Archive | April, 2019

Trump’s protectionism disadvantages everyone

When it comes to trade, Donald Trump is a protectionist. During his rise, he gained wide support by calling for a smaller trade deficit, meaning he wants the U.S. to export more and import less. But a basic understanding of economics shows that protectionism hurts the average American while only benefiting the heads of domestic […]

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QPoC wins $1,600 from Butts for Bucks

Eleanor Linafelt Chief Copy Editor With a landslide win of 242 votes, the student organization Queer People of Color (QPoC) received $1,600 from the department of theatre and dance’s Butts for Bucks program this year.  Butts for Bucks, which is in its fourth year, was the idea of Professor of Theatre and Dance Shirley Huston-Findley […]

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Yimam’s final sound-off: four years behind the mic

Chloe Burdette Sports Editor If you’ve ever been to a College of Wooster baseball game, or have passed by Art Murray Field on a spring day the last four years, you’ve most definitely heard the confident tones of a College of Wooster senior and the voice of the Fighting Scots. But who is the man […]

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International Student Orientation modified for future classes

Bijeta Lamichhane Contributing Writer This year, the College has modified International Student Orientation (ISO) by combining it with New Student Orientation (NSO). The changes will assist International Students in retaining information despite jet lag and will increase the interaction between incoming first years as a whole. “Since students are extremely jet lagged, there have been […]

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“Big Mouth” captures highs and lows of puberty with honesty

Elena Morey A & E Editor Netflix’s “Big Mouth,” created by Jennifer Flackett, Andrew Goldberg and Nick Kroll, is an animated show that crudely captures the horrors and triumphs of everyone’s favorite stage of life: puberty. Puberty is awkward, scary, anxiety-inducing, fun and something everyone has to go through. These elements are what ground the […]

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Wooster rugby reminisces on team accomplishments

Laura Haley Chief Copy Editor The College of Wooster women’s rugby team had a very successful season. The team plays two seasons every school year — one in the fall and one in the spring. During the fall season the team plays 15 a side while in the spring, seven a side. “For rugby, the […]

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