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European financial crisis looms over US markets

John McGovern Viewpoints Editor The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi announced his decision to step down as the Head of Government. The act is pending approval of financial legislation to stabilize the economy, after failing to accrue a majority of votes in a recent vote in the Italian Parliament. Berlusconi fought opponents from the Democratic […]

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Dudes doing dude stuff

Matt Porter This month is celebrated by many college boys as a time in which they can grow pathetically wispy and patchy facial hair with little to no persecution because it is “no-shave November.” I often  do not participate in this because I tend to go “no-shave ever” since I have had a beard since […]

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More like daylight ‘slaving’ time

Dan Hanson This Sunday, people around the country woke up to the yearly ritual of finding an extra hour added to the day when the strange phenomenon known as daylight saving time (DST) came to an end. Most students likely jumped for joy at the unexpected news. Hurrah, the tyranny of an arbitrarily subtracted hour […]

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Future Uncertainty Provides Relief

In the weeks leading up to my high school graduation, I was beside myself with excitement. While vaguely aware of the impending nostalgia I would inevitably feel for all that I was leaving behind, I was overcome with anticipation for the sure-to-be wondrous reality of life post-12th grade.

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Look forward to life after Wooster

After graduating from high school, I remember hearing many of my older family friends and relatives telling me to “live it up in college” because these were supposed to be the best years of my life.† I’m pretty sure we’ve all heard this, and as soon as I told anyone that I was about to […]

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Learning about shades of gray

Recently my best friend’s sister visited Wooster and sat in on a class. She observed a discussion where students offered diverse answers to the same question. Ultimately, the professor noted, all of our answers were valid. Later, she jokingly asked, “Why ask so many questions if there’s never a clear answer?”

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