Midterms walk-to-vote event supports local elections

Alex Nathanson, Contributing Writer In a country where decades of judicial precedent can be seemingly overruled in one night and a group of so-called “voting officials” can overrule the popular vote, it can be difficult to feel that our democratic system works at all. Considering this trepidation, why are the 2022 midterm elections projected toContinue reading “Midterms walk-to-vote event supports local elections”

“Promises:” Saxophonist Pharaoh Sanders’ final masterpiece

Ian MacLaughlin, Contributing Writer On Mar. 26, 2021, legendary jazz saxophone player Pharaoh Sanders released a collaborative album with electronic producer Floating Points and the London Symphony Orchestra. It has been widely regarded as one of the best albums of the year and the greatest of Sanders’ albums since his recordings in the 60s andContinue reading ““Promises:” Saxophonist Pharaoh Sanders’ final masterpiece”

Annual BSA Ball Showcases Wooster’s Black Joy

Micah Morrow, Contributing Writer On Saturday, Oct. 22, the Black Students Association (BSA) held the annual BSA Ball which recognizes and celebrates Wooster’s Black students. This recognition and celebration was truly emphasized through the theme of this year’s event: Black Joy. Knowlton Commons, the space in which the event was held, was beautifully decorated inContinue reading “Annual BSA Ball Showcases Wooster’s Black Joy”

Sustainability Season: Carving Wooster-Grown Squash

Ellen McAllister, Creative Editor It was a crisp fall day filled with student-grown squash, hot apple cider, Lerch’s Donuts, paint and glitter—all the makings of the first annual Squash Carving Social held by the Environmental Studies Department on Friday, Oct. 21. Professors and students of various majors came together to carve squash and spend timeContinue reading “Sustainability Season: Carving Wooster-Grown Squash”

Field Hockey Falls to Marian University 4-1

Zach Napora, Contributing Writer The Fighting Scots field hockey team faced a tough opponent last Sunday as they lost to Marian University 4-1 at John P. Papp Stadium. Wooster went down early, with Marian’s (4-2) Allyson Nichols ’26 finding the net in the 20th minute. The Sabres doubled their lead just six minutes later, thisContinue reading “Field Hockey Falls to Marian University 4-1”

Wooster XC Competes at Muskingum Invitational

Eliot Barrengos, Contributing Writer Wooster’s Fighting Scots raced on Saturday morning, Oct. 1, in the Muskingum Invitational 8K race, held at Muskingum University.  Will Callender ’25 continued his strong fall season crossing the finish line in first place among all men’s runners with a time of 26 minutes and 54.6 seconds. In doing so, CallenderContinue reading “Wooster XC Competes at Muskingum Invitational”

Women’s Soccer Fires on All Cylinders to Defeat Oberlin 4-2

Langston Hood, Senior Sports Writer The Fighting Scots women’s soccer team opened conference play on Saturday, Oct. 1 against one of the more obscure mascots in the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), as they welcomed the Oberlin Yeowomen to Carl Dale Field. The Yeowomen were riding high off a three-game winning streak and boasted anContinue reading “Women’s Soccer Fires on All Cylinders to Defeat Oberlin 4-2”

The Dining Hall and its Staff Deserve Better

I love food. I love to eat what is made for me, but I also enjoy preparing filling meals to fuel my training (without breaking the budget!) and making a tasty dish for my friends. Though I enjoy preparing meals on occasion, I appreciate that I am able to go to campus dining for theContinue reading The Dining Hall and its Staff Deserve Better

A Fall-themed Q&A with Wooster’s Science Editor

Caroline Ward, Science & Environment Editor Why do leaves change colors? During the spring and summer, leaves serve as food-making factories, creating energy for the growth of their host tree through the process of photosynthesis. Leaf cells contain chlorophyll (the chemical that gives them their green hue), which extracts energy from absorbed sunlight. This energyContinue reading “A Fall-themed Q&A with Wooster’s Science Editor”