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Practice healthy habits with your phone

College life encourages us to be productive machines shitting out perfect essays and problem sets and thorough readings of essays and articles. If, miraculously, all our academic to-dos are completed, countless teams, clubs, jobs and other organizations grasp for our time and energy. We also need to maintain a social life and keep occasional contact […]

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The Wooster experience can be magical

The other day while cleaning my room, to avoid I.S. and the outside world, I was listening to a podcast called Reply All. On this particular episode, comedian Jason Mantzoukas was talking about his embarrassing, and I dare say, endearing love for Harry Potter. He went on to say how the books bring him comfort […]

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Combating imposter syndrome

Imposter syndrome is the idea that you’ve only succeeded due to luck and not because of your talent or qualifications. It has been discovered that 70 percent of people have experienced these feelings at their workplace or in their academic environment. If you feel like this describes you, you are not alone. I want to […]

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Cultivate your own Wooster traditions

One of the reasons students can feel a sense of excitement when spring break ends is the shenanigans that come with seeing seniors celebrating the completion of their Independent Studies. The parade of students walking, scootering, piggyback riding through the Arch screaming and cheering as they bask in their accomplishment brings the campus together to […]

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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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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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