If a person living in today”‘s American society were to travel 14 years into the past, the experience would be best comparable to an astronaut voyaging to a far-off alien planet.
There was a Clinton in the White House, the country’s economy was coming out of a recession rather than entering into one, and the only war in Iraq to date was the short-lived Gulf War a few years prior. Continue reading The beat goes on with revitalized Blues Traveler music
I turned 21 this summer and, experienced a quarter-life crisis.
Being broke, I was not able to purchase a red lamborghini or fly off to drown my sorrows in the Aegean sea. Instead, I went to the local bar and met Bob: a 70-year-old Vietnam veteran, and proud grandfather of 12, who will be celebrating his 50th wedding anniversary to his beloved wife Marge, come this December. Continue reading Spotlight
The College of Wooster art museum is currently home to over 100 newly acquired pieces of African art.
The art ranges from game boards and jewelry to ceremonial masks, pipes and stone carvings.
Donated by Milliam C. Mithoefer, a 1953 graduate of the college, the collection represents 11 African nations and 49 ethnic groups. Continue reading Art displayed in Ebert brings culture, history
The opportunity for summer study abroad is lightly advocated and underacknowledged here at Wooster. Students who study abroad hardly get recognition for the academic challenges they overcome once the spring term is finished. Continue reading Acknowledging students abroad
It’s been over half a month since Russia invaded Georgia in response to Georgia’s military offensive aimed at reclaiming the breakaway state of South Ossetia from its separatist fighters. Since then, the international community has mostly sided with Georgia, claiming that the Russian response to the Georgian fighting was disproportionate and aggressive. Continue reading One casualty of war: diplomacy
As the beginning of the 2008 cross country season approaches, both the men’s and women’s teams look to be in a position to have a very competitive season.
For the men’s team, five of the top seven runners are returning from last season this year, including senior Mark DeWine ’09. Despite its seventh-place finish at the North Coast Athletic Conference, Wooster has upheld a tradition of being one of the conference’s top cross country teams with ten top three finishes over a 24-year period. Continue reading Men’s and women’s cross country teams’ outlook is positive for a strong, competitive run at NCAC titles