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Student’s televised comments ignite town-gown dispute Drunk driver careens down Beall, flips car Student’s website attracts investors, thousands of users Wooster Students predict Oscar winners Trophy hunt for women’s lax
 

Student’s televised comments ignite town-gown dispute

Maddi O’Neill News Editor A day after Chadwick Smith ’17 appeared on a CNN youth panel to discuss race relations and the Michael Dunn verdict, a disgruntled email response from a local woman was circulated throughout Wooster, sparking a wave of town-gown controversy. The email, written by Kay Rowekamp, took issue with one of the […]

Drunk driver careens down Beall, flips car

Maddi O’Neill Wyatt Smith News Editors On Thursday, Feb. 20, a drunk driver careened down Beall Ave. and flipped his vehicle after failing to navigate a turn onto E. University St. No one, including driver James D. Wheeler, was hurt. Wheeler, a Wooster local, was arrested at the scene and charged with driving while intoxicated, […]

Student’s website attracts investors, thousands of users

Wyatt Smith News Editor   In early February, Fahim Aziz ’15 launched a website that gives users access to the global market, called Backpack, which has since attracted thousands of users and substantial offers from investors. Backpack, which Aziz created with his high school friend Sakib Sauro, allows users to obtain goods from foreign countries, […]

Wooster Students predict Oscar winners

The Academy Awards airs this Sunday at 7 p.m. and will   be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Ian Benson ’14, Rachel Wortman ‘15, Lee McKinstry ‘13 and Clara Cuccaro ’15 gave us their predictions for this year’s event. Best Picture RW, IB: 12 Years a Slave At this point everyone on the planet knows that this […]

Trophy hunt for women’s lax

Isabel Abarca Contributing Writer The College of Wooster’s women’s lacrosse team is looking strong as their season nears. With a final record of 13-5 at the end of their 2013 season, the Scots are ready to pick up where they left off. With eight returning starters, they will head a team full of talent and […]

Do I hear crickets or is that just ignorance?

27 February 2014

Sheamus dalton Everyone enjoys an innocent chirp. As long as it doesn’t include profanity or particularly heinous comments, a humorous, well-timed chirp never hurt anyone, right? Over the weekend, I watched the men’s lacrosse team play Walsh University in an early season scrimmage. And yes, seemingly intrinsic to the nature of lacrosse and maybe even […]

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Men’s lacrosse ready to dominate

27 February 2014

Lincoln Plews Senior Sports Writer After a solid 9-6 record in 2013 and a loss in the conference semifinals, the men’s lacrosse team is hoping to ride the wave of a strong core of returning contributors and new freshman talent all the way to the conference championship this year. “After a third-place finish in conference […]

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Scots unable to break Kenyon’s strong flow

27 February 2014

Kasey Fiedler Senior Sports Writer The Fighting Scots women’s basketball team demonstrated resilience in their battle against Kenyon College. The Scots compiled a late 21-5 scoring run in the second half, but the Ladies of Kenyon established an early cushion that prevented the Scots from achieving a victory at their final regular season match-up on […]

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Issue of the Week: Is Greek Life Important to Liberal Arts?

27 February 2014

Greek life: reflections on an insurmountable social boundary Tyler Hoff A liberal arts education refers to an education that is better rounded than what one might find at a trade school or public university. Students at The College of Wooster and many other small liberal arts schools around the country are history or chemistry or […]

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I’ll have what he’s having

27 February 2014

Mariah Joyce There is a dangerous trend sweeping the nation: using ‘she/her/hers’ as generic pronouns. In classrooms across America, young women are being fed the incendiary notion that they are just as important as men; that they, too, matter. Obviously, this is a feminist plot, and it must be stopped. In sixth grade, I started […]

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Teach for America’s impossible goal

27 February 2014

Gareth McNamara More than a month of term has passed. In these six to seven weeks, we are expected to have learned enough to be able to pass midterm exams for the majority of our courses. Are you feeling prepared? Got it all down? Confident and ready to ace those tests? Don’t be ashamed to […]

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