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"Self-Portrait" by senior Tyler Travis.

Senior art students leave impression was ‘Happening’

The vast diversity within the graduating class of Ohio Wesleyan Fine Art students was displayed for all to see this weekend at the Ross Art Museum. The mixed media now exhibited in “Happenings” ranges from photography and paintings, to booklets [...]

April 18, 2014 Entertainment
“When you sign up to be a truck driver, they tell you that you’ll see the country. That’s bullshit. You see the side of the highway.”
Photo by Caleb Dorfman

‘People of Delaware’ comes to page seven

Ohio Wesleyan University junior and Transcript Reporter, Caleb Dorfman, created a Facebook page dedicated to the lives and stories of the people who reside in Delaware, Ohio. He says he decided to document local people as a way to hopefully [...]

April 18, 2014 Entertainment
Left to Right: Leslie Mann, Nicki Minaj, Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton in "The Other Woman." Photo: IMDb

Male-centered films fail to challenge gender on screen

I’m not really sure when films about women teaming up to take down a man started to be seen as “girl-power” flicks, but they’re not. In past years Hollywood has spit out films such as “John Tucker Must Die,” “The [...]

April 10, 2014 Opinion
Josh Radnor, a liberal arts alum, spoke to Ohio Wesleyan students about his life as an actor, writer and director.

How Ohio Wesleyan met Josh Radnor

“Down-to-earth” has become one of the more contrived terms to describe celebrities, but still one that seems to perfectly encompass Ohio Wesleyan’s evening with actor, writer, director and advocate for kindness, Josh Radnor. Best know for his role as Ted [...]

March 31, 2014 Entertainment

Commentary: Spring into music

Whistle Peak. Photo: karatebodyrecords.com Maybe I am getting ahead of myself here, but as soon as the sun comes out and the temperature gets anywhere above thirty, I leap into Spring mode. One of the many ways I celebrate turning [...]

March 22, 2014 Entertainment
A ‘liberal’ lesson in the pursuit of life

A ‘liberal’ lesson in the pursuit of life

A man sits in a dimly lit room bent over a piece of paper struggling to justify developing a relationship with someone who wasn’t even born until his sixteenth birthday. He subtracts their ages, 35 and 19. He realizes that [...]

March 6, 2014 Entertainment
Not just temperature, not just Ohio

Not just temperature, not just Ohio

The ever-popular water-cooler conversation topic of climate change may need to be updated. According to, Laurel Anderson, associate professor of botany-microbiology at Ohio Wesleyan, there are multiple factors contributing to and generated from the alterations in the environment that have [...]

February 28, 2014 News
Local theater loses heat and business

Local theater loses heat and business

For the first time in its 98 years of operation, the local Strand Theatre closed its doors for an extensive period of time. Manager Kara Long discovered complications with the theater’s heating system last Friday. “When I went into the [...]

February 13, 2014 Entertainment
Actor’s death raises life-long questions

Actor’s death raises life-long questions

The image Philip Seymour Hoffman left imprinted in my mind is his exceptional portrayal of rock critic Lester Bangs in  the 2000 film “Almost Famous.” With needle still in arm and evidence of drug abuse throughout his apartment, actor Hoffman, [...]

February 6, 2014 Entertainment