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Students register to vote amidst policy confusion Election Day petition suggested, rejected Blackbirds take flight at Villanova Campus Council passes alcohol policy unanimously Complaints received about vagina in Lowry Center
 

Students register to vote amidst policy confusion

The College Democrats completed non-partisan training and are the only student group qualified to register voters Janel England News Editor Ohio’s status as a pivotal swing state makes it a desirable place to be registered to vote. But as the deadline for voter registration approaches on Oct. 11, there has been some confusion among The […]

Election Day petition suggested, rejected

Students detail plans to revisit petition in the next four years Emily Anderson Contributing Writer Recently, two students of the College of Wooster, Monét Davis ’19 and Jordan Griffith ’19, started a petition to have classes cancelled on Election Day this year. Inspired by Northwestern University’s announcement in June that classes would be cancelled on […]

Blackbirds take flight at Villanova

Lily Danielle Viewpoints Editor Blackbirds, The College of Wooster’s team and community of Irish dancers, has started preparations for an intercollegiate Irish dance festival and competition at Villanova University (which the team calls a ‘feis’). The team’s hopes for success at Villanova, combined with a variety of public performances that’ll stretch on through the year, […]

Campus Council passes alcohol policy unanimously

Caren Holmes Staff Writer The long-awaited updated campus alcohol policy has been approved by Campus Council and is expected to receive approval from the College administration within the coming week. The new policy however, has not been made public to the student body. The policy has been revised and reviewed by legal staff, administration and […]

Complaints received about vagina in Lowry Center

Mariah Joyce Editor in Chief An art installation by the campus group k(no)w depicting female genitalia has once again garnered a complaint on The College of Wooster Campus. For their week-long series of sex positive and sex education events known as Sex Week, k(no)w members painted a schedule of events and images on the windows […]

Women’s cross country team earns tenth out of nineteen

Shelley Grostefon Senior Sports Writer Last Saturday, Sept. 17, the women’s cross country team had a strong showing at the Otterbein Invitational in Westerville, Oh. The women’s team placed 10th out of 19 teams competing, composed of a pool of undeniably tough DI, II and III schools. Kayla Zboran ’17 led the Scots in the […]

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Obstructionism harming U.S.

Back in February, when Justice of the Supreme Court Antonin Scalia suddenly passed away, one of the first promises to come out of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s mouth was not the promise to help the country’s highest court to stay complete, not the promise to critically evaluate any Justice President Obama should nominate, but […]

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Tackling respectability politics

As a Black womyn, on a journey to being liberated in all aspects and “gainfully employed” in academia (as my close friend Jah would say), I find myself wrestling with what is appropriate for me to write, share and retweet on my personal social media accounts. As an active Twitter user since 2009, I’ve tweeted […]

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Validating safe spaces on campus

We need safe spaces in colleges and universities. This is normative, and here’s why. First, let’s define a safe space so there is no confusion. A safe space is “a place where anyone can relax and fully self-express, without fear of being made uncomfortable, unwelcome or challenged on account of biological sex, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, […]

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Homework with the Gilmore Girls

Over the summer I developed an addiction, and an unhealthy one at that. This particular form of addiction is one that I would bet most people our age face. In my case, this addiction was a colossal waste of time and productive energy. That’s right, I’m talking about Netflix addiction. In my particular case, I […]

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Staff Editorial

To preserve free speech on our campus, the staff of The Wooster Voice would like to bring to the attention of the faculty, staff, administration and student body the need for an impartial group to which individuals can appeal when their art or published materials are found to be in violation of a campus policy. […]

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