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The headline article of this edition of the Wooster Voice is on the subject of food rationing for Wooster students. The student body was given the opportunity to sign a petition that would support the demand of food rationing. The desire to ration food at the college is born from the food problem and starvation that was happening overseas (in Europe) at the time. The post-war climate in Europe caused students to take into consideration the needs of the less fortunate. One of the suggestions of the petition is that once a week, the cafeteria serves a less expensive meal, such as a casserole and a salad, instead of a full meal. Another suggestion was to serve less bread during meals, specifically to the women. The petition explains that this will save money that can be given to the senate/student government to send to communities in need in war-ravaged Europe. On the second page, there are multiple letters to the editor from Wooster students. On the third page, there is an announcement of a Wooster victory against Otterbein in a baseball game. Finally, the issue ends with multiple advertisements from numerous local businesses.

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The College of Wooster


Wooster, OH


No Copyright - United States


students, government, petition, rationing, food rationing, post-war, donations, academics, education, college, athletics, baseball, advertisements


Student government--Elections; College student government--Elections; Student Government; College student government; Petitions; Rationing; Post-war world; Endowments

The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 1946-04-25