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Student representatives discuss housing changes CDEIO hosts townhall following hate incidents College honors 30th anniversary of Galpin Takeover
 

Student representatives discuss housing changes

Waverly Hart Editor in Chief On Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7:00 p.m., an information session was held about proposed changes to on-campus service houses with representatives from service houses as well as Director of Experiential Learning and Community Engagement Nate Addington, Director of Residence Life Nathan Fein and Housing Coordinator Carly Jones. The meeting served […]

College takes actions to strengthen campus safety

Savannah Sima Contributing Writer Following the open forum with Security and Protective Services (SPS) hosted by Campus Council (CC) on Oct. 27, and the two hate incidents that targeted members of the College, Dean of Students Scott Brown sent an email to the campus community with an up- date on some introductory mea- sures to […]

CDEIO hosts townhall following hate incidents

Samuel Casey News Editor On Wednesday, Oct. 23, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer (CDEIO) Ivonne M. Gar- cía hosted a townhall in Lean Lec- ture Hall to provide an update on the 2017 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (DEISP) which, according to an email sent by García, “provided that The College of Wooster […]

College honors 30th anniversary of Galpin Takeover

 Desi LaPoole Editor in Chief Black and Gold Weekend is a special time of the year when alumni return to campus to relive their time as Wooster students, and this year’s homecoming marked the anniversary of one of the most consequential student movements in the College’s history. 2019 is the 30th anniversary of the Galpin […]

Students celebrate installation of peace pole

 Desi LaPoole Editor in Chief  The College of Wooster celebrated the installation of its own peace pole with a dedication ceremony held on Friday, Sep. 27 at Babcock Hall. According to Audrey VanderVelde ’20, co-president of Amnesty International, “A peace pole is a physical pole — ours has the eight most spoken languages at the […]

College hosts dialogue on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Ellie Kahn Features Editor On Thursday, Nov. 7, Lean Lecture Hall was filled with students and community members to hear from Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger, an Israeli settler, and Shadi Abu Awwad, a Palestinian activist. Schlesinger and Abu Awwad are both integral members of “Roots-Shorashim-Judur,” a Palestinian-Israeli initiative founded in 2014. Officially abbreviated as “Roots,” the […]

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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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Veterans Day brings us together as American citizens

Marina Roski The term “American” does not only pertain to naturally born citizens; it is about being a part of a people that believe in certain values. The value of freedom in all forms transcends any other identities. When the 2,977 individuals lost their lives in the terror attacks of 9/11, deaths were not counted […]

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