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The star of David. Photo courtesy of shermanreport.com.

It happens at home, too

Growing up as a Jewish woman, I was always surrounded by other Jews. I went to Hebrew school, a Jewish overnight camp, the Jewish Community Center and part of a large, vocal Jewish family. So being Jewish was part of [...]

April 1, 2015 Opinion
Kourtney, Khloe and Kim Kardashian. Photo courtesy of nairaland.com.

Shame on you: leave my TV alone

I consider myself to be a fairly smart person. I read The New York Times every day, I understand world politics and I can hold my own in just about any conversation. But my ultimate guilty pleasure is reality television. [...]

March 17, 2015 Opinion
The stars of "Broad City." Photo courtesy of comedycentral.com.

Female-driven comedy is needed more than ever

For about 13 weeks, my favorite day is Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. It’s when my favorite show “Broad City” airs on Comedy Central. It follows Abbi and Ilana through their trials and tribulations as young women in New York City. [...]

February 27, 2015 Opinion
Drake Bell playing his guitar. Photo courtesy of Drake Bell's management.

Bishop Bash bringing Bell

After months of speculation and wild rumors, Ohio Wesleyan’s Campus Programming Board (CPB) announced its mystery guest for this year’s Bishop Bash: Drake Bell. Bell, known for his role in the Nickelodeon television show “Drake and Josh,” also has musical [...]

February 26, 2015 Entertainment
The current 35 Williams Drive House. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

Where do seniors go now?

When the news broke that the brothers of Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) would be getting their house back, I was ecstatic. The men of Fiji worked hard and tirelessly to get their housing privileges reinstated. The house is well deserved, [...]

February 6, 2015 Opinion
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Old face, new position

  I cannot believe I’m old enough to be the editor-in-chief of The Transcript. I know it sounds silly, but I still think I’m 15 years old and in high school, not a 21-year-old junior in college. My high school [...]

January 23, 2015 Opinion, Uncategorized
Juniors Emma Drongowski and Jerry Lherisson, WCSA Vice President and President. Photo courtesy of Emma Drongowski.

New goals for familiar faces

Every new Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) administration has grand plans for their tenure, and this administration is no exception. President Jerry Lherrison and Vice President Emma Drongowski, both juniors, have ambitious plans and are willing to tackle them [...]

January 23, 2015 News
Protestors gather on the Admiralty Bridge in Hong Kong. Photo: Wikimedia

Global Grab: Hong Kong escalates, UN talks climate change

The Issue: Hong Kong Protests At first, people thought the protests in Hong Kong would be short lived and relatively peaceful. However, the most recent developments have proven otherwise. On Monday, protestors tried and failed to surround government offices, and police [...]

December 2, 2014 News
The flag of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Image: Wikimedia

Global Grab: ISIL beheads fifth captive, Japan’s economy shrinks

The Issue: ISIL Over the weekend, the Islamic State released a video showing the beheading of Peter Kassig, an American aid worker. He was the fifth Western hostage the group has killed and the third American, according to the Washington Post. [...]

November 18, 2014 News

Global Grab: Election edition

This week, the Global Grab is going national, in honor of the Midterm elections. Republicans picked up 13 House seats, while also picking up seven Senate seats. To get the majority for the Senate, the Republicans needed to pick up [...]

November 10, 2014 News