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Storytelling enhances the Wooster experience

My time at Wooster has been defined by a deep engagement with storytelling. As an art history and English double major, an editor with The Wooster Voice and as a citizen of this community, I have learned so much in the past four years through stories, their value and the voices which shape them.  As […]

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Appreciate your own work

Are you proud of yourself? When was the last time that you allowed yourself a moment to appreciate the work that you do? And by “work,” I don’t just mean academics. Being proud of yourself is something that I have been thinking a lot about lately. As graduation grows ever closer, I have reflected a […]

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WARA’s abolition undermines equity

What do you call an active student group currently listed on the “Inactive Organizations” Wooster website? The Women’s Athletic and Recreation Association (WARA). Since early September of 2018, WARA has been spun into limbo, an active student organization effectively without a home or funding. If that sounds confusing, it’s probably because it is.  Up until […]

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Challenge your view of yourself in college

If you asked me four years ago what I thought my biggest regrets would be post-grad, the last thing I would have told you is that I wish I’d gone to more athletic events in college.  I had never been an athlete  — instead of playing outside, I did crafts with my mom as a […]

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Every moment is an opportunity

Getting into a college is a huge deal, but surviving is another issue that many do not anticipate. My first two years at the college were a mess. I could not focus on studying for a long enough time; I could not understand course readings; some of my professors hated my writing; my grades were […]

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Student actions determine Wooster’s future

Earlier this semester comedian Mamoudou N’Diaye ’14 was on campus speaking about his Wooster experience. He described his experience at Wooster as buffet-style: dabbling in this and that department, messing around with intramurals, participating in various student groups. He painted a picture of liberal arts as a time to explore and experiment, which got me […]

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