Archive | October, 2019

Braveheart Invitational returns to Wooster

Ian Ricoy Sports Editor  Wooster quidditch hosted its first official tournament in over four years on Saturday, Sep. 28. The Wooster Scottish Nationals hosted seven other teams from Michigan, Ohio, New York and West Virginia for a great return of the sport to the College. The Nationals were coming off an improved season last year […]

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Biased reffing ruins football

Nick Gargaro I am by no means a fair weather fan, and I am not a complainer either. It would be easy to be perpetually upset being a diehard fan of the Detroit Lions in the second half of the 20th century, but a true fan always walks into a new season with a sense […]

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Swimming season off to challenging start

Ben Blotner Contributing Writer The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off their seasons at the Kenyon College Relay on Saturday, Oct. 19, with the men’s team placing fourth out of five teams and the women’s team finishing third. Each event featured at least an “A,” “B” and “C” team from each school, […]

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Athletic department inducts athletes into Hall of Fame

Chloe Burdette Managing Editor  On Saturday, Oct. 19, former College of Wooster athletes and former members of campus faculty were inducted into the W Association Hall of Fame. The seven who were inducted, consisting of five Wooster athletes from various sports, an athletic trainer and a coach, were all honored at a ceremony during the […]

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“2020” album is a bold commentary on the present

Andrew Kilbride Senior A&E Writer Making an album function as a commentary for the present can be a risky business. This isn’t to say that this is an invalid form of art. Rather, works defining a certain day and age risk becoming hodgepodge of references and cultural cues that don’t carry over to future generations. […]

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Gina Rodriguez’s “Apology” Falls Short

Korri Palmer One convenient feature of Twitter is ‘trending topics,’ because it allows us to witness culturally relevant events as they unfold. This past Tuesday’s trending topic surrounded Gina Rodriguez sharing a video of her singing along to Lauryn Hill’s infamous verse on the Fugees’ classic “Ready or Not.” The issue wasn’t the song or […]

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