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Join the Voice (trust me)

When I agreed to write a senior editorial, I wasn’t sure whether I should reflect on my four years at Wooster or offer valuable advice to underclassmen who have yet to do things like declare a major, study abroad, start I.S., finish I.S., etc. However, as I sit here the night before we lay out […]

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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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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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Trump administration invokes civic spirit

The inauguration of Donald Trump as president has imbued many discussions about civics and politics with renewed vim and vigor. Among them are fundamental questions about the responsibilities between a government and its citizens, the extent of civil liberties protection and even the system of checks and balances. In recent weeks, the Executive Order regarding […]

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Wooster is a safer space without Omegas

On Friday, March 10, Campus Council Chair Jack Johanning sent an email to the campus community, announcing Council’s decision to revoke the charter of Phi Omega Sigma, effective immediately. After nearly two years of on-campus discussions regarding this group, this outcome is one that is ultimately in the best interest of the community at-large and […]

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