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Professor of Geology receives grant

Professor of Geology Greg Wiles has recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation, which will allow him to continue his ongoing research of global climate change through the study of tree rings in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska. This research, done in collaboration with the U.S. Army, Columbia University, and the National Park Service, aims to establish a more detailed tree ring chronology, specifically focusing on patterns of temperature change in the past. Continue reading Professor of Geology receives grant

Annex closed this year

The Holden Annex ó dilapidated residence hall or the quintessential Wooster experience?† Can it be both?† Ryan Radtke í10, a Senior and former Resident Assistant. of the hall seems to think so.† In his experience, it was mutual misery that brought not only the students of the first-year hall, but also the R.A.s closer than any other housing on campus.† ìItís a shame itís closed” Radtke claims, ìbut the reasons are understandable.” Continue reading Annex closed this year

Chaos ensues at first UG party

The opening dance party of the Underground suffered ìuncharacteristically disorderly conduct” from the students, said Julia Zimmer, assistant director of student activities. Several students were injured, including Undeground Manager Elizabeth Birchfield í11, whose rib was broken.

ìWe were prepared for the first week back, but we were not prepared for how many people showed up and how they acted,” said Birchfield. ìWe were shocked that they couldnít handle simple kindergarten rules like staying in line. It was like herding cattle.” Continue reading Chaos ensues at first UG party

Wooster alum has directorial debut

Wooster alumnus Duncan Jones, ë95, has recently entered the limelight with the release of his critically acclaimed feature legnth, ìMoon.” Earlier this week Jones was gracious enough to take time out of his busy schedule to reconnect with Wooster students, and participated in a phone interview with The Voice. Below is a transcript of the interview, which offers encouraging insight into how the Wooster experience can impact oneís future in positive and unexpected ways.
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