Wake up to online threats

A dimly lit dorm room housed a young teenager, tucked under the weight of his blanket, browsing all over the internet. The boy took a quick glance around his surroundings. He saw no one. All was quiet. He went back under the blanket. The boy opened up a virtual private network (VPN), allowing him to […]

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IKEA captivates bewildered Indians

Crowded lines encapsulate the gigantic rectangular “shopping home” that puzzled my friends and me. We were visiting a strange new place in India, a place infamously known as “IKEA.” A new addition to Indian home furnishing, IKEA opened in Hyderabad on Aug. 9. On the first day itself, “40,000 shoppers” showed up, leading to extensive […]

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College in site: Kalamazoo

A relatively small higher education institution of 1,400 students, situated in Michigan, Kalamazoo College boasts of a liberal arts education that prepares students for virtually anything. One of the college’s professors of Anthropology, Kiran Cunningham, is a Woodstock alumna and was present on campus to talk about her experience earlier this week. “The smallness of […]

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The sweetness of ice cream

Fine silky texture atop an elegantly shaped cone on a summer day is the perfect remedy to alleviate the heat. In other words, stuff yourself with ice cream and you’ll be taken into another world where everything is white: where you can walk on the ground, slip, and fall into the sweet ecstasy, gobbling everything […]

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Over the hills and far away: Mr. Crider

As the academic year comes to an end, several staff members prepare to leave.  Hence, The Woodstocker caught up with some of them to dig into their thoughts and future endeavors. As he prepares to return to the United States, Mr. Andrew Crider recently talked about things he’ll miss about Woodstock: the close-knit community, the […]

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