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Cornwell downplays student debt

Alex Kaufman   The fall edition of Wooster, the school’s alumni magazine, featured an article by President Grant Cornwell entitled “The Truth About Student Debt.” Cornwell argues that the national student debt crisis really isn’t a problem and cites a study claiming that only a quarter of students graduate with over $20,000 in student loan […]

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Documenting your life: the importance of journaling

Melissa Griffith As a kid, I never really understood why people kept diaries. I tried to understand, and I made and attempt to keep one, but I never saw the significance of recounting my day in a book. Furthermore, I could never write entries with any sort of consistency– — not once a day, or […]

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Understanding consent and communicating with your partner(s)

Victoria Horvath One of the many problems we have been discussing on campus is sexual assault. Fortunately, k(NO)w has taken on campus policies, but what else can we do to change the hearts of students, staff and faculty? My philosophy is that positive change happens through education. Full disclosure: I am the education chair of […]

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Starting the discussion about accessibility on Wooster’s campus

Foster Cheng Recently, I gave a tour to a prospective student and her family. The student’s grandmother came along. Because the grandmother was in a wheelchair, I had to adjust my regular tour route to avoid stairs, something I’m not used to doing because I have the privilege of living in a world and on […]

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On GamerGate and feminism

Michael Hatchett If you don’t know what GamerGate is, consider yourself fortunate. If you do, you’re probably frustrated by it, regardless ofwhich side you’re on. I’m going to attempt   to quickly summarize how the controversy started, what it involves, and why it matters. As a feminist, I admit that I have a somewhat biased opinion […]

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Why vote? Why not?

Maddy Baker “Hillary Clinton 2016!” and “Jeb Bush 2016!” are cries that reverberate around the nation these days – two years before the next presidential election is even set to take place. However, many overlook the reality that mid-term election season is close upon us. Gubernatorial and local elections aren’t as flashy as presidential elections, […]

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