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Elephant and donkey throw down

Roosevelt versus Hoover. Kennedy versus Nixon. Bush versus Gore. Few presidential races in American history inspire the same kind of radically different images and ideals as the current election.

Sen. John McCain, a white 72-year-old former Navy pilot and war veteran visually and personally has very different characteristics to offer than 46-year-old black Harvard graduate and former community organizer, Sen. Barack Obama. Continue reading Elephant and donkey throw down

Sexuality support group founded by grad takes off

The College of Wooster already boasts help resources like the Learning Center, Information Technology and the Safety and Security Office. This fall, however, a new group will be providing an entirely different kind of support for Wooster students: a network of their peers who have volunteered to help others struggling with issues of sexuality. Continue reading Sexuality support group founded by grad takes off

Young scholars flourish

This summer, 19 first-year students were given the opportunity to test the waters of college life with a new program at The College of Wooster.

Emerging College Scholars is an initiative spearheaded by the Dean of Students and Faculty to bring new students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds onto the campus early and allow them to experience what it is like to live, learn, work and even socialize at Wooster. Continue reading Young scholars flourish

Meal plan uncertainties addressed

Wooster students have acquired some substantial food for thought this semester as the College puts into practice a variety of alterations to the meal plan for fall 2008 and beyond

“Student input was critical to make the creation of meal plan choices a priority for our administration,” said Director of Hospitality Services Chuck Wagers, citing specific requests from Wooster students on the subject in recent years. Continue reading Meal plan uncertainties addressed