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An interview with the band COIN, tomorrow’s Springfest headliner First generation students find community on campus Historical Preservation class seeks to preserve on-campus houses Evan White ’18 initiates The Free Tampon Collective Scots baseball cruises past Kenyon College in doubleheader
 

An interview with the band COIN, tomorrow’s Springfest headliner

Katie Cameron A&E Editor Tomorrow, Wooster welcomes special guest COIN to campus as the headliner of Springfest, the College’s outdoor music festival hosted by Wooster Activities Crew. The Nashville-based band released a new album today titled How Will You Know If You Never Try, and The Wooster Voice got the chance to talk to band […]

First generation students find community on campus

Sally Kershner Features Editor This semester, students have come together to form the First Generation Students Organization (FGSO), a group that aims to combat the issues and struggles of students who are the first in their family to attend college. On April 26, FGSO will host their first event in Babcock that will allow for […]

Historical Preservation class seeks to preserve on-campus houses

Lily Iserson Chief Copy Editor Every Wooster student is a temporary guest. Our dorms and houses hold our things, our schoolwork and all our good and bad decisions until we graduate: a stopping-point that never feels real enough. Over a period of time lengthier than our student tenure, dorms and residences too undergo the quiet […]

Evan White ’18 initiates The Free Tampon Collective

The goal of the petition is to provide free menstrual products in public bathrooms across campus Ryan Secard Contributing Writer Evan White ’18 has started the Free Tampon Collective, a petition started on change.org. The petition’s goal is “to provide tampons, free of charge, in central bathrooms on campus,” so that students who need menstrual […]

Scots baseball cruises past Kenyon College in doubleheader

Ben Blotner Contributing Writer The College of Wooster’s baseball team dominated the Lords of Kenyon College on Saturday, winning by scores of 15-1 and 18-6 at McCloskey Field. “I think the key for this weekend was the amount of offense we brought to the table,” said Tanner Kaplan ’19. “Our hitters were consistently squaring balls […]

Value cultural understanding

Being a part of the Wooster community there are so many efforts to conceive intercultural interaction within the classroom setting and in social spaces, I should think that one would be somewhat conscious, if not explicitly aware, and informed of the difficulties and challenges international students face day in and day out. International Education Week […]

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Voter participation is important in all elections

On Nov. 9, 2016, there was a dark pall over our campus. Many students felt defeated, shocked and betrayed. We were ripped from our comfortable bubble into an ugly new reality that we knew would shape the nation’s identity for years to come. As predicted, Trump has spent every day since attacking the bedrock of […]

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Respect artists’ work: purchase, don’t pirate

As someone who has been making music for about a decade now, I never thought I’d be getting paid to do it. No matter how small the gig is or how few streams on Spotify, I get money for my music. In today’s era — streaming is king. Gone are the days of regularly purchasing […]

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International students deserve equal opportunities

“We are sorry but we were not fully aware that you are an international student. We cannot offer this position to candidates with your status at this moment. Your skills and breadth of experience is truly impressive, though.” This kind of response is not uncommon among international students seeking employment in America. Many of my […]

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Diversity at C.O.W. requires reciprocal effort

Every day when I work in admissions interviewing prospective domestic and international students, I tell them about how our campus is very diverse in comparison to other liberal arts colleges and how inclusive we are. Even though I explain that to people on a daily basis, I have to ask myself, if Wooster is actually […]

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Savor your college experience

While walking down the street recently, taking in a scenic view of the residential quad, I had a thought that made me stop in my tracks: This would be my last autumn at The College of Wooster. My last Halloween. My last Thanksgiving, my last Culture Show, my last college everything (at least, hopefully — […]

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