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This edition of the Wooster Voice was published April 12th, 1974. The Voice is a student run newspaper published at the College of Wooster. This issue headlines the trials of two former Wooster students for extortion related to a kidnapping incident. Also featured is a speech given on campus by farm labor reform activist Cesar Chavez to explain his positions. Finally, a piece about legal troubles over the construction of a bar on campus details the failure of the College to get the required permits and permissions. Page 2 features a piece detailing what is expected coursework outside of the classroom, and how expectations of different departments vary. The other article is a piece extolling the virtues of meditation. Page 3 features commentary on the Academy Awards, a continuation of the meditation piece, and a piece of random "deep thoughts." Page 4 features a report on Greek Pledging and continued articles, as does page 5. Pages 6-7 is the sports section. Page 8 consists of an advertisement for a calculator.

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The College of Wooster


Wooster, OH


No Copyright - United States


Campus Speakers, pledging, Greek life, meditation, kidnapping, extortion, reform activist, Cesar Chavez, farm labor reform


Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; United Farm Workers of America; College newspapers; College athletics; Meditation

The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 1974-04-12