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Cornwell resigns as College president Administrators present sustainable budget proposals to students In focus: seniors finishing I.S. Men’s Tennis Trumps JCU Track teams perform well at Kenyon College Classic
 

Cornwell resigns as College president

Meg Itoh Staff Writer President Grant Cornwell will vacate his position on June 30, having accepted a new position as president of Rollins College in Florida. According to an email from Board of Trustees Chair Bill Longbrake sent shortly after disclosure of his resignation, the decision came as a surprise to the Board. Cornwell cited […]

Administrators present sustainable budget proposals to students

Stephen Lumetta Senior News Writer On Monday night, students gathered in the Lowry main lounge to hear a presentation about the ongoing sustainable budget process. The sustainable budget process was prompted by concerns regarding the cost of higher education, skyrocketing student debt and tuition and lower revenue. The presentation was very similar to one that […]

In focus: seniors finishing I.S.

Sanjana Kumbhani Senior Features Writer With I.S. Monday only a couple of weeks away, the atmosphere on campus is reflective of the seniors’ drive to begin wrapping up their I.S. projects. There’s a mix of emotions: while seniors are pressured to tie together loose ends, they are also certainly looking forward to the freedom that […]

Men’s Tennis Trumps JCU

Megan Zerrer Contributing Writer The Wooster men’s tennis team defeated John Carroll University last Friday night in a dual matchup at the Paramount Tennis Club in Medina, Ohio. The Scots began the match strong. The men took a 2-1 lead over their opponents by winning at first and third doubles. Both Jack Buchan ’17 and […]

Track teams perform well at Kenyon College Classic

Ashley Ferguson Contributing Writer Despite hazardous conditions last Saturday, the Wooster track and field teams ventured out to compete in the Kenyon College Classic. And while some braved the weather sledding on the snowy hills of Gambier, inside the track, it was a beautiful day to run. Overall, the women’s team scored 125 points to […]

Language: it’s political

Alex Kaufmann I would like to preface this article by stating that I personally do not like the term “politically correct” or any variation of it. I think using this term to refer to using language that conveys a minimum amount of respect to other individuals makes it easy to write off as unnecessary, unrequired […]

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Dear White People: Why it’s important

Emerald Rutledge The first time I saw the film Dear White People, it was at the “I, Too, Am Harvard 2014 Blacktivism Conference” in October of 2014 at Harvard University. The attendees of the conference got to view the film a week before it premiered in theaters and meet with the writer of the film, […]

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Greetings in the cold make us warmer

Skylar Ruprecht It’s around this time of year, when boots tread snow inside and leave the floors salt-stained, that winter turns me into an agoraphobic amnesiac. I can’t remember the colors of autumn, and I can’t quite picture the blossoms of spring. Present days are cut short because I avoid going outside after dark. When […]

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Visiting speakers on campus, week of 3/1

Emily Colwell, Contributing Writer                                   Kristie Dotson, professor of philosophy at Michigan State University Kristie Dotson, associate professor of philosophy at Michigan State University, will visit The College of Wooster to present “Here Be Dragons: Thinking Black Feminist Decolonial Thought,” on Wednesday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Lean Lecture Hall in Wishart Hall. Black feminism […]

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Alma Gottlieb, professor of anthropology at Univeristy of Illinois

Alma Gottlieb, associate professor of anthropology, African studies and gender and women’s studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will visit The College of Wooster to present her speech, “Deconstructing the Notion of ‘Education’: A View from the West African Rain Forest.” Her speech is part of the Stieglitz Memorial Speaker series, which will […]

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Rowan Flad, Harvard archaeologist and professor of anthropology

On Thursday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m., Rowan Flad, professor of anthropology at Harvard University, will be speaking at The College of Wooster. His lecture is entitled “Technological Changes and Long-Distance Interaction in Prehistoric Northwest China: New Research on the Qijia Culture” and will be in the Lean Lecture Room in Wishart Hall. According to […]

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