As Tough for the Platonic as it is for the Romantic

Geoffrey Allen, Viewpoints Editor A couple days ago, I walked through the library trying to find my carrel for the first time (I know, I’m so late to the party as a senior). Just as I catch one of my close friends doing her work, I see another carrel, an empty one. This carrel, withContinue reading “As Tough for the Platonic as it is for the Romantic”

Scots Cross Country Impresses at All-Ohio Championships

Eliot Barrengos, Contributing Writer The Wooster Scots men’s and women’s cross country teams raced last Friday, Sept. 16 at the All-Ohio championships meet at Cedarville College. The race took place under the lights with a start time of 8:00 p.m. The men’s team ran an 8k championship course, finishing 10th among 13 Division III programs,Continue reading “Scots Cross Country Impresses at All-Ohio Championships”

Women’s Soccer Prevails in Close Contest with Westminster

Matthew McMorrough, Contributing Writer Our Fighting Scots women’s soccer team, following a close midweek home loss against Westminster just days before, took the pitch on Saturday, Sept. 17 against the Wilmington Quakers. The Scots bounced back, defeating Westminster 3-2 on their own turf and improving their record to 3-2-2. Sophomores led the way in thisContinue reading “Women’s Soccer Prevails in Close Contest with Westminster”

Bats head indoors as Ohio climate turns cold and hibernation begins

Caroline Ward, Science Editor At this point, most College of Wooster students have heard about, seen or perhaps even been bitten by a bat living in the bathroom or stairwell of their residence hall. The average student may wonder how and why these airborne mammals are finding their way in–after all, who would ever willinglyContinue reading “Bats head indoors as Ohio climate turns cold and hibernation begins”

Field Hockey Falls to Denison in first meeting

Langston Hood, Senior Sports Writer Spirits were high as the Wooster field hockey team kicked off an action-packed day on the turf with a matchup against the Denison College Big Red at John P. Papp Stadium. Swaths of alumni, young and old, propelled the Fighting Scots through a highly contentious meeting with the Big Red.Continue reading “Field Hockey Falls to Denison in first meeting”

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”

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”

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”

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”