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Allen Scholars foster new sense of community WARA celebrates 100th anniversary of women in sports Track and field victorious in Fighting Scots Invite New club sparks a more diverse hip-hop community
 

Scotlight: Carlos Desantiago

Carlos Desantiago ’21 talks about his involvement on campus with OLAS, the theatre department and Delta Chi Delta. What are the activities you are involved in on campus? I’m involved in the theatre department, [and] I’m involved in Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS). I’m the treasurer for OLAS, and I do a lot of […]

Allen Scholars foster new sense of community

Eleanor Linafelt Chief Copy Editor In 1892, Clarence Beecher Allen became the first African-American student to graduate from The College of Wooster. In 1989, a scholarship was created in his honor for African-American students at the College who show academic achievement and leadership skills. Though the scholarship has existed for 30 years, it has only […]

WARA celebrates 100th anniversary of women in sports

Chloe Burdette Sports Editor The Women’s Athletic and Recreation Association (WARA) is an organization on campus that is devoted to recognizing women athletes and providing information on women’s sports to the community. The association promotes gender equality and encourages leadership through the unity of female athletes. In the words of Vice President Tongtong Wu ’21, […]

Track and field victorious in Fighting Scots Invite

Ben Blotner Senior Sports Writer The men’s and women’s track and field teams performed brilliantly at the Fighting Scots Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 26, as Wooster finished first out of the six schools competing on both the men’s and women’s sides.  Along with the usual student-athletes, Dean of Students Scott Brown decided to participate in […]

New club sparks a more diverse hip-hop community

Holly Engel A&E Editor Dance is a language we all speak, whether we’re popping and locking like a pro or showing off our best version of the Macarena. Often, dance is how we connect across countries and cultures, which is why Chasing Hip-hop Dance Team was formed in October of last year by its co-presidents, […]

Netflix’s “You” romanticizes the dangers of obsession

Korri Palmer Contributing Writer In honor of Valentine’s Day (a.k.a. the capitalist holiday that equates money with love), I figured I’d review Netflix’s new romantic thriller, “You.” At first glance, I saw the poster and was like, “Hey that’s Daniel Humphrey from “Gossip Girl” and I automatically assumed the show would be some corny rom-com. […]

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SGA Exec. Board elected, McCubbins wins pres.

Nikki Hoseus Contributing Writer On Thursday, Feb. 7, the election results for the Student Government Association’s (SGA) Executive Board seats were released. The Executive Board officers for 2019-2020 are: Emilee McCubbins ’20 (president), Nick Shereikis ’20 (vice president), Nabil Osborn ’20 (secretary) and Issac Weiss ’20 (treasurer).  McCubbins has been involved in SGA since her […]

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Voices from the Crowd — Tom Brady: A leader NFL fans should look up to

Throughout the past two decades, there have always been three things that are certain in life: death, taxes and Tom Brady in the playoffs. My admiration for Tom Brady has only grown in my last nine years of watching football. When I was first introduced to the NFL by my uncle, he would rave about […]

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Wooster softball hopes for successful season

Chloe Burdette Sports Editor As the month of March nears, all athletic teams at Wooster begin to compete against opponents across the conference in the spring season. For the Wooster Fighting Scots softball team in particular, the month of March begins the start of a long journey filled with six a.m. practices, a spring break […]

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Green New Deal offers hope for the planet

The Green New Deal was fully released by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) on Feb 7., 2019 and is supported by multiple senators including Kamala Harris (CA), Elizabeth Warren (MA) and Cory Booker (NJ). It is an ambitious and wide reaching resolution, with resolution being the keyword. By making the Green New Deal a resolution, it becomes […]

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Take action against queerphobia

On Friday, Feb. 1, I had the unfortunate experience of being one of the first people to notice that the all-gender signs had been ripped from the bathroom doors. At first I wanted to trust in my naiveté and believe that the incident was somehow accidental. I texted a few friends who live on the […]

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