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Transparency will be vital in presidential selection Talk of President Cornwell’s impending departure has been buzzing across campus since we all received his unexpected email announcement on Thursday, Feb. 19. The campus has been stirring with speculation regarding what will come next for the College. Already, students are forming opinions about their hopes and expectations […]

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Time for an environmental president

Sylvia Krebs As President Cornwell moves on to a warmer climate, it is time to consider a new president that is committed to and prioritizes environmental sustainability on our campus. Throughout Cornwell’s presidency, we have made progress in sustainability efforts. He presided over the building of the Gold-Leadership-in-Energy-&-Environmental Design-certified Scot Center with its solar panels […]

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The College should look within as it searches for next president

Ben Taylor As I’m sure all of you already know, President Cornwell sent out an email announcing his intention to leave The College of Wooster. I wish the President and Mrs. Cornwell all the best in their future endeavors and thank them for the time that they have spent at the College. Now, there certainly […]

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As president prepares to leave, campus prepares to lose Peg

Mickey Osthimer We all know it by now: President Grant Cornwell has had enough of semi-Arctic winters in Ohio and is dashing into the Florida sunshine come June. (Really, if this is news to you, you’re seriously too late. Do you even have a Wooster email?) But regardless of whether or not his position, or […]

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Language: it’s political

Alex Kaufmann I would like to preface this article by stating that I personally do not like the term “politically correct” or any variation of it. I think using this term to refer to using language that conveys a minimum amount of respect to other individuals makes it easy to write off as unnecessary, unrequired […]

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Dear White People: Why it’s important

Emerald Rutledge The first time I saw the film Dear White People, it was at the “I, Too, Am Harvard 2014 Blacktivism Conference” in October of 2014 at Harvard University. The attendees of the conference got to view the film a week before it premiered in theaters and meet with the writer of the film, […]

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