William J. Robertson Nature Preserve connects locals to the outdoors

Jonathan Logan, Science Editor Mayor William Robertson, Jim Trogdon of Rittman, Ohio, and I, Jonathan Davis Logan, drive up to the water’s edge in a new electric golf cart. We stand on the shore of one of 13 ponds that cover the roughly 200-acre area now known as the William J. Robertson Nature Preserve. JustContinue reading “William J. Robertson Nature Preserve connects locals to the outdoors”

Scotlight: Features Editors

Can you introduce yourself?  Emilie: Hey! I am Emilie Eustace, a junior Psychology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies double major. I use she/her pronouns. I am from Pioneer, OH.  Emma: Hi! My name is Emma Shinker. I use she/her pronouns and I am a junior English and History double major. I am from LewisContinue reading “Scotlight: Features Editors”

A Weekend That Never Disappoints: Black and Gold

Sara Wesolek, Contributing Writer Emilie Eustace, Features Editor The sun shone, bagpipes blared and a community gathered. This past weekend, the Wooster campus was full of alumni, parents and families during the annual Black and Gold Weekend festivities. This is always an incredible time for members of The College of Wooster community to gather togetherContinue reading “A Weekend That Never Disappoints: Black and Gold”

College struggles to retain tenure-tracked faculty, raising concerns

Ethan Sieber, News Editor As the 2022 fall semester got underway, many students saw a surprising number of new faces leading their departments. Staffing and labor shortages are problems that the entire United States has had to contend with since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and The College of Wooster is no stranger toContinue reading “College struggles to retain tenure-tracked faculty, raising concerns”

Badfinger- A Band Troubled Through Time

Zach Napora Trigger Warning – Suicide Badfinger, originally named The Ivies, started as one of the best and most promising British groups of the late 60s. They were the first band ever signed to the Beatles’ Apple Records label and they enjoyed the patronage and mentorship of the legendary group early in their career. TheirContinue reading “Badfinger- A Band Troubled Through Time”

Students share their perspectives on COVID-19 Isolation amid outbreak

Holly Shaum, Staff Writer As COVID-19 cases drop throughout the county, the College eases their mask mandates in the majority of campus spaces. According to the College’s community task-force, the campus’ daily positivity rate is 1.5%, and the weekly positivity rate for campus was 2.7% from Sept. 11 to Sept. 17. Due to these positivityContinue reading “Students share their perspectives on COVID-19 Isolation amid outbreak”

Cracking the Seal on Ebert Art Center’s Display of Containers

Elizabeth Heatwole, Contributing Writer The Ebert Art Center’s latest exhibition, titled “Contained: The Art of Holding it Together,” centers around objects that hold the pieces of daily life. Sourced entirely from Wooster’s own art collection, “Contained” explores society’s relationship with containers through social, economic and cultural perspectives.  Bowls, plates, tea kettles and chests are displayedContinue reading “Cracking the Seal on Ebert Art Center’s Display of Containers”

Six cars vandalized on campus in two-day span

Samuel Boudreau, Editor in Chief If you have a car on campus, make sure to lock your doors. From Sept. 12 to Sept. 13, campus safety received six incident reports of items taken from unlocked cars, broken car windows and “unlocked cars rummaged through [but] nothing taken,” according to Campus Safety. “It is unclear ifContinue reading “Six cars vandalized on campus in two-day span”

Men’s Soccer Falls in Close Contest with Westminster

Eliot Barrengos, Contributing Writer The fifth game of the men’s soccer season did not end in a victory, but the Fighting Scots remained resilient. The Scots, who entered the day looking to secure their first victory of the year, played a close game that seemed, at one moment, like it had the makings of aContinue reading “Men’s Soccer Falls in Close Contest with Westminster”