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This edition of the Wooster Voice was published December 9th, 1966. The Voice is a student run newspaper published at the College of Wooster. This issue headlines the donation of $750,000 (~$5.5 million in 2018) for the construction of a new physical education center from the Timken Foundation of Canton. Also featured is the suspension of the mandatory church attendance policy, never to be reinstated. The construction of new dormitories is also announced. It is recommended that all seniors receive car permits from the Car Committee. Page 2 features a piece exploring Arab nationalism in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, a fundraiser for Wooster's black scholarship fund, the Abraham Lincoln Scholarship Committee, and a piece decrying low membership at a town hall style meeting between administration and students. Page 3 features preparations for the upcoming 100th anniversary of Wooster, along with short biographies of notable figures in the history of the College. Page 4 features more opinion pieces, some heavily criticizing the college for its awards of too many honorary degrees, and a piece criticizing low attendance at educational events and attributing it to failure of faculty to reschedule exams and other academic responsibilities during the speeches. Page 5 is the sports section, and page 6 consists of continued articles and advertisements.

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The College of Wooster


Wooster, OH


No Copyright - United States


Abraham Lincoln Scholarship Committee, Timken Foundation of Canton, Church Attendance Policy, donation, new dormitories, car permit, car committee


Fund raising; African Americans--Scholarships, fellowships, etc; Christianity; Arab-Israeli conflict; College newspapers; College athletics; Advertisments

The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 1966-12-09