Students protest overturning of Roe v. Wade

Kaylee Liu, News Editor; Holly Shaum, Staff Writer Last Saturday, students held a Bans Off Our Bodies demonstration, protesting the overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022. The demonstration marked the three-month anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to overrule the constitutional right to abortion and to eliminate federal standards protecting abortion access.Continue reading “Students protest overturning of Roe v. Wade”

Campus Safety Cracks Down on Parking Locations

Ethan Sieber News Editor During the weekend of Sept. 24, many students at Tthe College of Wooster were greeted with the unpleasant sight of parking tickets issued to their cars. The majority of these tickets were issued to cars parked in the South parking lots. The issuance of these tickets comes in the wake ofContinue reading “Campus Safety Cracks Down on Parking Locations”

New year, same problem: Dining and libraries adjust to staff shortages

Departments hit by staffing shortages, leading to cuts in operation hours Samuel Boudreau Editor in Chief After an eventful 2021-22 academic year that saw increased entry-level hourly wages, calls for student and faculty dining staff volunteers, partnerships with multiple local food businesses and a contentious decision to outsource dining services to Creative Dining Services (CDS),Continue reading “New year, same problem: Dining and libraries adjust to staff shortages”

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”

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”

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”

Campus-Wide Mask Mandate Reinstated

Holly Shaum, Staff Writer On the afternoon of Sept. 13, College of Wooster students, staff and faculty received an update regarding the campus’ COVID-19 policies. The latest policy change is a return to a campus-wide mask mandate for all indoor public spaces until Sept. 20, at which time health measures will be reassessed. This countersContinue reading “Campus-Wide Mask Mandate Reinstated”

Queen Elizabeth II and The College of Wooster

Staff Report On Sept. 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor II passed away at the age of 96, surrounded by the Royal Family. To reflect on her legacy, the Voice looked through the archives to uncover past articles and stories regarding Her Majesty.  Voice Archives Dec. 12, 1952 Al Smith receives a letter backContinue reading “Queen Elizabeth II and The College of Wooster”

Black and Gold Weekend and local events guide for The College of Wooster community

Ethan Sieber, News Editor, and Colin Tobin, Managing Editor On The College of Wooster’s campus, the temperature is cooling down, the leaves are starting to turn and students are back to immersing themselves into their studies, which can only mean that Black and Gold weekend is right around the corner. The College’s annual alumni andContinue reading “Black and Gold Weekend and local events guide for The College of Wooster community”

Bat infestations and bites plague student residence buildings

Over 50 bats found in dorms and houses withoutair conditioning or recent renovations Samuel Boudreau – Editor in Chief At the end of her first week at The College of Wooster, Celena McCabe ’26 noticedan unusual mark on her leg. “I decided to check myself,” said McCabe, “and I saw aweird little mark.” She droveContinue reading “Bat infestations and bites plague student residence buildings”