Thursday 30th March 2017,
The Transcript

Mike DeWitt, men’s basketball head coach, selected as interim athletics director


By Sara Hollabaugh, Online Editor Men’s basketball head coach Mike DeWitt will serve as the interim athletics director. According to a campus-wide email from Chuck Stinemetz, provost, DeWitt will take over Ingles position in mid-May. ”Roger leaves big shoes to fill, but Mike’s stellar career with the Battling Bishops—as a [...]

March 24, 2017 Sara Hollabaugh News, Sports 0

Ultimate frisbee wins first place in the High Tide tournament

Jeremy Griffin-Jackson, a resident of the Citizens of the World House, catches a frisbee at Meet the SLUs.

By Aleksei Pavloff, Sports Editor The ultimate frisbee club at Ohio Wesleyan University traveled to South Carolina to compete in the High Tide tournament and walked away with first place in their bracket over spring break. The ultimate frisbee club entered the High Tide tournament that went from March 14-16 [...]

March 23, 2017 Sara Hollabaugh Sports 0

Freshman track and field athlete wins national title at Division III event

Cirrus Robinson (left), Nate Newman (middle) and Sarah Fowler (right) all placed in top 6.

By Aleksei Pavloff, Sports Editor A national champion was crowned for Ohio Wesleyan University track and field while two others placed in the Division III national championship meet March 10 and 11. Cirrus Robinson, Sarah Fowler, and Nate Newman all placed in their individual competitions at the NCAA championship meet. [...]

March 23, 2017 Sara Hollabaugh Sports 0

The Beat: Drake beats streaming records with “More Life”


By John Bonus, Transcript Reporter Drake continues his reign as the biggest hip-hop artist in the game with his record-breaking release of “More Life.” The Toronto rapper released the 22-track album (which he refers to as a playlist) on Saturday and it broke streaming records on both Spotify and Apple [...]

March 23, 2017 Sara Hollabaugh Entertainment 0

Queer Film Festival showing its last movie


By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor The International Queer Film Festival is closing the curtain after a successful first season. Since it began showing lms in early February, the festival plays movies to better represent queer people from around the world through cinema. The upcoming lm, “The Handmaiden” will [...]

March 23, 2017 Sara Hollabaugh Entertainment 0

“Beauty and the Beast” invites you to “Be [Their] Guest”


By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor It’s a tale as old as time…revived. Bill Candon’s brought-to-life Beauty and the Beast stars grown-up Hermione Granger, Emma Watson, as Belle, and CGI’d Dan Stevens as the ferocious, gentle giant, the Beast. Catering to viewers’ nostal- gia for the early-90’s ick, the [...]

March 23, 2017 Sara Hollabaugh Entertainment 0

Is your bracket busted?


By Evan Walsh, Chief Copy Editor Chances are you know someone, or know someone who knows someone that needs NCAA Tournament therapy. Fear not, they are simply suffering from “Busted Bracket-itis.” Do a quick search on and you probably won’t find anything about it. But if you spend ve [...]

March 23, 2017 Sara Hollabaugh Opinion 0

Letter to the Editor: SIAC addresses lack of diversity among faculty

Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

By Ryan Bishop, Contributing Writer The Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs’ (WCSA) Student Inclusion Advocacy Committee (SIAC) was created in the spring of 2016 to ensure that students from under-represented groups on campus have a pres- ence and voice on our student government. Its mission is focused on addressing is- [...]

March 23, 2017 Sara Hollabaugh Opinion 0

Warning: Virtual reality induces nausea


By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor So, this spring break I experienced a whole new world. No, I’m not talking about some lifechanging, spiritual journey to the beaches of Miami. Rather, Google sent me its new “Virtual Reality” headset for free as compensation for sending my phone three months [...]

March 23, 2017 Sara Hollabaugh Opinion 0

Saudi Arabia remains in a state of transition

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By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief If global warming becomes a major issue or alternate fuels are developed, Saudi Arabia’s economy will suffer, according to a former energy consultant. To diversify Saudi Arabia’s economy, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud drafted the Saudi Vision 2030, said Rand Guebert, a former Oilinvest B.V. [...]

March 23, 2017 Sara Hollabaugh News, Politics 0