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Come to Soup and Bread served in Kittredge Dining Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Friday, October 24th. Please stop by to help out in the kitchen and/or eat Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup, Homemade Vegan Southwest Whole Grain Soup, New England Clam Chowder, and Whole Grain Breads and Toppings! Remember, $3 of your meal swipe will go to a local, national, or international food charity. Check us out on Facebook!!/groups/soupandbread/

Family Weekend 2014 is October 31-November 2. The full schedule of events can be found on the website. Join us in welcoming our families and visitors!

This Saturday, October 25th from 4pm to 6pm, a group from the Political Rhetoric class will be hosting a downtown promotional event as a part of a class project. At the gazebo on the corner of W. Liberty and Market St., student representatives from the class will be present to provide information about the local businesses. There will be live music from Wooster students. Enter for a chance to win a $40 gift card to either Lucky Records or Spoon Market and Deli! If you need a ride, WHT transportation will be circulating between the Lowry loop and downtown gazebo between the hours of 4 and 6pm.

Fiction writer Karin Lin-Greenberg, author of Faulty Predictions, will share excerpts from that work on Thursday, Oct. 30. The reading, which is free and open to the public, begins at 4 p.m. in Room 244 of Kauke Hall (400 E. University).

The Wooster Symphony Orchestra will present the first concert of the season this Saturday, October 25, beginning at 7:30 pm in McGaw Chapel. The student/faculty/community orchestra will perform Dance Rhythms (Wallingford Riegger), The Unanswered Question (Ives), Diversions for Orchestra (Irving Fine), Divertisements (Martino), and An American in Paris (Gershwin). Seating is "open" for this concert,and tickets can be purchased at the door beginning at 6:30 pm that evening. COW faculty, staff, students, and retirees are free with ID.

WOOSTER, Ohio — Thomas Russo, managing member of Gardner, Russo, and Gardner, will present "Global Value Equity Investing" on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at The College of Wooster. His talk, which is part of the James R. Wilson lecture series, begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Wilson Governance Room in the lower level of the Scot Center (1267 Beall Ave.). Admission is free and open to the public. Russo, who works with companies that have strong global brands and significant growth potential in international markets, will share his insights on global value investing at the lecture.

Come join in the celebration of the festival of lights organized by the South Asia Committee! There' ll be socializing, Indian Snacks and SPARKLERS in the end! :) Reward yourself after a stressful week and learn about a new tradition! Dress Code: Traditional/ Smart Casuals 24 October at 6:00pm–8:00pm Next Week Babcock Dining Hall

The Department of Theatre and Dance box office opens Monday, October 20 for our season opener, SCAPIN, by Bill Irwin and Mark O'Donnell. Join us Thursday, October 30, Friday, October 31 or Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 pm for an evening of physical and verbal comedy sure to entertain young and old alike! Stop by the box office in Freedlander Theatre or call us at 330-263-2241 to reserve your tickets today! General admission $9; Senior Citizens, faculty and staff, and non-COW students $6; COW students FREE! We can't wait to see you at the theatre!!!

Bettina Arnold, professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will present “Technology and Science in the Service of Archaeology: Burial and Society in Iron Age Southwest Germany” on Thursday, Oct. 23, at The College of Wooster. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. in Room 105 of Scovel Hall. A reception with beverages and snacks will follow the presentation Additional information is available by phone (330-263-2474) or e-mail (

If you wish to vote by absentee ballot mailing in your home state, please contact the local board of elections in your home county. A web search of your local board of elections should give you specific instructions for the absentee ballot voting process. Please do this right away to ensure enough time to receive your ballot and return it to your local board of elections prior to the November 4 election.If you have any questions, you may contact Professor Denise Bostdorff or Dean Carolyn Buxton.

Susan Albers, Psy.D. Tuesday, November 4th from 11-12:00pm Lean Lecture Hall Dr. Albers is a psychology graduate of the College of Wooster and her most recent book is Eat Q: Unlock the Weight-Loss Power of Emotional Intelligence ( . She is a licensed clinical psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic specializing in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns, and mindfulness. Dr. Albers has been on the Dr. Oz show and featured in numerous publications.

Dr. Paul Anderson is giving the 2014 Helen Murray Free Endowment Lectures on Thursday, October 23, in Wishart Hall, Lean Lecture Room. Technical Lecture, 11 AM, "A Retrospective Look at Drug Discovery." Public Lecture, 7:30 PM, "Challenges and Opportunities in the Pharmaceutical Industry." Dr. Anderson is a medicinal chemist with more than 40 years of research and management experience in the pharmaceutical industry. His research interests span neuroscience, infectious diseases and cardiovascular medicine.

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