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This issue of the Wooster Voice features a lecture given in defense of poetry as an art form, a report on the installation of a statue of Abraham Lincoln after Wooster granted the deceased president an honorary degree, and a report on record numbers of students attaining the Dean's List. Page 2 features a piece condemning the College's consideration to harshen the policy on premarital pregnancies that were conceived by Wooster students, at the time an automatic two semester suspension, a piece calling for American citizens using forms of welfare to be aware of how their particular form of welfare effects the nation as a whole when voting. Page 3 features a number of student replies to a lecture given denouncing Playboy Magazine in the Chapel services, a critique of the mandatory chapel attendance, and a criticism of the Eisenhower administration for its handling of the economy. Page 4 features a report on missionary activity done over break for the College, and a report on the US Civil Service. Page 5 is the sports section. Page 6 contains the Dean's List, continued articles, and advertisements.

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The College of Wooster


Wooster, OH


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Cold War, chapels, Abraham Lincoln, statue, honorary degree, Dean's List, premarital pregnancies, punishment, Playboy magazine, Eisenhower


Cold War; chapels (rooms or structures); Pregnancy; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--In literature; honorary degrees; College athletics; Advertisements; College newspapers; Playboy magazine

The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 1963-09-27