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This edition of the Wooster Voice was published February 28th, 1975. The Voice is a student run newspaper published at the College of Wooster. This issue headlines a piece in the ongoing debate in the religion department over ethics. This week's piece argues that ethics is an art, not a recipe. Also featured is a report on an increase in pledging, campus elections, and a sewage spillage in Bissman Hall. Page 2 is the opinion section and features a piece calling for an end to bottle smashing by fraternities on the grounds that the shattered glass presents a hazard to the campus. Also featured is a piece written by a gay student criticizing the previous week's piece arguing that gays are in need of mental health, not "liberation." Finally, there is a piece calling for more female representation and a piece calling for an end to departmental rivalries on campus. Page 3 also consists of opinions and continues pieces from page 2, and also has a piece calling for an end to "Hell Week," an annual Greek hazing event. Also featured is a second letter criticizing the previous week's letter on homosexuality and a piece arguing over the continuing argument of a dismissal of a Black Studies professor. Page 4 consists of continued opinion pieces and a third piece criticizing the gay letter from the previous week. Page 5 also features a letter criticizing the gay piece and a report on study abroad opportunities. Page 6 features a piece reviewing a performance of O'Neil's Long Day's Journey into Night and a piece criticizing the gay letter and calling for a better editorial policy at the Wooster Voice. Page 7 is the sports section, and page 8 consists entirely of an advertisement for an SR-50 TI calculator.

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The College of Wooster


Wooster, OH


No Copyright - United States


Religion Department, Wooster Voice Editorial Policy, SR-50 TI calculator, study abroad, pledging, campus elections, ethics, sewage spill, LGBTQIA+, Long Day's Journey into Night


Homophobia; Homosexuality; Homophobia in higher education; Hazing; College athletics; Advertisements; Calculator; College newspapers

The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 1975-02-28