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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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America’s post-Trump future looks liberal

For most students on this campus, the last year of political news has been one bad story after another. From the election of Donald Trump to the Presidency, to his appointments (or startling lack thereof) to key positions in government, to Republican attempts to “repeal and replace Obamacare” and a whole host of other news […]

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Decision to drop MOAB was a mistake

In response to the dropping of the Massive Ordinance Air Blast weapon a.k.a. Mother Of All Bombs (MOAB) last week, Donald Trump recently told reporters, “If you look at what’s happened over the last eight weeks and compare that to what’s really happened over the last eight years, you’ll see there is a tremendous difference.” […]

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Build an inclusive campus

Last Thursday on March 13, the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a free doughnut event in the CoRE in order to provide a stress-free event and get some comments on the Student Government Association (SGA). Well, I did not attend, but I do have some comments. For a large majority of this campus, last week […]

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Turn lights off and save earth

When was the last time you saw the Milky Way? For thousands of years, the chance to look up at a cloudless night sky and witness the constellations belonged to the entire human race. Then, fewer than a hundred years ago, that changed. The Milky Way, once visible every clear night, has now given way […]

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Redefine national identity

During my sophomore year at The College of Wooster, I went to Lowe’s to get some bolts to fix my futon. I went by myself. I quickly found what I was looking for and went to stand in line at the cash register. Suddenly, the man in front of me turned around and looked me […]

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