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This issue of the Wooster Voice features the decision by the Eighth Section to abolish "Hell Week," the school's pledging week for Greek organizations and the abolishment of "forced degrading behavior." Also featured is the personal risk the College of Wooster's chaplain Beverly Asbury was personally undertaking by going to the segregated South and participating in efforts to register black voters. Other articles include the Dean's list, upcoming theatre productions in Wooster, and officer elections in the Young Republicans. Page 2 features a piece extolling the effort and work done by Beverly Asbury and organizations in the work to register black voters in Mississippi, a piece from an alumni calling for student participation in the Civil Rights Movement, and a call for more student candidates in student government elections, and a piece condemning the rejection of a foreign aid package in Congress. Page 3 features a local poll on black Woosterite's views on discrimination in Wooster businesses and in the local area, the publication of a Wooster literary magazine, and a description of an upcoming Wooster in Austria and Vienna study abroad program. Page 4 features a report on the White Australia policy and the views shaping the debate in light of Indonesia's recent acquisition of Borneo and the Western half of New Guinea, a report on college libraries in the United States, and faculty changes at the College of Wooster. Page 5 is the sports page. Page 6 features a report on the role of churches in the Civil Rights Movement, the continuation of the Dean's List, and advertisements.

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The College of Wooster


Wooster, OH


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Wooster Milestone, Civil rights movement, College fraternities, College sororities, College sorority members, United States--Race relations, Goldwater, Barry, 1938-, College fraternity members, Hell Week, Dean's List, study abroad, discrimination


Civil rights movement; College fraternities; College sororities; College sorority members; United States--Race relations; Goldwater, Barry, 1938-; College fraternity members; College athletics; Study abroad; Discrimination

The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 1964-03-06