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The opening speaks about the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Scholarship Fund, put in place to help welcome more students of color to the Wooster campus. Students have become increasingly concerned about the dominance of white, anglo-saxon students at the school. This is one of many solutions they have begun coming up with. Two photographs illustrate student and administration concern with the paths students make themselves through the landscaping, instead of using the paths created by the College. The Student Government Association is looking forward to a new a board, as elections are coming up and viable candidates are already advertising. There is a new coffee house planned for the campus. The Voice applauds the focus on the Lincoln Memorial Scholarship fund, as there are currently only 12 "Negro" [sic] students currently attending the school. A student columnist reflects upon the current governmental situation in Ghana. Nkrumah was recently ousted. This situation is compared and contrasted with additional recent political unrest in Africa. The Wooster wrestling team did well at the recent Ohio Conference Championships. There is an advertisement for an upcoming performance by the Supremes at Denison University Gymnasium. President Lowry writes a piece praising the survival of the small liberal arts college. There is a large advertisement for flights with Eastern Airlines.

Publication Date

3-11-1966

Publisher

The College of Wooster

City

Wooster, OH

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Keywords

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Scholarship Fund, african-american students, diversity, grounds and maintenance, Student Government Association, Ghana, Africa politics, Kwame Nkrumah, wrestling, Ohio Conference Championships, The Supremes, Denison University, Eastern Airlines, advertisments

Subject

African American college students--Scholarships, fellowships, etc,; Multiculturalism; College environment; College student government; Ghana--Politics and government; College sports; Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972; Supremes (Musical group); Denison University; Eastern Air Lines

The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 1966-03-11

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