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This edition of the Wooster Voice was published April 4th, 1968. The Voice is a student run newspaper published at the College of Wooster. This issue headlines student reactions to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., noted civil rights leader, a report on student activity for the upcoming Mock Republican Activity, and a report on the support of the faculty for Wooster President Dr. J. Grushal's nomination of Dr. Fred Cropp as Dean of the College. Dr. Cropp had been acting Dean ever since the death of Dr. Howard Lowry the previous year, 1967. Page 2 is the opinion section, and consists of letters debating the pros and cons of appointing Dr. Cropp as Dean. Most of the arguments come down to weighing the need for fresh insight from elsewhere, versus continuation of Wooster tradition, which Dr. Cropp as a member of Wooster Faculty represents. Page 3 features the awarding of an Honorable Mention in the Best Weekly class of student Newspaper to the Wooster Voice. Also featured is a report on Urban Studies as offered at the College of Wooster, and a piece on a memorial for Dr. Howard Lowry, former president of the College of Wooster. Pages 4-5 consist of miscellaneous campus schedule updates and continued pieces. Page 6 is the sports section.

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The College of Wooster


Wooster, OH


No Copyright - United States


Dr. Howard Lowry, Dr. J. Grushal, Dr. Fred Cropp, assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Rights Activist, Mock Republican Activity


Blacks--Segregation; Riots; King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968; Assassination; College newspapers; Advertisements

The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 1968-04-19