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Graduating senior comments on the vandalism that was recently directed towards Dean of Students Deb Myers

Hunt criticizes offenders as “‘local’ revolutionaries”

New voter ID state policy threatens students and minority populations’ right to vote

Chloe Stuber, ’11 Do you have a driver’s license? Does it show your current NC address and name? If you answered no to either of these questions, you will not eligible to vote in person in any upcoming elections if a new voter identification bill is passed by NC legislature. In March of 2009, NC [...]

Anarcho-Primitivism and Christianity: Ecological Imperatives beyond Belief

Dave Grace, junior There are ample resources for criticism of christianity as anti-ecological based on the development of the historical form of the Church, implicitly and explicitly espousing a message of Earth domination with the disembodied belief in an otherworldly future, in as much as it has been aligned with industrial forces. This brand of [...]

Open Letter to Dean of Students

Approved by the Student Caucus As students and a body representing the student voice of the college, we rise with concern and disappointment regarding the recent decisions made in the Student Life Office. We are less concerned about the decisions themselves and more that students have not been adequately involved in the decision-making process. This [...]

Letter from departing RISE director Kelly Kelbel

Dear Warren Wilson Community, I have been grappling with how to write a thank you letter to several hundred people, one that captures how I really feel about this place and how I feel about you. It is so hard to say goodbye. I’ve spent hours in my office with seniors not quite ready to [...]

Our bodies, our voices, our choices

Take a stand against H.R. 1 and H.R. 3

A response to ADD Agnostic

Julia Page, senior I appreciated your decision to publish an anonymous article about the stigma attached to having a diagnosis of, and taking medication prescribed for, ADHD. Like the author of that piece, I have ADHD and have been taking Concerta off and on, in various dosages, since I was in high school. I like [...]

Wilson fans need to be more supportive and less vulgar

Professor responds to poor behavior seen at athletic events

Response to ADD Editorial

Julia Page, ’11 I appreciated your decision to publish an anonymous article about the stigma attached to having a diagnosis of, and taking medication prescribed for, ADHD. Like the author of that piece, I have ADHD and have been taking Concerta off and on, in various dosages, since I was in high school. I like [...]

Coffee!

We need more of it in a larger variety, of a better quality and more frequently.

Brock calls for new process on diversity issues

Professor responds to equity stipend debate

Why I’m scared to come out as ADD on campus

Members of the Warren Wilson College Community, I’ve recently had two very interesting talks with two different friends about Attention Deficit Disorder. I myself am diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder), which is encompassed by the ADD label. This has always been a delicate issue among my friends, family and in my own private [...]

Impending Doom: A discussion of zombiicfation prevention

Many of us are familiar with the story of how the Ninja Turtles came to be: a container of radioactive green glowing ooze spilled out onto four baby turtles and a rat causing them to grow abnormally large and super smart. After extensive training from Splinter in the art of ninjutsu the Teenage Mutant Ninja [...]

Stylish and decadent tragi-comedy on stage

from The Theater Crew Warren Wilson begins the new year with a Jacobean tragedy full of lust, treachery, retribution and – oddly – humor. Written by Thomas Middleton, Shakespeare’s contemporary, “Women Beware Women” has recently been performed by London’s National Theatre and the Red Bull Theatre of New York City. Written almost 400 years ago and adapted [...]

Creating a new foundation for the college

College Chaplain Steve Runholt indicated in his Thanksgiving sermon that Warren Wilson College was founded on “three core Calvinist values: education, industry and righteousness.”

Why we don’t have snacks

Warren Wilson College lacks a suitable space in which students can congregate. Most colleges are outfitted with some center which features various services for students throughout the day: food, activities, rest and a place where students can commune between classes and work.

Response to governance editorial

Warren Wilson College, special, because of where it is, because of our Triad-grounded education – with a further special, a governance system unique to the way we order our daily life.

A response to the “Noah’s Ark” party

Many were shocked and vilified when they first saw the advertisement of this “Noah’s Ark party.”

SLO’s “Heart of the Issue”

Good conversation. Important topics. Great things to get excited about. Make it a point to stop by Thursday April 29; we look forward to seeing you!

Word of the Student Trustee

A submission from Gideon Burdick, the student trustee.

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