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The cover photo from Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair cover shoot. Photo courtesy of baltimoresun.com.

The courage of Caitlyn Jenner

When I woke up this morning, my Twitter was all a flurry with news of Caitlyn Jenner. When I saw her portrait on the cover of Vanity Fair, I gasped. She was beautiful and looked happy. As someone who avidly [...]

June 4, 2015 Opinion
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SLUs saved: MFL and SAGE buildings to remain on campus next year

When the moderators and members of the Modern Foreign Language House (MFL) and the Sexuality and Gender Equality House (SAGE) received the email late last Monday that their buildings would be safe next year, the resounding response was one of [...]

May 4, 2015 News
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Reading is good for you, kids!

I love reading. I love reading books, magazines, newspapers, online articles. Anything that has words printed on it, I’ll read it. And I’ve always been like this. My parents told me that when I was about three, they came in [...]

April 29, 2015 Opinion
Rapper Kendrick Lamar. Photo courtesy of thissongissick.com.

After long wait, Kendrick Lamar delivers

How does someone follow up a critically and commercially acclaimed album? Many musicians had to do it- just ask Nirvana, Adele or a myriad of other artists. The latest artist that had to deal with the quandary was Kendrick Lamar. [...]

April 3, 2015 Opinion
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