study on the first day of second semester classes, making her the first member of the Class of 2017 to do so and earning herself the coveted first button. Rutledge, who began her I.S. project with the goal of finishing first in […]

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New music ensemble celebrates African heritage through song

Lily Iserson Chief Copy Editor Western music departments and Western cultures, according to percussion instructor Professor Jeff Neitzke, are sometimes victims of their own ethnocentricity. “There’s a tendency to view music and almost everything else through personal experience,” said Neitzke. “Yet music around the world is equally as important, and equally as complex.” In this […]

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