Friday 06th March 2015,
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OWU receives $10,000 grant for sustainable move out

With high hopes of a few relaxing months away from school, or perhaps fears of facing the apocryphal ‘real world’, it can be difficult for students to think sustainably when it comes to moving out at the end of spring [...]

March 3, 2015 News
Junior Katie Patrick as Eva leans on the shoulder of junior Margot Reed as Helga.

Big talent surpasses small stage in “Kindertransport”

The much anticipated ‘Kindertransport’ came to life for the first time in Ohio Wesleyan’s Chappelear Drama Center’s Studio Theatre last Wednesday evening. In accordance with its namesake, ‘Kindertransport’–by Diane Samuels– draws inspiration from the many Jewish children who were pushed [...]

February 26, 2015 Entertainment
"Fifty Shades of Grey" movie poster. Photo courtesy of opi.com.

Why I am not seeing “Fifty Shades of Grey”

I am by no means above seeing a bad movie. Bad movies are some of the most entertaining movies. The poorly constructed plots, the awkward acting, the supremely cheesy wink-wink-nudge-nudge humor – it’s all great. At first I thought that [...]

February 16, 2015 Opinion
Album cover for "What A Beautiful World, What A Terrible World" by The Decemberists. Photo courtesy of Amazon.com.

Anticipated Albums

2014 has come to an end and the new year is upon us. With the close of each year, Best Albums lists begin to crowd the Web. But instead of looking back to the music of the recent past, here [...]

January 23, 2015 Entertainment
"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