Archive | February, 2019

Wooster must commit to economic justice

Wooster is no stranger to change. Over the past 200 years, the town has gone from frontier village to regional hub of 26,000 people; after 100 years of being wed to conservative Christian sensibilities, the College took bold steps to modernize in the 1960s, this transformation heralded by the construction of McGaw Chapel. With how […]

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The Scene – “Heard it in a Past Life”: Strength through change

Maggie Rogers’ album “Heard it in a Past Life” debuted at no. 2 on the Billboard 200 in the week of Feb. 2. It is Rogers’ first full-length studio album and details Rogers’ life since gaining fame in 2016 from a master class she participated in with Pharell Williams. The album is full of complex, […]

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Student groups prepare for Board of Trustees meeting

Bijeta Lamichhane  Contributing Writer On Thursday, Feb. 28, representatives from different student organizations at the College will be speaking in front of the Board of Trustees at the Student Development Meeting (SDM). The meeting provides the student body — specifically the students involved in these organizations — with the opportunity to directly present any questions […]

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Celebrate for those who cannot

Dear America. Land of the Free. Home of the Brave. Where every life matters, right? Or maybe, not so much.  See, Miss America you’ve brought me so much yet taught me so little. So little worth knowing. So little worth sharing. The only thing I’ve learned really is how to stop caring. Caring for those […]

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Minecraft is an underrated creative platform

L.J. Martin Contributing Writer Minecraft, following a massive uptick in overall popularity following its acquisition by Microsoft — related in no small part to its expanded cross-platform compatibility  —  is regarded by many as a game first and foremost for children. This is, however, more a recent development in the game’s accessibility and marketing, rather […]

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Wooster Swimming ends season with a splash

Cat Baker Contributing Writer Fighting Scots men’s and women’s swim and dive teams finished out their season with a splash this past weekend at the NCAC Championships. The women’s team finished in fourth place, with Kenyon, Denison and DePauw in first, second and third, respectively. The men’s team swam into fifth place, with Denison, Kenyon, […]

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