Archive | October, 2011

BITE-SIZED NEWS:

BITE-SIZED NEWS Zanesville resident releases exotic pets, takes own life In Zanesville, Ohio, Terry Thompson, 62, freed 56 wild animals on Oct. 18 before taking his own life. Authorities killed 49 of the animals, including 18 rare Bengal tigers and 17 lions, to protect the public. The lone monkey that had not been accounted for […]

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Security briefs- 10/4-10/10

Security briefs — 10/4 – 10/10 Informational 10/4 ­— 1:44 p.m. Hider House Suspect broke window while making her bed. Vandalism 10/7 ­— 7:33 a.m. Bissman Hall Someone shot off fire extinguisher.   10/8 ­— 11:40 p.m. Andrews Library ext. Suspect lifted SPS golf cart and broke part of it. 10/9 ­— 1:11 a.m. Compton […]

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Lead paint threat turns out insignificant

Lead paint threat turns out insignificant Ramsey Kincannon News Editor Before Fall Break, many students living in program houses were informed of the possibility of lead paint lining the walls of their program houses. They were requested to sign a form acknowledging that some of the houses built before 1978 could have been covered with […]

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Can Wooster’s facilities accommodate their students?

Can Wooster’s facilities accommodate their students? An examination of the College’s facilities and resources’ capacities Adriana Hoak Staff Writer Currently, The College of Wooster is working with facilities that are filled to capacity. “We are maxed out on mailboxes, if just one broke, there would be a problem.  The PEC was also built for a […]

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Safety awareness forum turns contentious

Safety awareness forum turns contentious Emily Timmerman Editor in Chief The College of Wooster’s Campus Council held an open forum Tuesday, Oct. 25 in Lowry Lobby, open to students, faculty, staff and administration.  Titled as a “Safety Awareness Forum,” discussion was initiated by Kevin Carpenter ’12, chair of campus council, and Hannah Haas ’12, president […]

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Campus drug abuse doubles

Campus drug abuse doubles Administration responds with “Safe, Sober, Smart” program Kris Fronzak & Emily Timmerman Editors in Chief To date, incidents of drug abuse on campus have more than doubled between the 2010 and 2011 calendar years. In particular, Security and Protective Services has seen an increase in marijuana use, though LSD and prescription […]

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