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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

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

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

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

Voter ID laws damage American democracy

Voting is exciting for me. Odd, I know, but I’ve loved it ever since my mom took me into the voting booth in 1996, when Bill Clinton, Bob Dole and Ross Perot comprised the field for president. Granted, I probably [...]

November 3, 2014 Opinion

Global Grab: Ottawa recovers, troops leave Afghani province

The Issue: Ottawa Terrorist Attack A terrorist attack rocked Canada’s capital and catapulted more investigations of terrorism in Canada. On Oct. 22, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau opened fire at Canada’s National War Memorial and entered the nearby Parliament building. Zehaf-Bibeau killed corporal Nathan Cirillo, [...]

October 29, 2014 News

Global Grab: Hong Kong protests continue, Europe audits banks

The Issue: Hong Kong Protests The protests for democracy in Hong Kong are still alive and well. They started about three weeks ago with a student rally, and grew to mass protests for “great democracy” in Hong Kong, according to [...]

October 22, 2014 News

Global Grab: Ebola arrives stateside, ISIL kills fourth hostage

The Issue: Ebola The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the United States. A man from Liberia tested positive for the disease in Dallas, and the BBC reports that 50 people the man, Thomas Duncan, had been in [...]

October 7, 2014 News

For a Bishop living in Washington, life away from OWU just isn’t the same

I miss Ohio Wesleyan. There, I admitted it. I’m doing a semester in Washington, D.C., for the Wesleyan in Washington program, and I didn’t expect to feel this way so soon. I love my school, don’t get me wrong, but [...]

October 2, 2014 Opinion