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Where did the diplomacy go in Kashmir?

Saeed Husain Political leaders jailed, communication services blocked, curfews imposed, extra soldiers deployed and a constitution suspended. Welcome to the next global displacement. In an utter lack of diplomatic principles, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, revoked Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. This article gave provisions to residents of the Muslim majority state of […]

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Law changes are endangering lives

Olivia Proe Almost a year ago, my sixth- grade teacher Aisha Fraser was murdered by her husband Lance Mason — a success- ful Cleveland politician and Wooster graduate. Her death rocked our community, but it didn’t come as a surprise. His abusive behaviors were public knowledge by 2014, and he was sentenced to two years […]

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Sacrificing the golf course is necessary to improve student experience

Samuel Casey I’m sure people attend The College of Wooster for countless reasons — good financial aid, amazing architecture (e.g. McGaw), gourmet food, good financial aid—butI came here for a very specific reason: free golf. When I visited Wooster, I was shocked to learn that there was a nine-hole golf course adjacent to campus where […]

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Recognize your own evolution even as home stays the same

Georgina Tierney I’ve figured out time travel, and it’s honestly pretty simple. You don’t need a mad scientist, or some sort of blinking technological monstrosity to zap you back in time. Specifically in the spirit of this view- point, you don’t even need a Time Turner or David Tennant swanning around in a phone booth. […]

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Political ideology represents more than innocuous opinons

Sierra Foltz Certainly there is an argument to be had in favor of diversity of thought. It’s hard to disagree that allowing only one voice to prevail consistently and perpetuating one narrative, unquestioned, is not only bad on the intellectual front, but also potentially dangerous for those voices being silenced. However, the reverse can also […]

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Neoliberalism robs Latin Americans of equality and dignity

Alberto Peralta At a Glance: Understanding the Effects of Neoliberalism in Latin America Latin American politics are difficult to dissect and thoroughly understand due to their complex nature. To understand what Latin America is today, it is important to understand a brief history of Latin America. Latin American politics are so difficult to understand because […]

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