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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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American naturalization is as much pain as it is triumph

Natalia Parra On the car ride to my oath ceremony, my mentality was only that of getting in and out as fast as possible so that I could just get this whole “citizenship thing” over with. I didn’t stop to think about the countless years my family struggled to get to this point, be- cause […]

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Neglect of service houses highlights underinvestment in students

Maggie Dougherty At the beginning of this semester, the members of my house had a whole host of issues with housing. To avoid diving into all the details of it, I’ll just say that it essentially boils down to problems of overcrowding in our house. However, my complaint isn’t with over- crowding itself, it’s with the way […]

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Reliance on temporary faculty positions jeopardizes strength of advising

Megan Fisher I believe that when evaluating a college or university, one of the most important factors to consider is the quality of teaching and mentorship. Being a junior in college and having friends at many other schools, I wholeheartedly believe that The College of Wooster has some of the best professors. Whether they are […]

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ResLife’s apathy hurts students

Mai Fukuhara The reason I am writing is not because something special or extraordinary happened to me, but because of an occurance that is common amongst Wooster students. At the beginning of my first semester in college, my living situation seemed to be going well. However, since around the middle of the semester, I started […]

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Lowry renovations are tone-deaf to student values

Tristan Donohoe There has been a recent announcement of a complete renovation of Lowry Center. What will be “one of the most consequential projects at Wooster,” in the words of Dean Scott Brown, at best contradicts the College’s values as an educational institution, and at worst snubs the students and staff who currently embody it. […]

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