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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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COW issues are national issues

Over my four years at Wooster, its flaws have become all the more apparent. Yes, our administration can fail to be transparent, our faculty are underpaid, our staff are underpaid, we have too many Deans, not enough counselors, the food could be better, Res Life could operate more smoothly, tuition is too high, we graduate […]

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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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