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A selection of baby clothes at the Common Ground Free Store Ministries. This store provides everything from baby clothes to houseware items to books, all at no cost to those who need them. Photo by Emily Feldmesser

Delaware free store provides resources to poor

A couple blocks away from Selby Stadium there’s a store that is, for some, considered to be more than a place to get goods. The Common Ground Free Store Ministries is a free store, which means everything is completely free [...]

April 18, 2014 News
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Global Grab: Elections and reflections

The Issue: Afghanistan Nearly 60 percent of the 12 million eligible voters turned out in the Afghani elections, said the New York Times. According to the United States Elections Project, 58.2 percent of Americans voted in the 2012 elections. Saturday [...]

April 10, 2014 News
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Identity and ideology don’t always mix

There have been renewed peace talks between Israel and Palestine recently. As a cynic, I roll my eyes because I highly doubt that anything will be done this time. But as someone who grew up in a Jewish household and [...]

April 10, 2014 Opinion
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: frontpagemag.com

Global Grab: Talking Turkey, Korea Fires Away and Egyptian Elections

The Issue: Turkey Once considered one of the more stable countries in the Middle East, tensions have been rising in Turkey over the past few weeks. Recently, the government blocked access to Twitter and YouTube because audio recordings talking about [...]

April 3, 2014 News

Don’t judge a punk rock band by its name

A new punk band has exploded on the music scene, and they’re making a buzz for themselves, if only by name alone. Perfect Pussy, the five-piece group from Syracuse, New York has made a splash at concerts and festivals, most [...]

March 31, 2014 Entertainment

Global Grab: A Russian annexation and a missing Malaysian plane

Beginning in this week’s issue, I will be writing a weekly column about world affairs. It will consist of simple breakdowns of complex current events to help Ohio Wesleyan students and other readers get an idea of what’s going on [...]

March 22, 2014 News
Finding a voice among depression, stigma and dreadful weather

Finding a voice among depression, stigma and dreadful weather

This winter has sucked. The cold, the rain, the sleet, the snow and that weird hail thing the other day have all been present during this long winter. For me, so has depression. As a person who suffers from depression [...]

February 22, 2014 Opinion
Students find their home away from home in Greek Life

Students find their home away from home in Greek Life

The week after winter break, unaffiliated men and women geared up to go through recruitment in hopes of finding a fraternity or sorority to call home. Even though these two events occurred during the same time, they were carried out [...]

January 30, 2014 News
Girl Rising: Cajun restaurant helps fundraise for girls’ education, documentary screening on campus

Girl Rising: Cajun restaurant helps fundraise for girls’ education, documentary screening on campus

  By Emily Feldmesser Copy Editor What better way to raise money for charity than with food and friends? That was the idea behind the Oct. 10 fundraiser at J. Gumbo’s, benefitting the Girl Rising campaign. Sophomore Zoe Morris, a [...]

November 1, 2013 News
Lack of gun control desensitizes public

Lack of gun control desensitizes public

By Emily Feldmesser Copy Editor “Another day, another mass shooting.” That was my first thought when I heard about the Navy Yard incident in Washington D.C. on Sept. 16. As of press time, 13 people have been confirmed dead, including [...]

September 22, 2013 Opinion