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Black Artists Matter is powerful example of art’s societal power Explaining the process: all you need to know about room searches Story of the Week: Custodial staff shortage resolved, but a chronic issue College releases new mobile app: changes will be made based on student suggestions Catholic students afforded opportunity to hear the Pope speak
 

Black Artists Matter is powerful example of art’s societal power

Caroline Andrews Staff Writer Friday night, the Black Student Association hosted a poetry slam titled “Black Artists Matter” in Douglass basement. Around quarter to seven, Chadwick Smith, the president of BSA, got up and introduced the event. He said it was being hosted by BSA alongside the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) and Word […]

Explaining the process: all you need to know about room searches

Lily Iserson Features Editor   Room searches conducted on campus can provoke a certain amount of anxiety — even a student who enjoys only the most innocuous weekend activities can empathize with the apprehension of being scrutinized by a College-employed officer and the fear that something less innocuous will surface. Security officers check rooms based […]

Story of the Week: Custodial staff shortage resolved, but a chronic issue

Management reports that low wages may be one factor influencing custodial staff shortages, as half the current employees work an additional job to compensate.  Meg Ito News Editor The beginning of the semester was marked by a staff shortage in custodial management services, reported Carol Kobylanski, executive manager of custodial services. “It is true that […]

College releases new mobile app: changes will be made based on student suggestions

Janel England Contributing Writer Last week, the administration announced to the student body that The College of Wooster now has its own mobile app. The email announcing the app’s arrival informed students that campus maps, menus and events, as well as a variety of other features, would now be found in one location. Tabitha Conwell, […]

Catholic students afforded opportunity to hear the Pope speak

Tristan Lopus Graphics Editor   Nearly a week and a half after Pope Francis arrived in the United States for the first time during his papacy, the nation is still buzzing with the excitement of his busy week in America. On Sunday, a cohort of five Catholics from the College, members of the Newman Catholic […]

Poet Nin Andrews comes to Wooster to share her work

Ama Addo Contributing Writer Poet Nin Andrews will share some of her poems with The College of Wooster this Tuesday, Feb. 9, in Kauke 305. Since her last visit in 2012, she has published Why God is a Woman, a series of poems in which she creates a world that switches existing gender roles so […]

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Censorship by administration is never acceptable

As many students are aware, a new and mysterious publication started appearing on campus last semester. The Squirrel, a comedy newsletter, shows up occasionally on tables in Lowry, placed there by an unknown person or group.

It’s harmless, and usually causes little more than a few laughs and some mild confusion. But some students have reported seeing […]

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The fight for a living wage at the College must continue

In recent years, discussions surrounding wealth inequality in the United States have grown louder as working people cry out that, although they work full-time, they do not earn enough money to meet their basic needs. In their cries, they say that the minimum wage salary is not enough; they need a living wage. This term […]

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Returning from study abroad leads to culture shock at Wooster

I just spent last semester in Cork, Ireland, where I learned valuable life lessons, such as how to not be afraid to ask strangers for directions and how to spend lots of time in pubs and not feel guilty. I traveled in multiple different European cities — yes I know, I am very cultured. During […]

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Experiencing the arts

As former Arts and Entertainment (A&E) editor for the Voice, I feel it’s my duty to express something I learned during my reign: arts and entertainment, and the consumption of them, improve both your life and the lives of others. On the surface, A&E is entertaining and fun — something to pass the time. However, […]

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Confronting anti-Asian racism

So, what are all the Asians doing? Our black brothers and sisters are fighting hard against all the challenges and trauma they face, which is very respectable. They don’t just complain and wait for somebody else to make the change; they are making the change happen. Our Latino brothers and sisters are also fighting. But […]

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