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Res Life turnover is an opportunity for improvement

In light of the upcoming staff changes in the Campus Life Office and the news that the College will soon be conducting an external review of the office (see page 1), the staff of The Wooster Voice would like to emphasize the importance of incorporating student voices throughout this process. With the departure of Director […]

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Party culture must embrace sexual respect Cecilia Azar and Caren Holmes

Let us preface this by mentioning that our purpose in writing a viewpoint is not to punish or shame specific groups, but rather to initiate a conversation and evoke critical reflection on aspects of our campus party culture. In recent years, with the publicity stemming from movies such as Dear White People, colleges around the […]

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NCAA’s treatment of athletes is unacceptable Lincoln Plews

Allow me to describe a business plan: you set up a league of 350 basketball teams across the United States. These teams recruit talented players directly out of high school. Due to societal conditions and professional regulations, players’ other options are so limited that they effectively have no choice but to join your league. The […]

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Race and religion: their intersections today and in the past Chadwick Smith

In his speech at the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference in 2012, the Rev. Dr. Mack King Carter said, “Part of the attraction to the eschaton is seeing how he [God] will work things out.” For many black people, we look at what has happened to our people throughout history and at our current situation in […]

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Babcock: C3 will miss you Tara Abhasakun

For those who don’t know, Babcock, Wooster’s international program dorm, will be moving non-traditional freshman (a term most often used to refer to gap-year students) to the third floor in replacement of students in the Cross Cultural Connections (C3) program. The reason for this, according to a Res Life employee, is that the Douglass basement […]

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Equestrian club: still kicking on campus Kelsey Large and Lauren MacDonald

When the average Wooster student thinks about horses, they probably think of teenagers in a chick flick galloping through flowers or of the Kentucky Derby Thoroughbreds thundering down the homestretch. However far away horses may seem from campus, they are actually here! It is about time that the Equestrian Club receives campus-wide recognition for the […]

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