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Sexual health is a responsiblity

Though we disagree on a number of social, political and ethical issues, my family continues to support my education at The College of Wooster and is willing, on occasion, to have thoughtful and respectful conversation about where it is we differ in opinion. Because of this, and for many other reasons, it’s important to me […]

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Dating should be inclusive

Dating is hard. The intense anxiety one feels when trying to attract a partner can be overwhelming and stressful. Many of us go through leaps and bounds to make ourselves marketable during a time when presentation is everything. Instagram profiles, Tinder bios and witty captions are just some of the many avenues people choose to […]

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Sex positivity requires intersectionality

Somehow after decades of the feminist movement, including both the first and second waves, feminism still seems to be one of the most misunderstood concepts in society. Feminism is about empowerment and equality of all genders. An even more misunderstood concept is intersectional feminism. It may just sound like a fancy word, but in today’s […]

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Artistry requires representation

Did you go to Party on the Green? I did, but I left early with my head reeling and a sickened feeling in my stomach. It wasn’t that it had been any different from music events that I’d been to at Wooster in the past — but that was exactly the problem. In a near-replica […]

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Administration promulgates double standards

This past week was the biannual “Sex Ed Week,” a well-known campus event put on by Wooster’s sexual respect and education group, k(no)w, with help from multiple other campus organizations. The logo this year was a set of open legs. Neither the race nor the gender could have been assumed from the image and there […]

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Brave spaces foster diversity in the classroom

Working towards diversity is one of Wooster’s biggest goals. Working towards coexistence while enhancing diversity is also one of Wooster’s biggest, but hardest, goals. The College of Wooster prides itself on creating spaces on campus and in the classroom that foster discussions among its diverse population, not just to further students’ understanding on different issues, […]

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