Martin Luther King Day Commemorates His Legacy

Speakers highlight “the fierce urgency of now” and urge students to take action Gianna Hayes News Editor Last week, the College of Wooster celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and remembered the lasting impact he had in the Civil Rights movement as well as in individuals, especially those struggling to find their voice. Leading upContinue reading “Martin Luther King Day Commemorates His Legacy”

A Tale of Two Committees

One of journalism’s greatest attributes is its ability to be a comparative craft. In investigative reporting, I always enjoyed the opportunity to compare institutional documents that focused on the same moment in time. It is often through discrepancies between documents where the truth slowly emerges in the journalistic pursuit.  In this spirit, I want toContinue reading “A Tale of Two Committees”

BFFF: Best Furry Friend Forever

Martha My Dear Ellen McAllister ’24 My dog Martha, our cute quarantine pup It took my parents a while to say “yup” Annie kept sending pictures to group chat Until we finally found the one that We were allowed to visit and hold My sister hoped she wouldn’t be sold We walked in with aContinue reading “BFFF: Best Furry Friend Forever”

Men’s Basketball Defeats DePauw, Improves to 4-1

Thomas Pitney, Sports Editor On Saturday, Dec. 3, the Wooster men’s basketball team traveled to Greencastle, Indiana to face off against the DePauw University Tigers. DePauw represented one of the biggest challenges for the Scots this season, as the Tigers entered this match with an overall record of 7-1 and a conference record of 1-0.Continue reading “Men’s Basketball Defeats DePauw, Improves to 4-1”

My Thoughts on “House of the Dragon”: It is a Den of Disappointment

Content Warning: The following viewpoint makes mention of sexual assault and violence against women Judith Topham, Contributing Writer Like many people, I tuned in every Sunday to watch “House of the Dragon” this fall. I was excited and apprehensive about returning to the world of Westeros after the disastrous end to “Game of Thrones.” However,Continue reading “My Thoughts on “House of the Dragon”: It is a Den of Disappointment”

Women’s Basketball Falls in Close Road Contest

Miles Rochester, Sports Editor On Saturday, Dec. 3, Wooster’s women’s basketball team hit a slight bump in the road, as they fell to the home team — the University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg Bobcats — by a score of 70-58. Although the Scots put on a strong performance early on against Greensburg, they were unable to capitalizeContinue reading “Women’s Basketball Falls in Close Road Contest”

The Morals and Ethics of Keeping a Mummy

Izzie Corley, Contributing Writer The College of Wooster owns a mummy. We own a dead body as property. I was ruminating on this fact, and especially whether I thought this fact was okay, when I attended the lecture on the background of our mummy ownership, and saw her on display myself.  Using human remains asContinue reading “The Morals and Ethics of Keeping a Mummy”

Scots Swim and Dive Stands Out at Wooster Invitational

Langston Hood, Senior Sports Writer The Wooster swim and dive team played host to nine different institutions at the Wooster Invitational from Dec. 1 through Dec. 3. From Thursday to Saturday, competitors, coaches and fans filled both Wooster High School’s Ellen Shapiro Natatorium and the College’s Timken Natatorium. The University of the Cumberlands, PennWest UniversityContinue reading “Scots Swim and Dive Stands Out at Wooster Invitational”

RSL Celebrate the Holiday Season for All

Holly Shaum, Staff Writer On Saturday, Dec. 3, Religious and Spiritual Life (RSL) hosted an event called “(W)Inter Religious Holidays Festival” to celebrate a wide range of holidays and observances taking place between December and mid-January. The event took place in Knowlton Commons with RSL members educating their fellow Wooster students on Buddhism, Judaism, CatholicismContinue reading “RSL Celebrate the Holiday Season for All”

The Power of Eating Simply at Woo’s Soup and Bread

Gianna Hayes, Contributing Writer As Wooster changes with the seasons, the blustery days beckon us inside to enjoy apple ciders and hot chocolates. Sure, we could head to Boo Bears, Knowlton Cafe or MacLeod’s coffee shop/convenience store, but besides these lovely locales with coffee to keep our hands warm, there are Wednesdays at Kittredge DiningContinue reading “The Power of Eating Simply at Woo’s Soup and Bread”