Field hockey team drops two on road trip to N.Y.

During the opening weekend of the 2008 field hockey season, it was the Scots’ suffocating defense that enabled them to come away with opening wins against Transylvania University and Centre College. This past weekend, the Scots’ offense shouldered more of the load, but the defense struggled in two close losses on an eastern road swing to New York. Continue reading Field hockey team drops two on road trip to N.Y.

Student lends help to Kenyan cause

I have always been aware of the fact that Kenya has a high unemployment rate, and how this unemployment can easily lead to people finding themselves in desperate situations despite their credentials. But much of my understanding was still somewhat abstract until I became involved in a program called the LifeWorks Partnership Trust and got to talk to people whose lives have been negatively impacted by living-wage employment. Continue reading Student lends help to Kenyan cause

Campus organizations prepare for the polls

As November’s presidential election draws nearer, members of political parties become more fervent in their efforts to influence the minds of those going to the polls. Many such political activists are students here on campus.

Included in the key groups within this realm of influence are the College Democrats and Students for Barack Obama on the liberal side, and College Republicans on the more conservative side of the political spectrum. Continue reading Campus organizations prepare for the polls

Members of the class of 2012 prove lively and involved

As students and professors settle in to new classes and the habits of a new year, 515 new students are experiencing The College of Wooster for the first time – the members of the class of 2012.

Most of the first-years arrived on campus Wednesday, Aug. 21 for First-Year Orientation. The theme this year was “Fill in Your Future” and was Mad-Lib-based. Orientation events were much the same as they’ve been in the past, but some new events have been instated, such as an orientation swing dance. In addition, the vast majority of the class signed the Wooster Ethic in a ceremony that has only recently become part of the orientation agenda. Continue reading Members of the class of 2012 prove lively and involved

Rajmohan Gandhi discusses tolerance in Cleveland

On Sunday, Sept. 7, Professor of Religious Studies Ishwar Harris organized a trip to Cleveland to see Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s grandson Rajmohan Gandhi speak at the Olivet Institutional Baptist Church. Many of the students who attended are currently enrolled in Harris’ class, “The Life and Thought of Gandhi.” Continue reading Rajmohan Gandhi discusses tolerance in Cleveland

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