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Don’t underestimate your education

As a transfer student, I’ve had a somewhat different experience than your average student that chose the right school from the beginning. My first couple months at the school were lonely (since there are a lot fewer people who are desperate to be your friend). My email address features the wrong year because I came […]

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Don’t be afraid to take your passions seriously

This is my last chance to stand on a soapbox in the context of The College of Wooster. I thought about writing about facing your fears, about being a female leader, about listening to people who are different from you, about how much I respect and love the staff of the Voice — and I […]

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Join the Voice (trust me)

When I agreed to write a senior editorial, I wasn’t sure whether I should reflect on my four years at Wooster or offer valuable advice to underclassmen who have yet to do things like declare a major, study abroad, start I.S., finish I.S., etc. However, as I sit here the night before we lay out […]

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Making college mementos

I have never been a present-thinking individual. The future, for all my optimism and magical thinking, is different, and therefore superior for the plain potential of change. Graduation is less of a future anxiety than something that could become anything: a beach house, a road trip, a decent job or new people. All these things […]

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College is about balance and friendships

Contrary to popular belief, I.S. was not the hardest part of college. I.S. is time management and a weekly chance to swallow your pride during advising meetings — at worst, it’s a lot of printing money; at best, it’s an incredible opportunity to make something you’re proud of. In truth, the hardest part of these […]

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Evaluating Wooster security’s mission

My perspective on Wooster security has generally been positive up until a couple months ago. I’m a second semester senior in Greek life, so I’ve watched a lot of often frustrating changes unfold, but I always respected security’s role. Even if I do miss the freedom I felt my freshman year to do things like […]

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