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Changes made to admissions process

For the class of 2018, Ohio Wesleyan saw a freshmen class of 484 students, nearly 100 lower than the university’s target. The class of 2016 and 2017 had a freshmen enrollment of 570 and 572 students respectively. Many factors contributed [...]

March 6, 2015 News
Beeghly Library. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

Spring art show finds home in library

Beeghly Library was anything but quiet Sunday, March 1. The echo of hammers on nails filled the usually studious space. This year’s annual spring art show has begun, and students hung the various pieces selected for showing. The show is [...]

March 2, 2015 Entertainment
Freshman Amanda Clay. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Track and field break records, enjoy success

Olympic legend Mark Spitz once said, “Records are meant to broken.” The Ohio Wesleyan women’s track and field team has proven that Spitz was right. Freshman Amanda Clay has already broke two OWU school records. At the Spire Midwest Indoor [...]

February 11, 2015 Sports
Daniel Haybron speaks to a crowd of students, faculty and staff in the Benes Room.

Visiting lecturer says happiness should be first priority

Even though incomes in the United States have nearly tripled since World War II, Americans are not much happier, according to a college professor who studies happiness. “We as policymakers need to look at how policies affect citizens’ quality of [...]

January 23, 2015 News
Freshman Nate Axelrod takes on a Depauw defender during last Saturday's game in Branch Rickey Arena.

High flying offense brings success

From the outside looking in, this season should have been a rebuilding year. The men’s basketball team has only one senior and lost four of their top-five scorers from last season. However, the team has already shattered those expectations, holding [...]

January 22, 2015 Sports
Senior Alex Lothstein while in Israel.

While you were gone

  Though Ohio Wesleyan closes campus during winter break, it doesn’t shut down entirely. Some students stayed for the vacation or returned early, while Public Safety continued to patrol campus. Contrary to popular belief, Resident Advisors are not required to [...]

January 21, 2015 News
Due to renovations on Edward’s gym, many athletes are working out in a converted garage in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. Photo by Jane Suttmeier

Winter weather brings changes for athletic practices

Winter is officially here to stay at Ohio Wesleyan, and with that comes changes for OWU sports. The teams that have previously been outdoors will go through the most change, both in terms of schedule as well as program. Day-to-day [...]

November 20, 2014 Sports
Junior Rocky Crotty, a member of Delta Tau Delta, cooks hamburgers for students at Beach Bash, the fraternity's annual event benefitting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Beach Bash raises funds for diabetes research

With music in the air and the grill sizzling, Friday afternoon was filled with energy at Delta Tau Delta’s Beach Bash philanthropy event. Students sat in the house lawn, some watching, others waiting for their turn to compete for beach [...]

September 11, 2014 News
New Vice President for Enrollment Susan Dileno speaks at convocation. Dileno came to Ohio Wesleyan from Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio.

New year, new administrators

A new year sees new changes in administration, as two positions have been filled by new hires this fall. One of these employees is Meredith Dixon, who now serves as the Assistant Director of Residential Life. Dixon, a Residential Life Coordinator [...]

September 3, 2014 News
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Freshman enrollment down, but class looks strong

As the fall semester begins, the Ohio Wesleyan University community is smaller than expected.  Enrollment is down for this year’s freshman class, and is the lowest it has been in the past five years. The university’s goal is to have [...]

September 2, 2014 News