Friday 19th January 2018,
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Thanks, ‘T-script’

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief  On New Year’s Day, I was back home in Dubai, writing my first editorial as the editor-in-chief after serving as copy editor of The Transcript for two years. I wrote and revised four drafts—I was elated, I [...]

December 11, 2017 Opinion

CAFA introduces new financial incentive

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief  The Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid (CAFA) proposed a new financial incentive, intended to attract bright students to Ohio Wesleyan by providing more substantial scholarships. The initiative, undertaken by the Enrollment Office, is a “response to [...]

December 8, 2017 News

Vice president of enrollment leaves OWU

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief  Susan Dileno, vice president of enrollment, has left Ohio Wesleyan to “pursue other opportunities,” according to an email by President Rock Jones. In an email sent to OWU faculty and staff on Nov. 30, Jones announced [...]

December 4, 2017 News

Peach of a movie breaks Hollywood barriers

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief Skip the world—the one demanding your attention, testing your patience, breaking your will—for two hours and submerge yourself in 1980s Italy. That summer in small-town Bordighera. Swimming in the river. Biking past cobblestoned streets. Transcribing Bach. [...]

November 13, 2017 Entertainment, Opinion

2018 WCSA election results announced

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief The Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) has elected its first female black student body president. Senior Cara Harris will serve as the WCSA president in 2018 and sophomore Peyton Hardesty was elected vice president. The 2017 WCSA [...]

November 12, 2017 News

Freedom of speech brought to light in play

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief  With Fahrenheit 451’s production, Ohio Wesleyan’s theatre and dance department brought attention to national issues concerning free speech and censorship. After five weeks of rehearsals, the production was held on the Main Stage inside Chappelear Drama [...]

October 25, 2017 Entertainment

The sleaze goes beyond the screen

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief A woman who wants to make it in the film industry is expected to schmooze by letting men have their way with them. Then, they have to remain silent because speaking out against prominent Hollywood figures [...]

October 25, 2017 Opinion

DACA’s effect on Ohio Wesleyan

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief  Jose Armendariz roots for the U.S. soccer team when it plays against Mexico. “People might call me a traitor, but why would I support a country I don’t have a memory of and have never grown up [...]

September 15, 2017 News

Campus bookstore transitions to self-operated store

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief  Students could forgo the hunt for affordable textbooks on Amazon with Ohio Wesleyan’s upcoming bookstore transition. Starting Oct. 2, the OWU bookstore will no longer be Follett-operated and will instead reopen as a self-operated store. Lauri [...]

September 15, 2017 News

Students host rally in response to Charlottesville attacks

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief  Ohio Wesleyan students, faculty and staff shared messages of solidarity, love and hope at a rally staged in support of victims of the Charlottesville attacks. Junior Emily Shpiece and senior Ryan Bishop helped organize the event [...]

September 1, 2017 News