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College responds to recent federal actions

Reaffirms commitment to affected College students Caren Holmes Staff Writer The College made a statement on Feb. 22 in a campus-wide email in response to recent federal actions including federal guidance to remove protections for transgender students under Title IX and detailed guidance for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding heightened immigration enforcement. In his […]

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Lori Makin-Byrd appointed as Title IX Coordinator

She will begin on March 27 of this semester, succeeding Secretary of the College Angela Johnston Brandon Bell Staff Writer Lori Makin-Byrd, currently the Title IX coordinator at Eckerd College in Florida, will become Wooster’s first full-time Title IX coordinator and director of sexual violence prevention and response on March 27. She will assume the […]

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CC begins review of Phi Omega Sigma charter

Meg Itoh Viewpoints Editor Campus Council (CC) held a public meeting on Feb. 23. The meeting started with Jack Johanning ’17, chair of CC, outlining the process under which the Phi Omega Sigma (“Omega”) charter review was initiated. According to Johanning, Heather Smith ’17, gender/sexual diversity representative of CC, had asked what was done relative […]

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Campus Council, SGA pass joint resolution

Brandon Bell Staff Writer Campus Council and Student Government Association (SGA) have passed a joint resolution supporting the College’s commitment to protecting students currently attending Wooster under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, which President Donald Trump promised to revoke in his campaign. Under DACA, current students who came to the United States […]

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Campus Council discusses charter reviews

Public forum held to discuss charter review policy Meg Itoh Viewpoints Editor Campus Council (CC) held a public forum further discussing the charter review policy on Feb. 16. Discussion was centered on the conflicting opinions regarding the extension of the charter review policy. Heather Smith ’17, gender/sexual diversity representative of CC, expressed fear that continuing […]

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Faculty pens letter against fraternity Phi Omega Sigma

A letter signed by at least 48 faculty members is calling for the removal of the fraternity’s charter Caren Holmes Staff Writer At least 48 members of The College of Wooster faculty have signed a letter addressed to President Bolton, Dean Brown and Campus Council demanding the permanent revocation of the Phi Omega Sigma fraternity, […]

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