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Darn you, mailbox!

Allie Miraldi After suffering for three long years, I have finally decided to launch a formal complaint to the mail gods of Lowry. I am a five-foot eight and three-quarters inch tall female. I do not consider myself a giant by any means, but I am significantly taller than the average American female (at least […]

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Kate’s tips for Woo success

Kate Schiller Having gathered four years of experience at Wooster, here is a list of things I am glad I did here and/or  suggest other people try. 1. Get commitments. While there is nothing unpleasant about having the freedom to watch Netflix every day of the week, I learned a lot from getting involved in […]

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The imminent decline of dating

A good friend overnighted with me as a prospective student last weekend. Being young and male, it was not surprising that one of his first questions was “So, is Wooster the kind of place where I can find girls to hook up with tonight?” Evidently, one of his missions for the visit was just to […]

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The ongoing evolution of censorship

Regrettably, too often we hear news reports outlining the stories of humans living under comprehensive censorship in authoritarian states. The Middle East recently experienced periods of government-mandated shutdown of the internet in attempts to suppress the insurrection of the Arab Spring. Stories of reporters whisked away after publishing opinionated editorials or investigative research keep Russia […]

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Reslife and SPS are failing us

Since last week’s forum regarding the state of student life and the policies of the college, there has been an increasingly divisive atmosphere of mistrust towards our administration. This forum followed two significant trends this semester: the increase in reported campus drug abuse, and the increase of violence and harassment from citizens of the surrounding […]

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The leak in the internet

The Internet is truly a beautiful thing. It has expanded into our daily lives to the point where one often has to clarify if a topic of conversation is internet-relevant in order to make sure one is understood. I look at this age of universal connectivity with pride, and I welcome the inevitable globalization that […]

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