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In the past week, Egypt’s government has ordered Internet service providers to disconnect Egyptians to the Internet, preventing a wider spread of coverage of protests calling for the end of President Mubarak’s 30-year reign. Cell phone service has also been shut down, with the TV news network Al-Jazeera blocked from public broadcasting. With many telecommunication […]

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Dear readers, We are glad to inform you that The Wooster Voice has laid to rest its former layout program, QuarkXPress, and upgraded to InDesign, the latest technology in newspaper and magazine layout that will allow the Voice staff to provide a better quality paper.† Members of the Voice staff worked with the Office of […]

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Our View on Lowry and C-Store

While the expanded hours of Momís since 2008 had been a welcome addition to students who were still hungry well past midnight, there were adverse effects as well. Too many students came in drunk, disorderly and disrespectful on Friday and Saturday nights, and customers often pocketed food from the convenience store. This contributed to long […]

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Judicial board deserves more credit

After three years as a member of the Voice staff, I value honesty in reporting. And as a hearing board member for the Collegeís Judicial Board, I value admitting to oneís mistakes. Alexander Lansís article in the Jan. 29 edition entitled ìJudicial Board Needs Reevaluation” does not hold these same values.

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Tragedy brings insight

One new text message: ìHeyyy. I’ve been occupied for a while. My brother died today completely unexpectedly. He killed himself. Iím home for a couple of days. Iíd like to talk l8r.” I had to read the text message a few times before I could comprehend it. In some ways, I still have not.

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The true economics of smoking

I have reason to believe that society as a whole detests smokers based on fallacious economic reasoning. In the words of a friend: ìI donít want my tax money to be allocated towards cleaning the lungs of some obese smoker.” This is the typical standpoint of nonsmokers against smokers. Bean-counting accountants will blithely agree with […]

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