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Redefine the idea of self-care

As the notions of feminism, mental health and political activism become increasingly destigmatized and “mainstream” society has begun (I think) recognizing the importance of having a diverse range of voices speak about their needs and concerns. However, with the much needed discourse on contentious and historically taboo issues, there is also an inherent need for […]

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Importance of voting in the CC election

The future of student-led policymaking is at stake, along with responsible and efficient policymaking during the 2017-2018 term. The vote is coming up soon — beginning March 1 and concluding March 3 at 4:30 p.m. — and to encourage you to participate, I’ll first explain what Campus Council is, and then make a case for […]

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The Living Wage is a worthwhile campaign

Last week, a truly lovely article about the current state of the Living Wage Campaign at Wooster was featured in a Viewpoint from The Wooster Voice. I cannot express to all of you still fighting the good fight (in all realms of social justice issues on campus) how much I sincerely appreciate what you do […]

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Don’t try to avoid the past

Over the weekend, I made good on a tentative promise to my former high-school debate coach to judge the national-qualifying debate tournament for the Akron district. For those unfamiliar with high-school speech and debate, the tournaments can span from one to two days and stretch for as long as 12 hours a day. It is […]

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Challenge your reliance on technology

We constantly hear about how we have become too addicted to our phones, that phones and technology are ruling our day-to-day activities, that we don’t spend enough time talking to strangers and that we use phones to escape casual human interaction. Critiques like these are so commonplace that we hardly notice them. Rarely do we […]

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Living Wage Campaign deserves revival

As The College of Wooster community continuously works together to create the best learning environment possible, we need to remember that the ultimate goal of learning is, or should be, to create positive change. To go to college is to invest time and money on the idea that such a form of education will be […]

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