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A few thoughts and a final farewell

I can’t believe I’m writing my final op­-ed piece as editor-­in-­chief. I have been dedicated to The Transcript since my first semester freshman year. It feels as though I’m leaving my family, or someone I really, really like. I struggled to think [...]

December 10, 2015 Opinion
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Obsession to the highest degree

I’m the kind of person who fixates on things. I definitely have an obsessive personality, so once I’m interested in something, I really don’t let go. And the same goes with albums. Rather, sections of albums. Lately, I can’t stop listening to [...]

December 7, 2015 Opinion
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Commission seeks to solve difficult problems

In recent weeks, many colleges and universities across the country have struggled with their administrations over racial and cultural inequalities. Many students have protested that their administrators do not listen to their concerns. Ohio Wesleyan’s President’s Commission on Racial and Cultural Diversity (PCORCD) [...]

December 3, 2015 News
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Let’s step outside the western state of mind

As I woke up from my weekly Friday nap on Nov. 13, I checked my phone. Expecting a few texts or a Snapchat or two, I was instead greeted with alerts about the Paris terrorist attack. That woke me up immediately. After [...]

November 16, 2015 Opinion
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Senioritis? No such thing in college

About four years ago, I was suffering from a case of senioritis. I was a high school senior, already admitted to college and enrolled in said college. School didn’t matter much anymore, and other than maintaining my grades, I became very relaxed [...]

November 12, 2015 Opinion
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Sigma Chi now closed on campus

This story updated on 11/12/15 Late Wednesday, Nov. 11, the Ohio Wesleyan University community was alerted that the Sigma Chi fraternity is being closed immediately. According to the email sent to students and faculty, the international headquarters of the fraternity were the [...]

November 11, 2015 News
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We cannot lose our common sense

As a journalist, and especially as the editor­-in-­chief of this paper, I have dealt with my fair share of ethical issues. There’s always the fine line of wanting to grab people’s attention and being offensive, and that line is easily crossed. I’m [...]

November 4, 2015 Opinion
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The acceptance of Mental Health Day

It came to my attention that Oct. 10 was “Mental Health Day,” which was actually sponsored by the World Health Organization. My social media platforms were littered with people saying how their families and friends had supported them, or them sharing their [...]

October 20, 2015 Opinion
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Juvenile escapee apprehended by OWU Public Safety officer

A juvenile escapee labeled as dangerous was apprehended Tuesday, Oct. 6, by an Ohio Wesleyan Public Safety officer. Michael Wilson Jr., an inmate at the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center, escaped Monday, Oct. 5 around 7 p.m. He was captured around 10:45 [...]

October 6, 2015 News
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Taylor Swift, feminism and me

Suddenly, it seems like being a feminist is the hottest thing you can be right now. Since Beyoncé’s proclamation at the 2014 Video Music Awards, other celebrities and musicians have been clamoring for that title. One self­proclaimed feminist is none other than [...]

September 10, 2015 Opinion