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Heartbeat Bill restricts abortion

Last Thursday, April 11, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the Heartbeat Bill, making Ohio one of the five states in the U.S. with the most restrictive abortion laws. As he signed, supporters stood behind him smiling while holding their own infants and children. As they celebrated, their joy over stripping women of the right to […]

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Athletics must prioritize gender equality

Wooster Athletics has consistently chosen to remain reactive, rather than proactive, when it comes to gender equity, as seen in the recent announcement for locker room renovations. Roughly four years ago, the College created a two-part plan to renovate various parts of the Scot Center. Phase I was to include massive renovations in the basketball […]

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Campus Council engagement at an all-time high

Last week, the Voice ran a front-page article called “Student government orgs. fail to generate interest” that I contributed to in the form of an interview. In that interview, I tried to stress that the two organizations, Student Government Association (SGA) and Campus Council (CC), have had two distinctly different experiences in their respective elections […]

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Appreciate the value of new relationships

I once took a completely lifealtering class on Buddhist philosophy that left my mind both exhausted and invigorated. Many of the concepts we covered in class went far beyond my scope of comprehension, but we had a particular discussion that lately, as my time at Wooster dwindles, I find myself coming back to frequently.  My […]

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Call-in demands require work

The Galpin Call-in was a protest I had the opportunity to plan and lead. Looking back on it from a year later, I am seeing a lot of great things that came about because of it. The African Student Union and the Organization of Latin American Students were able to get a house to have […]

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I.C.E. fails practically and morally

Recently it was reported that the hotel chain Motel 6 gave guest information of more than 80,000 guests to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E.). This was done without a warrant and Hispanic/Latinx sounding names were flagged. As someone who has Latinx family and friends, and as someone who actually cares about the Constitution, this deeply […]

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